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Tim Matheson

Actor
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Born Dec 31, 1947
Age 68
Hometown City Of Glendale
Other Names Timothy Lewis Mat...

Tim Matheson is an American actor, director and producer. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth-talking Eric 'Otter' Stratton in the 1978 comedy National Lampoon's Animal House and the bitter Vice President John Hoynes in the NBC Drama, The West Wing and has had a variety of other well-known roles, including providing the voice of the lead character in the cartoon TV program Jonny Quest.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1947 Birth Born on December 31, 1947.

TEENAGE

1961 13 Years Old At the age of 13, Matheson appeared as Roddy Miller in Robert Young's CBS nostalgia comedy series Window on Main Street during the 1961–1962 television season.
1964 16 Years Old In 1964, he provided the voice of the lead character in the cartoon program Jonny Quest. … Read More

TWENTIES

1969 21 Years Old In 1969, he joined the cast of NBC's The Virginian western series in the eighth season, as Jim Horn. … Read More
1972 24 Years Old In the final season of the television western Bonanza 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.
1973 25 Years Old He portrayed a young motorcycle cop, Phil Sweet, in the 1973 film Magnum Force. … Read More
1975 27 Years Old In 1975, he guest starred in CBS's short-lived family drama, Three for the Road.
1976 28 Years Old In the fall of 1976, Matheson appeared with Kurt Russell in the 15-episode NBC series The Quest, the story of two young men in the American West seeking the whereabouts of their sister, a captive of the Cheyenne.

THIRTIES

1978 30 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth-talking Eric "Otter" Stratton in the 1978 comedy National Lampoon's Animal House and Vice President John Hoynes in the NBC drama, The West Wing, and has had a variety of other well-known roles, including providing the voice of the lead character in the cartoon TV program Jonny Quest.
1982 34 Years Old Matheson and Catherine Hicks played Rick and Amanda Tucker, who operate a detective agency in Laurel Canyon in CBS' Tucker's Witch, which aired during the 1982–1983 season.

FORTIES

1989 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1989, he starred in the short-lived sitcom Nikki and Alexander produced by Reinhold Weege.
1996 48 Years Old In 1996, Matheson took on the role of a con man who claims to be Carol Brady's thought-to-be-dead husband in A Very Brady Sequel.

FIFTIES

2002 54 Years Old Matheson appeared in the movie Van Wilder in 2002, playing the father of the title character, who was inspired by his own character in Animal House; Matheson's character even makes a veiled reference to the fun times he had had at Dartmouth, where the fraternity upon which Animal House is based is rumored to have "had a strong tradition of existence." … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 60 Years Old He also appeared in a Volkswagen commercial in 2008.
2009 61 Years Old In 2009, Matheson directed the pilot episode of Covert Affairs, premiered on USA Network in 2010. … Read More
2010 62 Years Old Matheson was born in Glendale, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. In 2010, he was divorced from Megan Murphy Matheson after a 25-year marriage and three children. … Read More
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