Tim is of Danish, Irish and Scottish descent.
Tim went in together with business partner Dan Grodnik and bought the National Lampoon magazine in 1989 and they were able to turn the failing magazine around and sell it in 1991.
Tim has been nominated for 2 Emmy Awards.
2003 - Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
2004 - Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for: "The West Wing" (1999)
Tim was married to Jennifer Leak from 1968 to 1971 (divorce) and is now married to Megan Murphy Matheson with whom he has three kids, Molly, Emma, and Cooper.
Tim once served in the USMC Reserves.
Tim played Vice President John Hoynes on the NBC series The West Wing from 1999-2003.
Tim Matheson's TV Pilot "The Prince" didn't make the cut...the latest in a long line of short run or un-screened series.