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Richard Christian Matheson


Richard Christian Matheson was born on October 14, 1953 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The A-Team (1983), It Waits (2005) and Three O'Clock High (1987). See full bio »
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Known For

The A-Team
The A-Team Writer
(1983-1986)
It Waits
It Waits Writer
(2005)
Three O'Clock High
(1987)
Happy Face Killer
(2014)

Filmography

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 2014 Voices of Midway (Short) (written by)
 2014 Big Driver (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2014 Happy Face Killer (TV Movie) (story and screenplay)
 2011 Chemistry (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Upside Down (2011)
- Intimacy (2011)
 2009 Splatter (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes)
- Spencer and Mortis Remain (2009) ... (writer)
- Spencer and Fiona Remain (2009) ... (writer)
- Fiona and Mortis Remain (2009) ... (writer)
- Spencer and Mortis Remain (2009) ... (writer)
- Fiona and Mortis Remain (2009) ... (writer)
 2008 Abused (Short) (short story)
 2005-2006 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The Damned Thing (2006) ... (teleplay)
- Dance of the Dead (2005) ... (teleplay)
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Battleground (2006) ... (teleplay)
 2005 It Waits (story) / (teleplay)
 2005 Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope (TV Special)
 2004 Mobius (Short)
 2004/I Paradise (TV Movie) (written by)
 2000 Arousal (Video short)
 2000 Sole Survivor (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1993 Full Eclipse (TV Movie) (written by)
 1992 The Torkelsons (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Aunt Poison (1992) ... (written by)
- The Long Goodbye (1992) ... (written by)
- Double Date (1992) ... (written by)
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Split Second (1991) ... (screenplay)
 1990 Loose Cannons (written by)
 1988 It Takes Two (written by)
 1987 Three O'Clock High (written by)
  Amazing Stories (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- Miss Stardust (1987) ... (teleplay)
- Magic Saturday (1986) ... (written by)
  The A-Team (TV Series) (story editor - 23 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (written by - 8 episodes, 1983 - 1986)
- The Little Town with an Accent (1986) ... (written by)
- The Doctor Is Out (1985) ... (written by)
- Curtain Call (1984) ... (story editor)
- Semi-Friendly Persuasion (1984) ... (story editor)
- Deadly Maneuvers (1984) ... (story editor) / (written by)
 1985 Hunter (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Fire Man (1985) ... (writer)
- The Beach Boy (1985) ... (writer)
  Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1985) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1985)
- Angie's Choice (1985) ... (written by)
- Too Rich and Too Thin (1985) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Whatever Happened to Guts? (1984) ... (written by)
- Never My Love (1984) ... (written by)
  Knight Rider (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982)
- Forget Me Not (1982) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Experiments (1982) ... (writer)
- The Triangle (1982) ... (writer)
- Prediction (1982) ... (writer)
- Genius (1982) ... (writer)
 1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Beauties and the Beasts (1981) ... (teleplay)
 1980 Enos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blu Flu (1980) ... (writer)
 1980 Stone (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Partner (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 The Girl Who Saved the World (TV Movie)
 1978-1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- The Snare (1979) ... (written by)
- Like a Brother (1979) ... (written by)
- 747 (1978) ... (written by)
 1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dean Martin and the Moonshiners (1979) ... (story)
 1978 Three's Company (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Fast (1978) ... (story)
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Alternate Names:

R.C. Matheson | Richard C. Matheson
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On writing with his father, Richard Matheson: The first was a script called Face-Off, which ultimately became 'Loose Cannons'. It was about a veteran police detective who gets partnered with this younger detective who's a brilliant criminologist with multiple personality disorder. That was the central idea of the movie: He was brilliant as a partner, but almost impossible to deal with because you... See more »

Trivia:

He is a prolific horror and fantasy short story and book author, in addition to being a Hollywood script writer. His writings are being collected and preserved, along with the writings of his father (Richard Matheson or Richard Burton Matheson), at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. See more »

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