| Tim Matheson
|Born:|| December 31, 1947|
Glendale, California, U.S.
|Years Active:|| 1961-present
is an American actor, director, and producer. He is a director for the USA Network
. Matheson has directed three episodes of Psych: He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, He Loves Me, Oops He's Dead!
, 65 Million Years Off
, and Earth, Wind, and... Wait for It
. He is also known for his roles as Vice President John Hoynes on the NBC drama The West Wing
and as Eric "Otter" Stratton in Nation Lampoon's Animal House
. As an actor he often plays thoughtful, morally ambiguous but highly PR-astute characters. Most recently, he has directed several episodes of Hart of Dixie