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Jason Bateman has had a successful career on screen, starting from his early days as a child star in 'Little House on the Prairie' to his recent role as a drug money launderer in 'Ozark'. 

Nevertheless, the journey has had its challenges, as a hidden struggle with substance abuse nearly derailed his career. 

Presenting the highs and lows of Jason Bateman. 

The ups and downs of Bateman 

Jason Bateman has had a successful career on screen, starting from his days as a child star on 'Little House on the Prairie' to his recent role as a drug money launderer on 'Ozark'. 

 Nevertheless, the journey has had its challenges, as a hidden struggle with substance abuse nearly derailed his career. Presenting the highs and lows of Jason Bateman. A star in its infancy 

Jason Kent Bateman was born on January 14th 1969 in Rye, New York. In 1980, he made his television debut by starring in a cereal commercial for Golden Grahams.

 His initial role was on the NBC drama 'Little House on the Prairie', and he subsequently transitioned to playing various minor roles in sitcoms such as 'Silver Spoons' and 'The Hogan Family'. The role that propelled his career to new heights 

Jason was cast as Michael Bluth in the popular sitcom 'Arrested Development' in 2003. 

 He portrayed the role in multiple stints, starting in 2003 to 2006, then returning in 2013 and again from 2018 to 2019. His exceptional performance in this role earned him both a Golden Globe and a Satellite Award. Jason's transition from TV to film was marked by his appearance in the 2004 comedy 'Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story' alongside Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller. 

 It was a significant achievement in his career as a comedy actor, as he later appeared in notable films such as 'The Break-Up' (2006), 'Juno' (2008), 'Couples Retreat' (2009), 'Identity Thief' (2013), and 'This Is Where I Leave You' (2014). Bateman later shifted away from his comedic background with his role in the 2012 thriller 'Disconnect'. An unpleasant supervisor 

In 2011, he had the opportunity to work with a talented ensemble cast in the hit comedy 'Horrible Bosses'. 

His co-stars included Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Charlie Day, Kevin Spacey, and Jamie Foxx. Jason portrays the character of Nick Hendricks, one of three friends who devise a plan to eliminate their excessively controlling bosses. The film achieved great success at the box office, earning an impressive $209.6 million. 

This triumph paved the way for his return in the 2014 sequel. Jason Bateman made his directorial debut with the film 'Bad Words' in 2013, where he also had a starring role. In addition, he directed and starred in 'The Family Fang' in the same year. Furthermore, in 2018, he had the opportunity to produce and star in the action comedy 'Game Night' alongside Rachel McAdams. His spouse and children 

In July 2001, Bateman and actress Amanda Anka got married. Amanda is well-known for her roles in the 1992 film 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' and 2004's 'Taxi'. She also happens to be the daughter of Canadian singer Paul Anka. The acting duo, who have two daughters together, Francesca and Maple, first crossed paths when they were 18 years old.

 They had been friends for ten years before they decided to pursue a romantic relationship. They have established themselves as one of the most enduring couples in Hollywood. In the past, he mentioned that our marriage has surpassed expectations and is functioning harmoniously. Started his own podcast 

During the 2020 lockdown, Jason found a way to stay productive by collaborating with Sean Hayes and Will Arnett on a comedy talk podcast called 'SmartLess'. 

 The initial episode of the series was released on July 20th, and a new episode is aired every Monday. In June 2021, Amazon acquired the podcast for $80 million. Discovery+ has graciously ordered two documentary specials that will accompany the trio on their upcoming six-city tour, scheduled to commence in February 2022. The challenges he faced with addiction 

Bateman has graciously shared his past challenges with addiction. He openly discussed his descent into substance abuse and drinking, which nearly jeopardized his acting opportunities. 

 According to The Guardian newspaper, he mentioned that the 90s were a challenging time for him as he didn't have the opportunity to enjoy a carefree childhood due to his constant work commitments. Only after receiving an ultimatum from his wife did he choose to reduce his partying. 

 He later mentioned that after enjoying himself at the party for a bit too long, he realized he had fallen behind in his business endeavors. He had to work hard to regain his position in the late 90s, but unfortunately, he didn't receive many positive responses. The character he portrays in Ozark 

Jason Bateman joined the cast of the crime drama 'Ozark' in 2017.

 In the show, he portrays Marty Byrde, a dubious financial advisor from Chicago who masterminds a money laundering scheme for a Mexican cartel. The fourth season of the show recently premiered this month. Continuously expanding achievements 

After the remarkable success of 'Ozark', with its viewership more than tripling since its launch, the show has garnered numerous nominations and accolades. 

 Jason was honored with the 2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards for his exceptional performance in a drama series, followed by the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards for his outstanding directing in a drama series. 

He continued his streak by winning the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Award for his remarkable performance in a drama series. 


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