Bateman, Justine 1966–

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BATEMAN, Justine 1966–


Born February 19, 1966, in Rye, NY; daughter of Kent (an acting coach and theatrical manager) and Victoria (a flight attendant) Bateman; sister of Jason Bateman (an actor); married Mark Fluent (a real estate developer), January 2001; children: Duke Kenneth, Olivia. Religion: Born–again Christian. Religion: Born–again Christian. Avocational Interests: Licensed pilot.

Addresses: Agent—Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Publicist—Much & House Public Relations, 8705 West Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Appeared in a television commercial for lemonade; writes and performs poetry and performance art. Founded own fashion design firm, Justine Bateman Design, 2000; also worked as a camp counselor for a Los Angeles–area YMCA, c. early to mid–1990s.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best young actress in a comedy series, 1984, Young Artist Award, best young actress in a television comedy series, 1985, Emmy Award (tied with Rhea Perlman), outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series, 1986, Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a series, miniseries or motion picture made for TV, 1987, all for Family Ties; Golden Satellite Award, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a miniseries or a motion picture made for television, 2004, for Out of Order.


Film Appearances:

Jennie Lee, Satisfaction (also known as Girls of Summer), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1988.

Jessica Grant, The Closer, ION Pictures, 1991.

Darcy Link, Primary Motive, FoxVideo, 1992.

Janet Beehan, The Night We Never Met, Miramax, 1993.

The Bridal Shower, 1994.

Carla, The Death Artist, New Horizons, 1995.

Meradith, God's Lonely Man, Cinequanon Pictures International, 1996.

Sandy, Highball, 1997.

Molly, Kiss and Tell, Phaedra Cinema, 1997.

Chelsea, Say You'll Be Mine, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Mallory Keaton, Family Ties, NBC, 1982–89.

Sarah Stretton/Sarah Mitchell, Men Behaving Badly (also known as It's a Man's World), NBC, 1996–97.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Voice of Josie Earp, The Wild West, syndicated, 1993.

Elizabeth, A Century of Women (documentary; also known as A Family of Women), TBS, 1994.

Annie, Out of Order, Showtime, 2003.

Retrosexual: The 80's (documentary), VH1, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Deborah Jahnke, Right to Kill?, ABC, 1985.

Mallory Keaton, Family Ties Vacation, NBC, 1985.

Karin Nichols, Can You Feel Me Dancing?, NBC, 1986.

Megan Brennan, The Fatal Image (also known as City of Lights, French Kill, and Meurtre en video), CBS, 1990.

Lynn Carlson, In the Eyes of a Stranger (also known as Strangers), CBS, 1992.

Marty Hiller, Deadbolt (also known as 3:15 a Time for Dying and Sequestree), 1992.

Robin Andrews, Terror in the Night (also known as The Hunter), CBS, 1994.

Lisa Temple, Another Woman, CBS, 1994.

Carla, "A Bucket of Blood" (also known as "Dark Secrets" and "The Death Artist"), Roger Corman Presents, Showtime, 1995.

Lucy Freers, The Hollywood Mom's Mystery, The Hallmark Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

"Night Elevator," Scary Tales, syndicated, 1986.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Sara White, "First the Egg," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1985.

Host, Whatta Year ... 1986, ABC, 1986.

Disney's "Captain Eo" Grand Opening, NBC, 1986.

The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1987.

Mickey's 60th Birthday Special, NBC, 1988.

Inside Family Ties: Behind the Scenes of a Hit, PBS, 1988.

MTV's 1988 Video Music Awards, MTV, 1988.

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1988.

Candid Camera: Eat! Eat! Eat!, CBS, 1989.

Herself, Miles Turns 21 (documentary), 1990.

Funny Women of Television: A Museum of Television and Radio Tribute, NBC, 1991.

Linda, Merry Christmas, Baby, Arts and Entertainment, 1992.

Host, Wendy's Ski Family Challenge, The Family Channel, 1995.

Herself, Justine Bateman: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Susan "Pookie" Anderson, "Mookie and Pookie," Tales from the Darkside, syndicated, 1984.

"How You Look," One to Grow On, NBC, 1984.

Debbie, "Pajama Party," It's Your Move, NBC, 1984.

"On Your Toes," Glitter, ABC, 1984.

Guest, Fame, Fortune, and Romance, ABC, 1986.

"Teamwork," One to Grow On, NBC, 1987.

Host, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1988.

"Privacy," One to Grow On, NBC, 1988.

Herself, "The Ratings Game—Miss Piggy's Hollywood," Jim Henson Hour, NBC, 1989.

Guest, The Arsenio Hall Show, syndicated, 1989.

Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1990.

The Howard Stern Show, 1990.

Sarah/Zara, "Through a Glass Darkly," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996.

Sarah/Zara, "Big Girls Don't Fly," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996.

Sarah/Zara, "Lord of the Flys," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996.

Sarah/Zara, "Battleground Earth," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, ABC, 1996.

Herself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997.

Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1997.

Voice of art patron, "Opposites Attract/The Art Museum," Rugrats (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2002.

Guest cohost, The View, ABC, 2003.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003.

Terry, "Still Neighbors," Still Standing, CBS, 2004.

Terry, "Still Fast," Still Standing, CBS, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Katherine, Journey to the Day, Birmingham, AL, 1984.

Abagail Williams, The Crucible, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Susan, Carnal Knowledge, Kaufman Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Also appeared in Lulu, Self–Storage; Love Letters; Speed–the–Plow; Up the Down Staircase; Barefoot in the Park; A Midsummer Night's Dream.



Host and production consultant, How Can I Tell I'm Really in Love?, 1986.



Newsmakers, Gale, 1988.


Entertainment Weekly, September 27, 1996, p. 64.

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