Tim Matheson

Biography: Still best remembered as Eric "Otter" Stratton in the 1979 comedy movie "Animal House", Tim has come a long way since his first acting role on "Window on Main Street" at the tender age of 12. While still at school, he appeared in many well known TV Series such as "My Three Sons" & "Leave it to Beaver" & went on to star as the voice of "Jonny Quest" in the cartoon series "The Adventures of Jonny Quest".

On leaving school he attended Northridge University, studying psychology,whilst still receiving plenty of offers of work from TV studios. Tim soon realized that acting was the only career he wanted & he left University to study at the Actors & Directors Lab in L.A. for two years. Tim's first Movie was in 1967, "Divorce American Style" starring Dick van Dyke & Debbie Reynolds & a year later he appeared in the Movie "Yours Mine and Ours" starring Lucille Ball & Henry Fonda. Regular TV roles in the western series Bonanza & The Virginian soon followed & in 1976 he starred in
Still best remembered as Eric "Otter" Stratton in the 1979 comedy movie "Animal House", Tim has come a long way since his first acting role on "Window on Main Street" at the tender age of 12. While still at school, he appeared in many well known TV Series such as "My Three Sons" & "Leave it to Beaver" & went on to star as the voice of "Jonny Quest" in the cartoon series "The Adventures of Jonny Quest".

On leaving school he attended Northridge University, studying psychology,whilst still receiving plenty of offers of work from TV studios. Tim soon realized that acting was the only career he wanted & he left University to study at the Actors & Directors Lab in L.A. for two years.

Tim's first Movie was in 1967, "Divorce American Style" starring Dick van Dyke & Debbie Reynolds & a year later he appeared in the Movie "Yours Mine and Ours" starring Lucille Ball & Henry Fonda.

Regular TV roles in the western series Bonanza & The Virginian soon followed & in 1976 he starred in "The Quest" with Kurt Russell. Tim also made several Guest appearances on hit TV Shows such as "Hawaii Five-0", "The Magician" & "Ironside".

Tim was also to be seen on stage in San Francisco & New York in such shows as "True West" & "Bus Stop".

By the Mid 80's, Tim was king of the TV Movies, making several movies each year, from Comedies to Thrillers to Science Fiction to Romance, Tim is as popular today as he was in the 1960's.
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Tim Matheson's Scores

Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 79 White Collar: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 25 Killer Instinct: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 19
  2. Negative: 2 out of 19
19 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
62 Greek: Season 1 Nov 1, 2011 Director 8.2
43 Hart of Dixie: Season 1 Sep 26, 2011 Dr. Brick Breeland / Dr. Brick Breeland / Director 7.2
61 Suits: Season 1 Jun 23, 2011 Director 8.6
42 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior: Season 1 Feb 16, 2011 Director 4.6
64 Covert Affairs: Season 1 Jul 13, 2010 Director 7.2
61 The Good Guys: Season 1 May 19, 2010 Director 8.5
tbd Scooby-Doo - Mystery Incorporated : Season 1 Apr 5, 2010 Brad Chiles / Guard 8.6
79 White Collar: Season 1 Oct 23, 2009 Director 8.9
69 Drop Dead Diva: Season 1 Jul 12, 2009 Director 8.7
tbd The Insider: Season 1 Jun 1, 2009 Himself tbd
53 Numb3rs: Season 1 May 5, 2008 Director 7.6
69 Burn Notice: Season 1 Jun 28, 2007 Larry Sizemore / Director 9.0
53 Traveler: Season 1 May 10, 2007 Director 9.1
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 2 Sep 20, 2006 Director 7.4
62 Eureka: Season 1 Jul 18, 2006 Director 8.8
59 Psych: Season 1 Jul 7, 2006 Director 9.1
tbd Augusta, Gone Feb 13, 2006 Ben Dudman / Director / Executive Producer 4.0
tbd The West Wing: Season 7 Sep 25, 2005 John Hoynes / Director 7.7
25 Killer Instinct: Season 1 Sep 23, 2005 Director 8.5
42 Criminal Minds: Season 1 Sep 22, 2005 Director 8.2
39 E-Ring: Season 1 Sep 21, 2005 Director 9.0
tbd Las Vegas: Season 3 Sep 19, 2005 Director 8.4
64 Threshold: Season 1 Sep 16, 2005 Director 8.1
tbd Cold Case: Season 2 Oct 3, 2004 Director 9.5
tbd Las Vegas: Season 2 Sep 13, 2004 Director 8.0
tbd Third Watch: Season 5 Sep 29, 2003 Director 9.0
66 Cold Case: Season 1 Sep 28, 2003 Director 7.4
tbd Without a Trace: Season 2 Sep 25, 2003 Director 8.0
tbd Ed: Season 4 Sep 24, 2003 Director 10
tbd The West Wing: Season 5 Sep 24, 2003 John Hoynes 7.3