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Jason Bateman is an American film and television actor, known for his role as Michael Bluth on the television sitcom Arrested Development (2003), as well as his role on Valerie (1986).
Interesting Facts about Jason Bateman
- Described his Saturday Night Live (1975) hosting experience as “one of the best weeks of my life” (2005).
- A huge fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and even wears Dodgers clothing in the comedy film Hancock (2008).
- Had a surgery to remove a benign polyp from his throat on January 11, 2005.
- His father, who is American-born, has English, Scottish, Swiss-German, Swedish and Danish ancestry. His mother is British, from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, and also has Maltese ancestry.
- Younger brother of actress Justine Bateman.
- His wife Amanda Anka gave birth to their daughter Francesca Nora on October 28, 2006 in Los Angeles.
- Born on the same day as Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters vocalist Dave Grohl.
- He won the celebrity portion of the Long Beach Grand Prix (1987).
- Jason and wife Amanda Anka welcomed their second daughter, Maple Sylvie Bateman, on Friday February 10, 2012.
- Formed a Hollywood repertory stage company with his sister, Justine Bateman and their father, Kent Bateman. The trio produced the TV movie Can You Feel Me Dancing? (1986), which starred both Jason and Justine.
- Son-in-law of composer/actor Paul Anka and former fashion model Anne de Zogheb.
- Started production company with Jonathan Short called DumbDumb, which creates short, comedic filmed advertising (2010).
Personal Quotes by Jason Bateman
I don’t worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness.- Jason Bateman
The kids can’t watch ‘The Wire,’ but there’s great educational stuff for them to watch on TV if it is TV time. There are great apps on the iPad that are interactive and educational.- Jason Bateman
I was just a lot smarter about not getting caught. I mean, I never stuck anything in my arm, but I certainly enjoyed my youth.- Jason Bateman
I have to warn you: I bet horses like a girl.- Jason Bateman
The comedy community is very friendly right now. I think that’s why you see all the synergy and people doing each other’s movies.- Jason Bateman