Tim Matheson

Tim Matheson

Tim Matheson (born Timothy Lewis Matthieson) is an American actor and director. He is perhaps best known for his portrayals of the smooth-talking Eric "Otter" Stratton in the comedy film National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) and of Vice President John Hoynes in the NBC drama The West Wing, which earned him 2 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Matheson has had a variety of other well-known roles, including the voice role of the lead character in the animated series Jonny Quest (1964–1965), and President Ronald Reagan in the 2016 TV movie Killing Reagan.