Jason Bateman Biography

Birthday: 1969-01-14
Place of Birth: Rye, New York USA
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
Wiki Biography: Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom "Arrested Development" (2003), as well as his role on "Valerie's Family" (1986). He was born in Rye, New York, USA. His father, Kent Bateman, is a film and television director and founder of a Hollywood repertory stage company. His mother, Victoria Bateman, was a flight attendant. In 1981, at the age of 12, young Bateman made his debut on television as James Cooper Ingalls in "Little House on the Prairie" (1974): Uncle Jed, appearing in 18 more episodes in one season. In the mid-1980s, he became the DGA's youngest-ever director when he directed three episodes of "Valerie's Family" (1986) at age 18. During the 2000s, Bateman's film career has been on soaring trajectory. In 2005, he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy, for "Arrested Development" (2003), and received other awards and nominations. Bateman has been enjoying a happy family life with his wife, actress Amanda Anka (daughter of singer Paul Anka). Their first child, Francesca Nora Bateman, was born in Los Angeles on October 28, 2006. The Batemans reside in Los Angeles, California.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Golden Globe Awards Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy 1975
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins 1984 Comedy
It's Your Move Matthew Burton 1984 Comedy
The Hogan Family David Hogan 1986 - 1991
Necessary Roughness 1991 Comedy
Chicago Sons Harry Kulchak 1997 Comedy
Some of My Best Friends Warren Fairbanks 2001 Comedy
One Way Out 2002 Crime
Arrested Development Michael Bluth 2003 - 2006 Comedy
Starsky and Hutch Kevin 2004 Comedy
Starsky & Hutch Kevin 2004 Comedy
Sit Down, Shut Up Larry Littlejunk 2009 Animation
State of Play Dominic Foy 2009 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Bates Motel 1987 Comedy, Drama, Horror
Teen Wolf Too Todd Howard 1987 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Necessary Roughness 1991 Comedy, Sport
Breaking the Rules Phil Stepler 1992 Drama
The Ex Chip Sanders 1997
Love Stinks 1999 Comedy
Sol Goode 2001
The Sweetest Thing Roger Donahue 2002 Comedy, Romance
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Pepper Brooks 2004 Comedy, Sport
The Break-Up Riggleman 2006
The Kingdom Adam Leavitt 2007 Action, Drama, Thriller
Juno Mark Loring 2007 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Hancock Ray 2008 Action, Crime, Fantasy
State of Play Dominic Foy 2009 Crime, Drama, Mystery
Extract Joel 2009 Comedy, Crime, Romance
Couples Retreat Jason Smith 2009 Comedy
Up in the Air Craig Gregory 2009 Drama, Romance
The Switch Wally 2010
Switch Wally Mars 2010 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Paul Agent Zoil 2011
Horrible Bosses Nick 2011
The Change-Up Dave 2011
The Longest Week Conrad Valmont 2013 Comedy, Drama
Identity Thief Sandy Patterson 2013 Comedy, Crime
Disconnect Rich Boyd 2013 Drama, Thriller
Horrible Bosses 2 Nick Hendricks 2014 Comedy
The Gift Simon 2015 Mystery, Thriller
The Family Fang Buster Fang 2015 Drama