Gabriel Bateman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gabriel Bateman
Born (2005-09-10) September 10, 2005 (age 13)
Years active2012–present
RelativesTalitha Bateman (sister)

Gabriel Bateman (born September 10, 2005)[1] is an American child actor, known for his role as Martin in the horror film Lights Out. He also starred in the CBS series Stalker as Ethan Taylor, and portrays Jack Hawthorne in American Gothic.

Life and career[edit]

Bateman was raised in Turlock, California, but has moved to southern California since he started his career in acting. He is the brother of actress Talitha Bateman.[2] In 2014, Bateman had a supporting role as Robert in the horror film Annabelle, the spin-off to The Conjuring. From 2014 until its cancellation the following year, he starred as Ethan Taylor in CBS' drama-thriller series Stalker.

In November 2014, he was cast in Robert Kirkman's series Outcast.[3] Bateman played a leading role, alongside Teresa Palmer, in the 2016 film Lights Out, produced by James Wan.[4]

He has starred in commercials for Staples, Frigidaire, Energizer EcoAdvanced Recycled Batteries, Iams, and the Cadillac CTS Sedan.

Bateman has appeared in two music videos ('It's a Job" and "A New Beginning") for the album Wolfie's Just Fine by Jon Lajoie.[5][6]



Year Title Role Notes
2014 Annabelle Robert
2015 Band of Robbers Young Huck Finn
Checkmate Christopher
2016 Lights Out Martin
2018 Benji Carter Hughes
Saint Judy Alex Wood
2019 Robert the Bruce Scot
Dogs Best Friend Oliver
Child's Play[7] Andy Barclay Post-production
Playmobil: The Movie Charlie


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Grey's Anatomy Jared Cole Episode: "Throwing It All Away"
2014 Petals on the Wind Michael Television film
2014–15 Stalker Ethan Taylor 8 episodes
2015 Your Family or Mine Jason Weston Jr. 2 episodes
2015 Wicked City Cooper Flynn 2 episodes
2015 Code Black Jason Riner Episode: "Black Tag"
2016–present Outcast Joshua Austin 4 episodes
2016 American Gothic Jack Hawthorne series regular
2018 The Dangerous Book for Boys Wyatt McKenna series regular


  1. ^ Rowland, Marijke (February 9, 2016). "Young Turlock actors make their mark on Hollywood". The Modesto Bee. ...Gabriel Bateman, 11...
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (March 5, 2015). "Griffin Gluck Joins NBC's 'Cuckoo'; Mia Serafino In Suzanne Martin Pilot, 'Mama Dallas' Adds 2". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  3. ^ Munn, Patrick (November 6, 2014). "Gabriel Bateman to Star in Robert Kirkman's Cinemax Pilot 'Outcast'". TVWise.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (June 16, 2015). "Gabriel Bateman to Star in James Wan's 'Lights Out'". Variety.
  5. ^ It's a Job official music video by Jon Lajoie:
  6. ^ A New Beginning Official Music video by Jon Lajoie
  7. ^ Gabriel Bateman To Star As Andy In MGM’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake, Joining Aubrey Plaza & Brian Tyree Henry

External links[edit]