Appeared as Mallory Keaton on the television show Family Ties with Michael J. Fox and appeared in the 1988 film Satisfaction.
She became interested in acting after watching her brother, Jason Bateman, star in Little House on the Prairie, and went on to sign with his agency.
She has been a writer, actress, and producer and ran the production company SECTION 5.
She married Mark Fluent in 2001, and the couple had a son and daughter together.
She appeared on TV's Family Ties with Michael J. Fox.