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Jason Bateman

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 (1986).He was born in Rye, New York, USA. His father, Kent Bateman, from a Utah-based family, is a film and television director, and founder of a Hollywood repertory stage company. His mother, Victoria Bateman, was born in England and worked as a flight attendant. His sister is actress Justine Bateman. 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 (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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Jan 14, 1969 In Rye, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sesame Street 1969-07-21
Latest Project:
Series Growing Up Fisher 2014-02-23

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 22 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Arrested Development
Growing Up Fisher Unknown 2014-02-23
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Sit Down, Shut Up Larry Littlejunk 13 episodes, 2009 2009-04-19
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Chelsea Lately Unknown 2007-07-01
Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Arrested Development Michael Bluth 84 episodes, 2003-2019 2003-11-02
The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002-09-18
The Fairly OddParents Unknown 2001-03-30
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
Scrubs Unknown 2001-10-02
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
Two of a Kind Unknown 1998-09-25
King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Family Matters Unknown 1989-09-22
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Knight Rider Unknown 1982-09-26
St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-03-30
Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21