Creator / Jason Bateman

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"People have often asked if I'm gay because I don't go out of my way to spit and scratch and give people attitude."
Jason Bateman

Jason Kent Bateman (born January 14, 1969) is a prolific American comedy actor. Seriously, you might not remember them all, but you have probably seen at least eight movies with this guy. He began his acting career with a part in Little House on the Prairie. He came to prominence with a supporting role on the 1980s sitcom Silver Spoons and The Hogan Family and later as the star of Teen Wolf Too (which is something of an Old Shame).

His best-remembered roles are that of David Hogan, the eldest son on The Hogan Family, and as Michael Bluth in Arrested Development, the latter which set his persona as something of a quietly charming straight man. He has been playing largely similar resilient nice-guy roles in a myriad of comedies. In recent years audiences have had something of a "he really can act" reaction as he has managed to find a lot of range despite being largely typecast.

His sister, Justine Bateman, also acts and is best known as Mallory from Family Ties.

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