Tim Matheson

Tim Matheson

actor, director, producer

Tim Matheson was born on Dec 31, 1947 in USA. Tim Matheson's big-screen debut came with Fantasia directed by James Algar in 1940, strarring Narrator (1985 version) (voice, uncredited). Tim Matheson is known for Evil directed by John Dahl, Katja Herbers stars as Kristen Bouchard and Mike Colter as David Acosta. Tim Matheson has got 1 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Tim Matheson achieved is Boston Film Festival. The upcoming new tvshow Tim Matheson plays is Fast & Furious Spy Racers - Season 2 which will be released on Dec 26, 2019.

Tim Matheson is an American actor, director and producer perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth talking 'Eric "Otter" Stratton' in the 1978 comedy, American College (1978), but has had a variety of other well-known roles both before and since, including critical accolades for his playing "Vice President John Hoynes" on the television series, À la Maison Blanche (1999), which garnered him two Primetime Emmy award nominations for Best Guest Star in a Drama Series.From 2011 to 2015, Matheson starred as 'Dr. Brick Breeland' in The CW series, Hart of Dixie (2011), opposite Rachel Bilson. He has and continues to direct several episodes each season throughout the series. Not limited to "Hart of Dixie", Matheson has made a career of directing an array of episodic projects on some of television's most prominent shows, including "The Last Ship," "Burn Notice," "Criminal Minds," "Without a Trace," "Cold Case," "Numbers," "Drop Dead Diva," "Suits," "Eureka" and "White Collar," as well as pilots for Fox's "The Good Guys" and the USA Network successful original series "Covert Affairs."Beginning his career at the age of 13, Matheson appeared in Robert Young's CBS nostalgia comedy series, Window on Main Street (1961), during the 1961-1962 television season. In 1964, he provided the voice of the lead character in the cartoon program Jonny Quest (1964), as well as the voice of "Jace" in the original animated series, Le Fantôme de l'espace (1966). Additionally, he played the role of the oldest son, "Mike Beardsley", in the film Les tiens, les miens, le nôtre (1968), which starred Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda.In 1969, Matheson joined the cast of NBC's western series, Le Virginien (1962), in its eighth season, as "Jim Horn". During the final season of the television western Bonanza (1959) in 1972-1973, Matheson played "Griff King", a parolee who tries to reform his life as a worker at the Ponderosa Ranch under Ben Cartwright's watch. Following that, he portrayed young motorcycle cop "Phil Sweet", in the 1973 film, Magnum Force (1973).In the fall of 1976, Matheson was seen opposite Kurt Russell in the NBC series, Sur la piste des Cheyennes (1976), the story of two young men in the American West seeking the whereabouts of their sister, a captive of the Cheyenne. In 1978, he co-starred in the acclaimed American College (1978), opposite John Belushi; the following year, he appeared alongside Belushi again in Steven Spielberg's 1941 (1979). Matheson and Catherine Hicks played "Rick Tucker" and "Amanda Tucker", who operate a detective agency in Laurel Canyon in CBS' Tucker's Witch (1982), which aired during the 1982-1983 season. He then appeared in the 1983 To Be or Not to Be (1983), starring Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft and went on to star in the 1984 comedy, Les Branchés du Bahut (1984) and 1985's Fletch aux trousses (1985).Matheson, along with business partner 'Dan Grodnik', bought National Lampoon in 1989, when the magazine was facing financial decline. They took the stock from two dollars to over six dollars, and sold it in 1991. In 1996, Matheson took on the role of a con man who claims to be Carol Brady's thought-to-be-dead husband in Les nouvelles aventures de la famille Brady (1996). Matheson was seen opposite Ryan Reynolds in the feature comedy American Party : Van Wilder, relations publiques (2002) in 2002, playing the father of the title character, who was inspired by his own character in American College (1978), as a nod to the original film.Tim was born Timothy Lewis Matthieson in Glendale, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, the son of Sally and Clifford Matthieson, a training pilot. He has three wonderful children with former wife Megan Murphy Matheson.

  • Birthday

    Dec 31, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    Glendale, California, USA
  • Also known

    Tim Matthieson, Тим Мэтисон, Timothy Lewis Matthieson

Known For


1 wins & 3 nominations

Boston Film Festival
Best Ensemble Cast
Winner - Festival Prize

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows