Jason Bateman

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Jason Bateman is an American actor, director, and producer.

He began acting on television in the early 1980s on Little House on the Prairie, Silver Spoons, and The Hogan Family.

In the 2000s, he became known for his role of Michael Bluth in the sitcom Arrested Development, for which he won a Golden Globe and a Satellite Award.

He has also appeared in the films Teen Wolf Too (1987), The Break-Up (2006), Juno (2007), Hancock (2008), Up in the Air, Couples Retreat, Extract (all 2009), The Switch (2010), Horrible Bosses (2011), The Gift (2015), Office Christmas Party, Zootopia (both 2016) and Game Night (2018).

Bateman made his directorial debut with the black comedy Bad Words (2013), in which he also starred. He has since directed and starred in The Family Fang (2015) and the Netflix crime drama series Ozark (2017–present).

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

4 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Jason Bateman, Directed by
  • Ozark
  • "The Toll"
  • Netflix
  • Media Rights Capital

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series - 2018

  • Nominee
  • Jason Bateman, as Marty Byrde
  • Ozark
  • Netflix
  • Media Rights Capital

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Jason Bateman, as Michael Bluth
  • Arrested Development
  • Netflix
  • Produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television for Netflix

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series - 2005

  • Nominee
  • Jason Bateman, as Michael Bluth
  • Arrested Development
  • FOX
  • Produced by Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox Television for Netflix

Photos

  • Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Sarah Paulson and Jason Bateman present an award at the 69th Primetime Emmys. 

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Sarah Paulson and Jason Bateman on stage at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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