Chris Matheson (screenwriter)

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Chris Matheson
Born Christopher David Matheson
(1960-12-11) December 11, 1960 (age 57)
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Film director, screenwriter
Years active 1989–present
Parent(s) Richard Matheson
Relatives Richard Christian Matheson (brother)
Ali Marie Matheson (sister)

Chris Matheson is an American film director and screenwriter.[1] Matheson is best known for his collaborations with fellow screenwriter Ed Solomon, together creating the Bill & Ted franchise, writing the two films Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. Together they also wrote the films Mom and Dad Save the World and Imagine That.

His 2015 book The Story of God: A Biblical Comedy about Love (and Hate) is an alternative interpretation of the Christian Bible as seen through the eyes of an atheist.[2]

He is the son of author Richard Matheson, as well as the younger brother of fellow screenwriter Richard Christian Matheson and the brother of Ali Marie Matheson.

He is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles.[3]

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