Jason Bateman dishes on Francesca's new developments

07/02/2008 at 07:00 PM ET

Jason_bateman_81325976cbbActor Jason Bateman has officially become "one of those parents," the type you shake your head at until you become one yourself!  The 39-year-old actor isn’t ashamed to admit that when it comes to his daughter Francesca Nora, 20 months, he is now "that guy who will show you a picture on my phone if you ask me to" and give you the scoop "on some stupid little thing she did last night."

As for Francesca’s developmental skills, Jason couldn’t be more excited as his little girl is "no longer an infant," allowing for some quality interaction between the two.  According to the proud father, "she is pointing, clapping, and waving," all of which Jason describe as "pretty great."

Francesca is Jason’s first child with wife Amanda Anka.

Source: PARADE; Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.

Thanks to CBB reader Mary Beth.


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christina on

Francesca is too cute for words!

Jane on

I know what he means but the way he worded it is a little funny…
I think he means the kind of parent who shows you pictures even without being asked! I wouldn’t really “shake my head” at someone who showed me a picture if I had asked to see one! I would be more surprised if someone did not show me a picture after I asked. Also, maybe “stupid” little thing isn’t the best wording choice! Just “little thing” would have been fine because the things babies do are brilliant no matter how small because they are always learning and growing.

Lynda on

Wow….that litle girl is a living doll.