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Jason Bateman Biography

Birth Name:
Jason Kent Bateman
Birth Place:
Rye, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Began acting at the age of 10 after he went to an audition with a friend and the director asked him to read for the lead
  • Directed three episodes of The Hogan Family by age 18
  • Costarred with his sister Justine in the 1986 TV-movie Can You Feel Me Dancing? His father was the supervising producer of the project
  • After a string of roles in short-lived sitcoms, landed the lead role in FOX's critically adored, but ratings-challenged, Arrested Development in 2003
  • Son-in-law of singer-composer Paul Anka
  • Is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers

Awards

  • 2021Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Drama Series: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2019Producers Guild Awards-Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: nominated
  • 2019Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Drama Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2018Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2018Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2014Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical: nominated
  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2013Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2008Critics' Choice Awards-Best Acting Ensemble: nominated
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2005Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: winner
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated

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