Tim Matheson is a talented and successful actor of his generation. He is also a director and known for his work on various tv series. During his generation, he was one of the leading and handsome actors.

Quick Infos
Full NameTim Lewis Matheson
Date of Birth31st December of 1947
Birth PlaceGlendale, Los Angeles ,California
Parent(s)Sally and Clifford Matheson
Height6' 2"
Weight165 lb
Partner(s)Jennifer Leak(m.1968, div.1971)
Meghan Murphy(m.1985)
ChildrenCopper Matheson(son),Emma and Molly Matheson(daughter)
Zodiac signCapricorn
Net Worth7 million dollars

He was popularly known for his performance in the American comedy film National Lampoon’s Animal, released in 1978. Since then, he has appeared in hundreds of movies and television series and has earned himself a secure position in the film industry.

What was Tim Matheson’s childhood like?

Tim Matheson was born on 31st December of 1947 in Glendale of Los Angeles in California state. His full name is Tim Lewis Matheson, and his mother’s name is Sally, while his father’s name is Clifford Matheson. His father was a training pilot. Matheson has also served for the United States Marine Corps Reserve during his early years.

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Physical Stats

Tim Matheson turned 73 years old as of 2021, and he has not shown any sign of stopping his work and acting career. He possesses a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches with a bodyweight of about 165 lb.

He belongs to white ethnicity and has American nationality. He has blue eyes and dark brown hair. His sexual orientation is straight and has Capricorn as his zodiac sign.

How did Tim start his career?

Tim Matheson began his acting career when he was just 13 years old. His film career began in 1967. He made his first film appearance in the American satirical comedy film Divorce American Style as Mark Harmon.

Mr. Kennedy made his television debut in 1961, where he earned his appearance in the American comedy-drama tv series called Window on Main Street as Roddy Miller. He also voiced additional voices in an animated tv series called The Alvin Show in 1961. Since then, he started voicing in various other animated series.


Tim made his appearance in another film called The Mystery of the Chinese Junk as Joe Hardy. He then continued appearing in various other movies like Yours, Mine and Ours, How to Commit Marriage, magnum Force. Finally, He landed the leading role in the comedy film National Lampoon’s Animal House, where he portrayed the character of Eric Stratton and gained public attention.

After receiving public attention, Tim Matheson started starring in various other films like Almost Summer, Dreamer, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, A little Sex, To be or Not To Be, The House of God, Speed Zone, Body Wars, and so on.

Matheson made his first directorial debut in 2009 from the American action war film Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia. He also starred as Carl Dobbs alongside co-stars Joe Manganiello, Keith David, and Mr. Kennedy.

He has also voiced in various animated films, and in 2005, he expressed for the character Houston Capcom in a documentary film called Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D.

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TV Shows

In 1964, he voiced the main character Jonny Quest. The series ended in 1965; he then voiced Sinbad Jr.’s character in the cartoon series called Sinbad Jr. and his Magic Belt in 1965. His other voice works include Space Ghost, Samson & Goliath, The War Widow, Visions, The New Batman Adventures, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, etc.

Tim Matheson made his television directorial debut in 1984 from the medical drama tv series called St. Elsewhere. Since then, he has directed various television films and series like Breach of Conduct, Tails You Live, Heads You’re Dead, Buried Alive II, In the Company Spies, The West Wing, and countless other tv series.

In 1999, Matheson received his first-ever Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his performance in The West Wing, where he made his appearance as Vice President John Hoynes.

In 2016, he received a Critics’ Choice Television Award nomination for his performance as Ronal Reagan in Killing Reagan’s TV film. He received his first leading role in the American romance drama tv series called Virgin River in 2019. He was also the director himself and played the main character as Doc Mullins.

Since 2019, he has played recurring roles in the romantic family drama tv series This Is us as Dave Malone. We will be seeing him more in the coming years.

Personal life

Tim Matheson is a married man and has married two times before. He was first committed to Canadian actress Jennifer Leak. They tied their knot in 1968 but soon parted their ways in 1971. He then got committed to Meghan Murphy in 1985. Together they had three children, namely Copper Matheson, a son, and two daughters Emma and Molly Matheson.

In 2010, they got divorced after 24 years of their Marriage. However, in 2018, he tied his knot with a beautiful woman named Elizabeth Marighetto. He is currently living in Hollywood of California states with his wife.

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Social Media

Tim Matheson is active on both Instagram and Twitter. He is not much of an Instagram user, but he posts old photos from time to time. He can be connected through @timlmatt, and he has over 5 thousand followers on it.

If anyone is interested to learn about him more often, then we can find him on Twitter, in which he is frequently active. He has over 25.1 thousand followers on Twitter, and he does not hesitate to post his opinions on it. He can be connected through @Tim_ Matheson.

Net worth

Tim Matheson’s net worth is estimated to be around 7 million dollars. He used to earn his millions mostly from acting during his early career, but now he makes equal earnings through directing various television series and films. He has also endorsed different big brands like Volkswagen and has also appeared in the cover magazines.


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