Who is Justine Bateman?
Justine Tanya Bateman is a prominent American writer, producer, and director. Her former acting work includes Family Ties, Satisfaction, Men Behaving Badly, The TV Set, Desperate Housewives, and Californication. Her feature film directorial debut, Violet premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival starring Olivia Munn, Luke Bracey, and Justin Theroux. Also, she wrote, directed, and produced the film short Five Minutes which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
How Old Is Justine Bateman?
She is 57 years old as of March 2023, having been born on February 19, 1966, in Rye, New York, U.S. Justine Bateman shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Millie Bobby Brown, Victoria Justice, Twan Kuyper, Royalty Johnson, and many more.
Justine Bateman Family
Who are Justine Bateman’s Parents?
She was born to Kent Bateman (Father) an American movie producer and director. And Victoria Elizabeth Bateman (Mother) a former flight attendant for Pan Am who was originally from the United Kingdom.
Does Justine Bateman have Siblings?
She has a younger brother by the name of Jason Bateman (born on January 14, 1969) an American actor, director, and producer.
Justine Bateman Education
She received her high school education at William Howard Taft Charter High School. Then she attended The University of California, Los Angeles where she earned a degree in computer science and digital media management in 2016.
Justine Bateman Marital Status
She is married to the love of his life Mark Fluent. They married in 2001.
Justine Bateman Kids
She has two kids with her husband Mark Fluent. A son by the name of Duke Kenneth Fluent (born in 2002) and a daughter by the name of Gianetta Fluent (born in 2004).
Justine Bateman Career
An Acting Career
Her most prominent acting role began when she was a teenager, playing the role of superficial Mallory Keaton on the television sitcom Family Ties in 1982. She continued the role throughout the show’s run which ended in 1989. In 1988, she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live during its 13th season. She then starred as Sara, Eldard’s character’s girlfriend in the 1996-97 NBC American version of the British TV comedy Men Behaving Badly, featuring Rob Schneider and Ron Eldard.
She returned to TV with the 2003 Showtime mini-series Out of Order, alongside Eric Stoltz, Felicity Huffman, and William H. Macy. In the third season of Arrested Development episode “Family Ties” which was broadcast in February 2006, her character is initially believed to be Michael Bluth’s sister. But she turns out to be a prostitute taken advantage of by his father and pimped by his brother. Michael Bluth was played by Jason, Bateman’s sister.
Recurring roles included Men in Trees, Still Standing, and Desperate Housewives. In 1988, she starred in the lead role in the motion picture Satisfaction. The film is about an all-girl musical band and featured Britta Philips, Julia Roberts, and Liam Neeson. Next, she starred as the lead vocalist and also performed the vocals on the soundtrack. Other films include; The Night We Never Met with Matthew Broderick and The TV Set with David Duchovny and Sigourney Weaver. She has acted in several web series.
And also acted in John August’s Remnants, and Illeana Douglas’ IKEA-sponsored Easy to Assemble (for which in 2010 she was among the winners of the Streamy Award for Best Ensemble Cast and was nominated for a Streamy Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Web-Series), and Anthony Zuiker’s digi-novel series Level 26: Dark Prophecy, in which she plays a tarot card reader. Her theatre experience includes Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (Roundabout Theatre), David Mamet‘s Speed the Plow (Williamstown Theatre Fest), and Frank Wedekind’s Lulu (Berkeley Rep).
A Career as a Writer
She wrote her feature film directorial debut, Violet premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival. Also, she wrote her short film directorial debut, Five Minutes. It premiered in 2017 at the Toronto International Film Festival. She made her first script sale to Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place. Moreover, she co-wrote the adaptation of Lisi Harrison’s teenage book series The Clique for a Warner Bros. internet series. In 2018, his first book, Fame: The Hijacking of Reality was published by Akashic Books. Her second book, Face: One Square Foot of Skin was also published by Akashic Books in 2021.
A Career as a Producer
In the fall of 2007, she helped produce the Speechless campaign in support of the Writers Guild of America Strike. Also, she co-produced and co-produced with fashion maven Kelly Cutrone on their internet talk show Wake Up and Ger Real (WUAGR). Described as an alternative to the television series The View, WUAGR was last broadcast in June 2022. Also, she was a producer on the internet series Easy to Assemble (which garnered more than 5.1 million views during its second season). She went on and produced the film short, Z, Five Minutes (Toronto Film Festival 2017 premiere), and Push, and the feature film, Violet (SXSW 2021 Film Festival Premiere). Her production company is in Section 5.
A Directing Career
Her feature film directorial debut, Violet premiered at the SXSW 2021 film festival and starred Olivia Munn, Justin Theroux, and Luke Bracey. Her short film directorial debut, Five Minutes was an official selection at various film festivals. Including the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. It was a winner in Amazon Prime’s Festival Stars competition and one of Vimeo’s Short of the Week.
A Career in Other Work
During a hiatus from entertainment, in 2000 she established a clothing design company. And she managed it until its closure in 2003. Justine Bateman Designs was known for one-of-a-kind hand knits. It sold to BendelsNY, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Fred Segal. Until July 2009, she served on the national board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild, when she resigned just before the end of her initial three-year term.
Justine Bateman Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m) and a weight of 57kg (125 lbs).
Justine Bateman’s Salary and Net Worth
Her salary is not mentioned on the Internet but has a net worth of $6 million.