Jason Bateman

Born Jan 14, 1969

Jason Kent Bateman is an American television and film actor. After appearing in several 1980s and 1990s sitcoms, including It's Your Move, and The Hogan Family, Bateman came to prominence in the early 2000s for playing Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, for which he won a TV Land, a Golden Globe, and two Satellite Awards.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on January 14, 1969.


1980 11 Years Old Bateman first appeared in a cereal commercial for Golden Grahams in 1980 and started his television career on Little House on the Prairie as James Cooper, an orphaned boy who, along with his sister, is adopted by the Ingalls family.
1982 13 Years Old From 1982 to 1984, he was a supporting character on the television show Silver Spoons as Ricky Schroder's "bad boy" best friend Derek Taylor.
1984 15 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared in the Knight Rider third-season episode "Lost Knight" in 1984, and a number of other small television roles.
1987 18 Years Old In 1987, he appeared with Burt Reynolds on the men's team in the inaugural week of game show Win, Lose or Draw. … Read More


1994 25 Years Old In 1994, he played opposite legendary actors Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Quinn in the television film This Can't Be Love. … Read More


1999 - 2003 4 More Events
2004 35 Years Old 1 More Event
Bateman performed commentary on the 2004 Democratic National Convention for The Majority Report with Arrested Development co-star David Cross, and hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live on February 12, 2005. … Read More
2006 37 Years Old He reunited with Vaughn in 2006's The Break-Up.
2007 38 Years Old In 2007, he played former lawyer Rupert "Rip" Reed alongside Ben Affleck in Smokin' Aces, and also starred in The Kingdom, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, and Juno.
2008 39 Years Old In 2008, he co-starred with Will Smith and Charlize Theron in the superhero film Hancock.


2009 - 2010 2 More Events
2011 42 Years Old In 2011, he played the role of Special Agent Zoil in the comedy Paul, and starred in Horrible Bosses and The Change-Up.
2012 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2012, Mansome, Bateman's first executive producer credit with Will Arnett, was announced as a Spotlight selection for the Tribeca Film Festival. … Read More
2013 44 Years Old In 2013, Bateman made his directorial debut with Bad Words, in which he also starred. … Read More
2014 45 Years Old He also narrated the 2014 documentary Pump.
2015 46 Years Old In 2015, Bateman headlined Joel Edgerton's thriller film The Gift, opposite Rebecca Hall and Edgerton.
2016 47 Years Old 1 More Event
There were rumours and talks of a season 5 being underway but Bateman confirmed that there aren't any solid plans yet in March 2016. … Read More
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