- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : MS
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (10,16,20)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 4
American actor and director known for his portrayals of the smooth-talking Eric "Otter" Stratton in the comedy film National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and of Vice President John Hoynes in the NBC drama The West Wing (1999-2006).
Matheson has had a variety of other well-known roles, including providing the voice of the lead character in the animated series Jonny Quest and for playing President Ronald Reagan in a television film adaptation of the 2015 novel Killing Reagan that premiered on 16 October 2016 on the National Geographic Channel.
He was the founder of Los Angeles' breakthrough comedy troupe, The Groundlings. He made his acting debut at the age of 12 and hit the limelight in "Animal House."
Tim and his one-year-older sister were pretty much on their own from the time he was six, when their parents divorced. He got his first TV role at 13 and went on to play in various series. By the '90s, Matheson was spending more time behind the camera than in front of it as a producer-director.
He was married to actress Jennifer Leak from 1968 to 1971. In 1979, he was introduced to 19-year-old ballet dancer Megan Murphy and they wed six years later. He and his wife Megan Murphy had three kids, Emma, Molly, and Cooper (born 12 August 1993 in Los Angeles). They divorced in 2010.