|Born||September 10, 2004|
Turlock, California, U.S.
|Relatives||Talitha Bateman (sister)|
Gabriel Michael Bateman (born September 10, 2004) is an American actor. He is best known for starring in numerous horror films, including as Robert in Annabelle (2014), Martin Wells in Lights Out (2016), Andy Barclay in Child's Play (2019), and Kyle Hunter in Unhinged (2020).
Bateman also had roles in family films, such as Carter Hughes in Benji (2018) and Oliver Reed in Think Like a Dog (2020). On television, he starred as Ethan Taylor in the CBS crime drama series Stalker (2014–2015) and Jack Hawthorne in the CBS mystery drama series American Gothic (2016).
Life and career
Bateman made his acting debut in 2012, appearing in the film George Biddle, CPA. In 2014, he had a supporting role as Robert in the supernatural horror film Annabelle, a spin-off of the acclaimed horror film The Conjuring. From 2014 to 2015, he starred as Ethan Taylor in the CBS drama thriller series Stalker.
In 2016, Bateman played a leading role, alongside Teresa Palmer, in the supernatural horror film Lights Out, which was produced by James Wan. Also that year, he starred as Jack Hawthorne in the CBS mystery drama series American Gothic, which ran for one season.
Bateman starred in commercials for Staples, Frigidaire, Energizer EcoAdvanced Recycled Batteries, Iams, and the Cadillac CTS Sedan. He also appeared in two music videos ("It's a Job" and "A New Beginning") for the album I Remembered But Then I Forgot by Wolfie’s Just Fine, a folk music side project of Jon Lajoie.
In 2019, Bateman received further recognition for starring as Andy Barclay in the horror film Child's Play, alongside Aubrey Plaza. The film was a critical and commercial success. Also that year, he starred as Charlie Brenner in the musical adventure film Playmobil: The Movie and as Scott in the historical war film Robert the Bruce.
|2012||George Biddle, CPA||Kid of Many|
|2013||The Park Bench||Boy||Short film|
|2015||Band of Robbers||Young Huck Finn|
|2016||Lights Out||Martin Wells|
|Saint Judy||Alex Wood|
|2019||Child's Play||Andy Barclay|
|Playmobil: The Movie||Charlie Brenner|
|Robert the Bruce||Scott|
|2020||Think Like a Dog||Oliver Reed|
|TBA||Man of the Harvest||Owen||Short film|
|2014||Maker Shack Agency||Littlest Goth Kid||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Grey's Anatomy||Jared Cole||Episode: "Throwing It All Away"|
|Petals on the Wind||Michael||Television film|
|2014–2015||Stalker||Ethan Taylor||8 episodes|
|2015||Your Family or Mine||Jason Weston Jr.||3 episodes|
|Wicked City||Cooper Flynn||2 episodes|
|Code Black||Jason Riner||Episode: "Black Tag"|
|2016||American Gothic||Jack Hawthorne||13 episodes|
|Mamma Dallas||Tucker Cox||Television film|
|2016–2017||Outcast||Joshua Austin||4 episodes|
|2018||The Dangerous Book for Boys||Wyatt McKenna||6 episodes|
|The Mosquito Coast||TBA||Upcoming series|
|2016||"A New Beginning"||Wolfie's Just Fine||The Boy|
|"It's a Job"|
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- "Gabriel Bateman - American Gothic Cast Member". CBS. Retrieved July 23, 2020.
- 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.
- Munn, Patrick (November 6, 2014). "Gabriel Bateman to Star in Robert Kirkman's Cinemax Pilot 'Outcast'". TVWise.
- McNary, Dave (June 16, 2015). "Gabriel Bateman to Star in James Wan's 'Lights Out'". Variety.
- It's a Job official music video by Jon Lajoie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZ5UsXXmnb4
- A New Beginning Official Music video by Jon Lajoie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qG8iAtpavK4
- Allen, Nick (June 20, 2019). "Child's Play Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)". RogerEbert.com. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
- "Child's Play (2019)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 22, 2020.