Bateman recently appeared in THE EX opposite Zach Braff and Amanda Peet and had a cameo in THE BREAKUP with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. He played a looselipped sports commentator in 20th Century Fox's comedy DODGEBALL: A TRUE UNDERDOG STORY starring Vaughn and Ben Stiller. Bateman also co-starred in the Warner Bros. film STARSKY & HUTCH opposite Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. The film, directed by Todd Phillips (OLD SCHOOL), was a comedic remake of the cult 70's sitcom about two street-wise police officers fighting crime. In 2002, Bateman starred with Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate and Selma Blair in the romantic comedy THE SWEETEST THING. He garnered many favorable reviews for his comedic timing in the role of ‘Roger.'
As for Bateman's television credits, after impressing network executives with his portrayal of the charming, yet scheming Derek Taylor in Silver Spoons, they created a spin-off It's Your Move, based on the popularity of Bateman. He then starred with Valerie Harper in the applauded Valerie/Valerie's Family/The Hogan Family comedy series from 1986- 1991. His other television credits include the telefilm, Can You Feel Me Dancing, which he co-starred in with his sister Justine, as well as Simon, Chicago Sons, George and Leo, Love Stinks and Some of My Best Friends.
Bateman currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Amanda Anka.
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Jason Bateman Facts
|Birth Name||Jason Kent Bateman|
|Birthday||January 14, 1969 (52)|
|Birthplace||Rye, New York, USA|
|Awards||2005 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy (for Arrested Development)|
|Forgetting Sarah Marshall|
|I Love You, Man|
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