Chris Matheson (screenwriter)

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Chris Matheson
Christopher David Matheson

(1960-12-11) December 11, 1960 (age 60)
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1989–present
Parent(s)Richard Matheson
RelativesRichard Christian Matheson (brother)
Ali Marie Matheson (sister)

Christopher David Matheson (born December 11, 1960) 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 three films Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, and Bill & Ted Face the Music.[2] 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][3]

He is the son of author Richard Matheson,[2] 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.[4]

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  1. ^ "Chris Matheson". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2012-09-22.
  2. ^ a b c Eddy, Cheryl (August 26, 2020). "Bill & Ted Co-Writer Chris Matheson on the Evolution of Those Excellent Dudes". i09. Retrieved August 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chris Matheson". Goodreads.
  4. ^ "Chris Matheson".[dead link]

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