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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 ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Growing Up Fisher (TV Series)
- Growing Up Fairbanks (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Secret Lives of Fishers (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- First Time's the Charm (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Desk/Job (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Man with the Spider Tattoo (2014) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2006 Scrubs (TV Series)
Mr. Sutton
- My Big Bird (2006) ... Mr. Sutton
 2005 The Fairly OddParents (TV Series)
- Oh, Brother!/What's the Difference? (2005) ... Tommy (voice)
 2005 Justice League (TV Series)
- The Balance (2005) ... Hermes (voice)
 2005 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Dr. Leslie
- The Petriot Act (2005) ... Dr. Leslie (voice)
 2003 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Scott Crane
- Burned (2003) ... Scott Crane
 2000 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
- Star 80 Proof (2000) ... Ryan
 1996 Ned and Stacey (TV Series)
Bobby Van Lowe
- Pals (1996) ... Bobby Van Lowe
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Jason Ripley
- Who Killed the Movie Mogul? (1995) ... Jason Ripley
 1995 Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart (TV Movie)
Stuart Morris
 1994 Black Sheep (TV Series)
Jonathan Kelley
 1994 This Can't Be Love (TV Movie)
 1994 Confessions: Two Faces of Evil (TV Movie)
Bill Motorshed
 1992 A Taste for Killing (TV Movie)
Blaine Stockard III
 1988 Crossing the Mob (TV Movie)
 1988 Our House (TV Series)
Brian Gill
- The Fifth Beatle (1988) ... Brian Gill
 1988 Moving Target (TV Movie)
Toby Kellogg
 1987 Bates Motel (TV Movie)
Tony Scotti
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Steve Tilby
- The Thanksgiving Promise (1986) ... Steve Tilby
 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Tim Moynihan
- You Beta Your Life (1986) ... Tim Moynihan
 1986 Can You Feel Me Dancing? (TV Movie)
Larry Nichols
 1986 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
- Rivals (1986) ... Sean
 1985 Right to Kill? (TV Movie)
 1985 Robert Kennedy and His Times (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Kennedy III
 1984 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Doug Wainwright
- Lost Knight (1984) ... Doug Wainwright
 1984 The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (TV Movie)
Addison Cromwell
 1983 Just a Little More Love (TV Movie)
Dory, Jr.
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4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on his past drinking] As disciplined as I am. I'm also a huge hedonist. If my fun level is like a 6 when I'm out, why not take it to a 10? That's how I was with drinking. If I'm buzzed, let's get drunk. And if I'm drunk, let's black out. I mean, why not? I didn't understand why you'd stop. See more »


Became the DGA's youngest-ever director when he directed 3 episodes of Valerie (1986) (aka "The Hogan Family") at the age of 18 years. See more »


A unique accent that helps with his dry comedic style See more »

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Sorry Jason you are not funny! minimaxa
I don't know what it is but...he has me. hurleygurley79
for a long time I thought he was the same person as... Esiuol
Mr.Dull... selimkuris
His best role ireth_elessar
Why am I so attracted to him? LiveLifeLoud18
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