Jason Bateman was born on January 14, 1969. His father-in-law is Paul Anka.
He began acting at age 10 when a casting director asked him to read for the lead of an educational film. Soon, he landed spots on Little House On The Prairie and Silver Spoons.
In the 1980's he was ubiquitous in shows The Hogan Family and It's your Move, and films like Teen Wolf Too, and Necessary Roughness.
Recently he portrayed the memorable character Michael Bluth in the series Arrested Development, and he starred alongside actors such as Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn in the films Dodgeball, Starsky and Hutch, and The Break-Up.