Since Director Jason Bateman confirmed on Twitter that Ozark would be coming back for a 10-episode third season, it has left the fans excited. The new season is expected to launch later in 2019.
Before the Byrde family returns to our screens, here is a quick guide on the characters’ real-life counterparts.
1. Jason Bateman (Marty Byrde)
Jason Bateman is a well-known actor from 80s. He is known for his work on sitcoms such as Silver Spoons and The Hogan Family. After that, he essayed the role of Michael Bluth on Arrested Development. For this, he won a TV Land Award, a Golden Globe, and a Satellite Award.
He has also appeared in several Hollywood films. This includes Horrible Bosses (2011), Identity Thief (2013), Bad Words (2014), and Horrible Bosses 2 (2014), to name a few. Jason Bateman is married to Amanda Anka, daughter of singer Paul Anka, on July 2001. They have two daughters together.
2. Laura Linney (Wendy Byrde)
Laura Linney has studied acting at Brown University. She started her career with a few minor film roles in the 1990s. But her breakthrough performance was in the 1998 film The Truman Show. She portrayed the role of the wife of Jim Carrey’s character.
Besides acting in television and films, Laura has extensive stage credits on Broadway. For her work in theatre, she has received four Tony Award nominations. She married real estate agent Marc Schauer in 2009 and has a 5-year-old son with him.
3. Sofia Hublitz (Charlotte Byrde)
Sofia’s first television appearance was as a contestant in Masterchef Junior in 2013! Yes, you heard it right! Before becoming a part of Ozark, Sofia has also appeared on the episodes of Louis CK’s television series Louie and “Young” Sylvia in a single episode of Horace and Pete in 2016.
4. Skylar Gaertner (Jonah Byrde)
The youngest of the Byrde family, Skylar Gaertner, has done various stints in films and television before. He was previously seen in The Ticket (2016) and Daredevil (2015). In addition to that, he has also appeared in They Came Together (2014), Locke & Key (2011) and Alex of Venice (2014)