More Jason Bateman Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Arrested Development)Jason Bateman established himself as an actor in his early teens, first in the long-running show Little House on the Prairie, followed by a starring role in the hit family comedy Silver Spoons. Since then, Bateman has successfully transitioned from child actor to distinguished professional.
In 2002, Bateman starred with Cameron Diaz, Christina Applegate and Selma Blair in the romantic comedy, The Sweetest Thing. He received critical acclaim for his comedic timing in the role of Roger. Bateman is currently shooting the film Starsky & Hutch, opposite Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson, scheduled for release later this year.
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 Valerie/Valerie's Family/The Hogan Family comedy series from 1986-91. Bateman's 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.
In 1987, Bateman made his feature film debut in Teen Wolf Too, produced by his father Kent Bateman. He also starred in the 2001 independent feature Sol Goode with Balthazar Getty and Jamie Kennedy.
Bio courtesy Fox for "Arrested Development" (18-Jul-2004)
Biography #3Jason Bateman was born in Rye, New York. His television credits include Derek Taylor in Silver Spoons opposite Rick Schroder; the character David Hogan in Valerie and Valerie's Family opposite Valerie Harper; and The Hogan Family opposite Sandy Duncan. Jason's other series credits include Chicago Sons with D.W. Moffett George & Leo with Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch; and Some of My Best Friends based on the independent film Kiss Me Guido.
Jason's film credits include the upcoming independent film One Way Out with James Belushi; Sol Goode with Balthazar Getty; Necessary Roughness starring Scott Bakula; Breaking the Rules opposite C. Thomas Howell, Jonathan Silverman and Annie Potts; and Love Stinks starring French Stewart.