Jason Bateman

Mostly Credited As: Jason Bateman
Birth Name: Jason Kent Bateman
Date Of Birth: January 14, 1969 (Age 47)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Rye, New York
Height: 6' (1.82 m)

Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman's began his career with a major role on the television drama, Little House on the Prairie, in which he acted the role of James Ingalls from 1981 to 1982. He later became a teen idol in the mid-80s in shows such as Silver Spoons, It's Your Move, and The Hogan Family, but after the latter show ended its run, his career went into decline for almost a decade. During this period, he had major roles on four series—Simon, Chicago Sons, George & Leo, and Some of My Best Friends—none of which lasted for longer than one season. But he did manage to squeeze in some major film work as the horny sibling of Thomas Jane's about to be married character in The Sweetest Thing and in 2003, his career made a comeback when he landed the lead role of Michael Bluth on the FOX television comedy Arrested Development.

More recently, he has appeared in Dodgeball as an ESPN 8 commentator and Starsky & Hutch as Vince Vaughn's character's business partner. He also recently did commentary on the 2004 Democratic National Convention for The Majority Report with Arrested Development co-star David Cross.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Ozark (2017)As: TBA
Growing Up Fisher (2014)As: Henry Fisher (adult) / Narrator (Uncredited) -- [Voice]
Sit Down, Shut Up (2009)As: Larry Slimp -- [Voice]
The Jake Effect (2006)As: Jake Galvin
Arrested Development (2003)As: Michael Bluth
Some of My Best Friends (2001)As: Warren Fairbanks
George & Leo (1997)As: Ted Stoody
Chicago Sons (1997)As: Harry Kulchak
Simon (1995)As: Carl Himple
The Hogan Family (1986)As: David Hogan
It's Your Move (1984)As: Matthew Burton
Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974)As: James Cooper/Ingalls (S08)
Episode Cast Credits 

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Jason Bateman 35x77: (Apr/19/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Jenna Dewan Tatum, U.S. Open men's final winner Marin Cilic 33x07: (Sep/09/2014) As Himself 
  Jason Bateman; Amber Tamblyn; Smokey Robinson 28x04: (Sep/10/2009) As Himself 

Conan (2010) 
  Jason Bateman, Wendy Williams, Kaleo 06x36: (Mar/10/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Andy Cohen, Cold War Kids 04x169: (Nov/20/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Karaoke 01x126: (Aug/04/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Jason Bateman, Aja Naomi King, Cee-Lo Green 14x36: (Mar/03/2016) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Nicole Richie 13x100: (Jul/30/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Courtney Love, "Sexiest Man Alive" Chris Hemsworth 12x222: (Nov/18/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Katie Lowes, John Legend 12x114: (Mar/27/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Screen Actors Guild Awards (1995) 
  22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 22x01: (Jan/30/2016) As Himself (Presenter) 

This Morning (1988) 
  November 28, 2014 27x65: (Nov/28/2014) As Himself 
  February 26, 2013 25x120: (Feb/26/2013) As Himself 
  July 21, 2011 23x223: (Jul/21/2011) As Himself 
  June 27, 2008 20x205: (Jun/27/2008) As Himself 

E! News (1991) 
  How the Stars Are Celebrating Thanksgiving 24x80: (Nov/26/2014) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Judi Dench, Dustin Hoffman, Olly Murs 16x08: (Nov/21/2014) As Himself 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Season 39, Episode 273 39x273: (Nov/19/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 39, Episode 222 39x222: (Sep/09/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 39, Episode 148 39x148: (May/28/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Insider (2004) 
  Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda and Tina Fey 11x01: (Sep/15/2014) As Himself 

Charlie Rose (1991) 
  Jeffrey Goldberg; "This Is Where I Leave You"; James Galbraith 23x263: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Jason Bateman, Billy Eichner, Ryan Adams 21x188: (Sep/11/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Piedmont Bird Callers, Jason Bateman, John Fogerty 20x138: (May/21/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Amy Sedaris, a Top Ten List presented by Keith Olbermann, Drive-By Truckers 18x154: (Jun/21/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Teri Garr, Keyshia Cole 15x137: (Jun/19/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Hugh Fink, Son Volt 12x189: (Aug/05/2005) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Emma Watson, Jason Bateman, Brandy Clark 11x125: (Mar/24/2014) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Jason Bateman, Judy Shepard 07x24: (Oct/09/2009) As Himself 

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Jason Bateman 19x77: (Mar/12/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman 18x54: (Jan/31/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman 16x100: (Aug/02/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman 15x100: (Aug/10/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman 03x04: (Jan/08/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman 09x51: (Apr/08/2004) As Himself 

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Season 32, Episode 134 32x134: (Feb/19/2014) As Himself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  September 8, 2011 02x04: (Sep/08/2011) As Himself 

Alan Carr: Chatty Man (2009) 
  Matt Horne, Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, The Kooks 06x06: (Jul/22/2011) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Don Rickles, Bristol Palin, Colbie Caillat 19x118: (Jul/14/2011) As Himself (“Jim Norton at the ESPY Awards” Segment), [Uncredited]
  Josh Lucas, Hogan Family, Bird York 14x147: (May/03/2006) As Himself / David Hogan 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  February 7, 2011 12x38: (Feb/07/2011) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 58x01: (Mar/07/2010) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009) 
  Jason Bateman, Selena Gomez, Toby Keith 01x81: (Oct/07/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Jason Bateman 15x13: (Sep/07/2009) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Jason Bateman, Masi Oka, Alejandro Escovedo 15x128: (Jun/20/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jason Bateman, Caroline Rhea, Robert Randolph & The Family Band 12x77: (Feb/10/2005) As Himself 
  Al Franken, Jason Bateman, Breaking Benjamin 12x01: (Aug/31/2004) As Himself 
  Cedric the Entertainer, Jason Bateman, Yoshi Amao 11x100: (Apr/08/2004) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Jason Bateman 11x54: (Nov/16/2007) As Himself 
  Season 8, Episode 4 08x04: (Sep/02/2004) As Himself 
  Season 7, Episode 116 07x116: (Feb/11/2004) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 5, Episode 71 05x71: (Apr/09/2002) As Himself 

Scrubs (2001) 
  My Big Bird 05x08: (Jan/24/2006) As Mr. Sutton, [Special Guest Stars]

Punk'd (2012) (2003) 
  Benjamin Mckenzie, Jason Bateman, Akon 05x06: (Jul/24/2005) As Himself 

Justice League Unlimited (2001) 
  The Balance 04x05: (May/28/2005) Voiced  Hermes 

King of the Hill (1997) 
  The Petriot Act 09x06: (Feb/13/2005) Voiced  Dr. Leslie, [Special Guest Stars]

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson 30x12: (Feb/12/2005) As Himself (Host) 

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 62x01: (Jan/16/2005) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Arrested Development') 

Celebrity Poker Showdown (2003) 
  Tournament 3 Game 3 03x03: (Jul/22/2004) As Himself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Jason Bateman, Brooke Burke, Dane Cook, Juliette Lewis And The Licks 03x70: (Jun/11/2004) As Himself 
  Elisha Cuthbert, Jason Bateman, Rocco DiSpirito, Twista, No Use For A Name 03x48: (Apr/16/2004) As Himself 
  Eve, Jason Bateman, Jack Johnson w/G.Love 03x17: (Feb/17/2004) As Himself 

On Air With Ryan Seacrest (2004) 
  1/21/04 01x09: (Jan/21/2004) As Himself 

Cold Pizza (2003) 
  10/21/2003 01x02: (Oct/21/2003) As Himself 

The Twilight Zone (2002) (2002) 
  Burned 01x43: (May/21/2003) As Scott Crane 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) 
  Show #4044 27x117: (Sep/27/1989) As Himself 

Matlock (1986) 
  The Network 02x08: (Dec/01/1987) As Himself 

St. Elsewhere (1982) 
  You Beta Your Life 05x05: (Oct/29/1986) As Tim Moynihan 

Oprah (1986) 
  TV's New Leading Men 01x02: (Oct/19/1986) As Himself 

Knight Rider (1982) (1982) 
  Lost Knight 03x10: (Dec/09/1984) As Doug Wainwright 

Silver Spoons (1982) 
  Popcorn 01x17: (Feb/05/1983) As Derek Taylor 
  The Toy Wonder 01x16: (Jan/22/1983) As Derek Taylor 
  The Most Beautiful Girl in the World 01x14: (Jan/08/1983) As Derek Taylor 
  A Little Magic 01x11: (Dec/04/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  Father Nature 01x10: (Nov/27/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  Honor Thy Father 01x09: (Nov/20/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  I'm Just Wild About Harry 01x08: (Nov/13/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  Takin' a Chance on Love 01x05: (Oct/23/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  Boys Will Be Boys 01x02: (Oct/02/1982) As Derek Taylor 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/25/1982) As Derek Taylor 

Little House on the Prairie (1974) (1974) 
  The Lost Ones (2) 07x22: (May/11/1981) As James Cooper 
  The Lost Ones (1) 07x21: (May/04/1981) As James Cooper 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Then Came Elvis (2013)• Executive Producer
Growing Up Fisher (2014)• Executive Producer
Ozark (2017)• Producer

Episode Crew

Do Not Disturb (2008) (Credited in 4 episodes from this show) 
Dosing 01x03 Sep/24/2008 As: Director
Birdcage 01x02 Sep/17/2008 As: Director
Work Sex 01x01 Sep/10/2008 As: Director
Satisfaction 01x04 Unaired As: Director
Arrested Development (2003) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Afternoon Delight 02x06 Dec/19/2004 As: Director
For Your Love (1998) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
The Replacements 04x10 Apr/29/2001 As: Director
The Shrink Gets Shrunk 03x21 May/12/2000 As: Director
The Golf War 02x13 Jan/21/1999 As: Director
Two of a Kind (US) (1998) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Mr. Right Under Your Nose 01x17 Feb/26/1999 As: Director
Brother's Keeper (1998) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Game Ball 01x15 Feb/05/1999 As: Director
Family Matters (1989) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Pound Foolish 08x22 Apr/25/1997 As: Director
The Hogan Family (1986) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
It Happened One Night . . . Or Did It? 06x08 Nov/17/1990 As: Director
Educating Rita 05x10 Nov/27/1989 As: Director
Secretarial Poole 04x09 Jan/09/1989 As: Director

Married to Amanda Anka.

Will be in upcoming movie "Fast Track" slated for 2006.

Will cameo in upcoming movie "Break Up" slated for 2006.

Will be in upcoming movie "Heart Break Kid" slated for 2006.

Jason Bateman appeared on "The Simpons".

He guest-hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live on February 12, 2005.

His older sister is Family Ties star Justine Bateman.

Bateman was tricked by Ashton Kutcher's crew members on the MTV show Punk'd.

Bateman was awarded a Golden Globe in 2005.

Jason was born to an American father and a Maltese mother.

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