Sometimes Credited as: Richard Christian Matheson
Biography from 1989 Excellent Adventure
Matheson hails from a screenwriting family. His father,
Richard, is a renowned science-fiction author (among his credits: TV?s
original "Twilight Zone" as well as the films "Somewhere in
Time" and "Jaws III"). His older brother, Richard
Christian, was recently represented by Universal?s "3 O?Clock
High." With several other film projects in development, Matheson?s
ultimate goal is to direct his own scripts.
Biography from 1991 Bogus Journey Press Kit
Matheson hails from a renowned screenwriting family. His father,
Richard, is an accomplished science fiction author who wrote for TV?s original
"Twilight Zone," and his older brother, Richard Christian, wrote the
screenplay for "Three O?Clock High." Matheson has branched out
into directing and recently completed writing and directing several short,
independent comedy films.
Chris has continued to work as both a screenwriter and a
director. His writing credits include the films Mom and Dad Save the
World (co-written with Ed Solomon), A Goofy Movie, Mr. Wrong, The Wise
Ones and Evil Alien Conquerors, the last two also being films he
directed. Chris not only made a cameo appearance in both Bill & Ted
films but also in Mom and Dad Save the World.
Two of Chris' short films, Mike the
Detective and Monkeys, are available to buy on DVD! Click here
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Most recently, Chris Matheson
co-wrote the screenplay for the Eddie Murphy film Imagine That with Bill &
Ted co-writer Ed Solomon and has penned the script for Rapturepalooza (which is
also producing.) He is also slated to co-write the big
screen adaptation of the television series The Greatest
Matheson also teaches Advanced Scriptwriting at the School of Film
in Portland, Oregon.
For a list of Chris's writing and directing credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database