ason Kent Bateman is an American performing artist who ended up popular as a youngster performer in the 1980s. He initially showed his scene-taking propensity in the part of Derek Taylor, closest companion of star Ricky Schroder, on ‘Silver Spoons’. He moved to the long-running part of adolescent David Hogan on the arrangement ‘Valerie’, which later changed names to develop as ‘The Hogan Family’. Following the finish of The Hogan Family, he was tormented by doomed sitcoms, for example, Simon, George and Leo, Chicago Sons, and Some of My Best Friends. Luckily, things began to search splendid for Bateman. After a supporting part in the Cameron Diaz satire, The Sweetest Thing, he was offered the lead in the sitcom, Arrested Development. Acclaimed for its keen cleverness and new idea, the show turned into a hit with faultfinders and watchers. He has acted in a spate of comedies, for example, Juno, Extract, Couples Retreat, The Switch, and Identity Thief. He has additionally given sterling exhibitions in motion pictures like Hancock, Kingdom and Disconnect and furthermore coordinated two or three films. He has battled back his medication and liquor issues effectively and valiantly, and is the ideal illustration that diligent work and determination will at last pay.