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Born: 1969-01-14
Profession: Actor
Nation: American
Biography of 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.

Tags: Attitude, Gay, Give

The comedy community is very friendly right now. I think that's why you see all the synergy and people doing each other's movies.

Tags: Friendly, Movies, Why

Things are going better now than ever, but in 24 months? I could be hearing crickets.

Tags: Hearing, Months

Will Arnett is one of the funniest guys I know. He has seen it all and done it all and come out the other end pretty savvy and pretty strong.

Tags: Done, End, Strong

And I've always loved commercials. I like working out how to organically weave a brand's message into the writing process. It's like an improv show, where comics ask the audience to throw out a word and a skit is built around it.

Tags: Show, Working, Writing

I became an adult before I had a kid, which I highly recommend. I just like to throw her around. She's a really good snuggler, and she likes to give kisses and hugs.

Tags: Give, Good, Her

I never looked at fan mail, for some reason. My mother and grandmother handled my mail - although it's not like I was ever in the stratosphere of Kirk Cameron or Scott Baio.

Tags: Fan, Mother, Reason

I only wanted to get married once, so when I felt I was ready to handle it, I looked at my relationships and noticed that boyfriends get tired of girlfriends, and vice versa, but you never get tired of your friends.

Tags: Friends, Tired, Wanted

I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay.

Tags: Best, Business, Gay

My goal is to get another 30 years out of this business. So I need to figure out the fuel to do that. And so far, I think it's respect and quality and company, not celebrity or box office or stardom. It's not a sprinter's approach. It's more like a long-distance thing. You can stick around a lot longer if you kind of slow-play it.

Tags: Business, Goal, Respect

Starting at age 10, my personality and my identity all stemmed from employment. I had a set to be at. I was a certain way with the cameraman, a certain way with the makeup lady - a normal, routine environment.

Tags: Age, Lady, Normal

Throughout my 20s I spent a lot of time just playing and not really working, but fortunately for me I continued to get just enough work, and have a reason to wake up in the morning. I really empathize with some of my peers who had success in the early years then it dries up, and so there's no reason to get up in the morning.

Tags: Success, Time, Work

I love a massage. I'd go every day if I could. I don't need to be wrapped in herbs like a salmon fillet, but I do love a massage.

Tags: Love, Massage, Salmon

By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.

Tags: Gay, Great, Smart

Tony Hale is a devout Christian and is a complete retard when it comes to swearing. The script called for him to swear for about 30 seconds and he just couldn't do it.

Tags: Christian, Complete, Him

Acting is just playing the violin in an orchestra. Directing is being the conductor.

Tags: Acting, Playing, Violin

I really enjoy playing that everyman part because that part is us, the audience. And you need somebody inside a comedy to tether the absurdity to reality.

Tags: Comedy, Enjoy, Reality

A straight factor is important in any comedy, because you need something to tee it up and also to ground it.

Tags: Comedy, Ground, Straight

Guys like Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Sacha Baron Cohen, they do things you love to watch. I like to do the other half.

Tags: Guys, Half, Love

I don't have anything to fix! I don't smoke, I don't drink, and I don't eat carbs. My life is just great now. Normal. Vanilla.

Tags: Drink, Great, Life

I don't worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness.

Tags: Kindness, Weakness, Worry

I have a tendency to evolve into William Shatner, with my big fat face.

Tags: Big, Face, Fat

I have to warn you: I bet horses like a girl.

Tags: Bet, Girl, Horses
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I just love doing sitcoms. I'd be in them till I was gray if they'd have me.

Tags: Gray, Love, Sitcoms

I played a ton of team sports growing up, and team wins are just incredibly gratifying.

Tags: Growing, Sports, Team

I remember my dad working with me on breaking down my script and writing out a back story for my character and all that stuff.

Tags: Character, Dad, Writing

I think anybody who's doing work in their teen years on TV or in the movies, you're a teen idol by default.

Tags: Movies, Teen, Work

I was just a lot smarter about not getting caught. I mean, I never stuck anything in my arm, but I certainly enjoyed my youth.

Tags: Getting, Mean, Youth

I would rather do three or four small parts every year as opposed to some of the lower-hanging fruit that might get my name above the title.

Tags: Rather, Small, Year

I'd worked so hard that by the time I was 20, I wanted to play hard. And I did that really well.

Tags: Hard, Time, Wanted

If I'm enjoying something, I'd like to be able to just have it all. Frankly, that's the way I'm approaching my career now. I'm a total workaholic.

Tags: Able, Career, Total

If people are going to complain about stereotyping, it's as likely to be Italian-Americans as gay people.

Tags: Complain, Gay, Likely

Jennifer Aniston and I have always just really gotten along well... I was just fortunate to be a good fit for parts in her films.

Tags: Along, Good, Her

Marathons are good training goals.

Tags: Goals, Good, Training

My life is just great now. Normal. Vanilla.

Tags: Great, Life, Normal

Not many get a chance to hit the career re-set button.

Tags: Career, Chance, Hit

Obviously, I did a couple of things right on the old casting couch.

Tags: Casting, Couple, Old