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Obama joins Quora, answers healthcare questions to boost registrations

Obama joins Quora, answers healthcare questions to boost registrations

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- President Obama became the first verified account on Quora as he answered questions about healthcare, as he pushes to get people to register before March 31.
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Justin Theroux, Jennifer Aniston spotted hanging in NYC

Justin Theroux, Jennifer Aniston spotted hanging in NYC

March 11 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were spotted together in public for the first time since December.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' wins best television comedy Golden Globe

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' wins best television comedy Golden Globe

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" beat out several favorites and was named the winner of Sunday night's Golden Globe for best comedy series.
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'Girls' up for Best Comedy Globe

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine,' 'Girls' up for Best Comedy Globe

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- "The Big Bang Theory," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Girls" were nominated for the Best Comedy Series Golden Globe Award in Los Angeles Thursday.
'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones" and "Homeland" were nominated for Best Drama Ensemble by Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild.
Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- It's a very happy 40th birthday to Mrs. Robert Downey, Jr., Susan Downey, and her beloved husband threw her a party to remember.
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'Arrested Development' cast reunites for 'Inside the Actors Studio'

'Arrested Development' cast reunites for 'Inside the Actors Studio'

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Cast members and the creator of the comedy series "Arrested Development" have reunited in New York to tape an episode of "Inside the Actors Studio," Bravo said.
Ed Helms, Jason Bateman appear in Mumford & Sons video

Ed Helms, Jason Bateman appear in Mumford & Sons video

LONDON, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Comic actors Jason Sudeikis, Ed Helms, Will Forte and Jason Bateman play musicians in a video from the British folk rock band Mumford & Sons.
'Identity Thief' is top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S.

'Identity Thief' is top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S.

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- The Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy "Identity Thief" is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the United States, Rentrak announced Monday.
'Girls,' 'Louie,' 'Modern Family' up for Emmy Awards

'Girls,' 'Louie,' 'Modern Family' up for Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- "The Big Bang Theory," "Girls," "Louie," "Modern Family" and "30 Rock" were nominated for the Best Comedy Emmy Award in Los Angeles Thursday.
'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

'Arrested Development' producer Grazer says there could be a Season 5

LOS ANGELES, July 12 (UPI) -- "Arrested Development" executive producer Brian Grazer says he is in talks with Netflix to bring the U.S. cult comedy series back for a fifth season.
Jenna Elfman lands role in new NBC sitcom

Jenna Elfman lands role in new NBC sitcom

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 11 (UPI) -- Jenna Elfman has joined the cast of the new U.S. sitcom "Growing Up Fisher," NBC announced.
Jennifer Lopez, Jason Bateman invited to join Academy

Jennifer Lopez, Jason Bateman invited to join Academy

HOLLYWOOD, June 29 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, Calif., has invited 276 new members, including a larger number of women and minorities.
'Identity Theft' is No. 1 movie-on-demand

'Identity Theft' is No. 1 movie-on-demand

PORTLAND, Ore., June 25 (UPI) -- The Melissa McCarthy-Jason Bateman comedy "Identity Theft" is the No. 1 movie-on-demand title
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Jason Kent Bateman (born January 14, 1969) is an American television and film actor. After appearing in several 1980s and 1990s sitcoms including Silver Spoons, It's Your Move, and The Hogan Family, Bateman came to prominence in the early 2000s for playing Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, for which he won a TV Land, a Golden Globe, and two Satellite Awards. He has since established himself in Hollywood by appearing in several films including The Kingdom, Juno, Hancock, Up in the Air, Paul, and Horrible Bosses.

Bateman was born in Rye, New York, the son of Victoria Elizabeth, a former flight attendant for Pan Am, and Kent Bruce Bateman, an actor, film and television writer/director, and founder of a repertory stage in Hollywood. His mother was British, born in Shrewsbury. His older sister is actress Justine Bateman, of Family Ties fame. Bateman also has three half-brothers. His family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, when he was four, and later to California.

Bateman began his television career on "Little House On The Prairie". He appeared in the Knight Rider third-season episode "Lost Knight" in 1984. He earned the status of teen idol in the mid-1980s in shows such as Silver Spoons, It's Your Move, and most notably Valerie (later renamed Valerie's Family, and then The Hogans, and then The Hogan Family after Valerie Harper left the series), and became the Directors Guild of America's youngest-ever director when he helmed three episodes of The Hogan Family at the age of eighteen. After the series ended its run, he gained international recognition in the motion picture Teen Wolf Too, which, despite his casting in the title role, was a box office failure. In 1994, he played opposite legendary actors Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Quinn in the television film This Can't be Love. It turned out to be Katharine Hepburn's last starring role in a movie. During this period, he had major roles on four series—Simon, Chicago Sons, George & Leo, and Some of My Best Friends—none of which lasted longer than one season. He also directed an episode of Two of a Kind in 1998. In 2002, he played the frisky sibling of Thomas Jane's character in the feature film The Sweetest Thing.

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