Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson

writer, additional crew, actor

Richard Matheson was born on Feb 20, 1926 in USA. Richard Matheson's big-screen debut came with The Incredible Shrinking Man directed by Jack Arnold in 1957. Richard Matheson is known for I Am Legend directed by Francis Lawrence, Will Smith stars as Robert Neville and Alice Braga as Anna. Richard Matheson has got 6 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Richard Matheson achieved is Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. The upcoming new movie Richard Matheson plays is Real Steel which will be released on Oct 07, 2011.

Born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, Richard Burton Matheson first became a published author while still a child, when his stories and poems ran in the "Brooklyn Eagle". A lifelong reader of fantasy tales, he made his professional writing bow in 1950 when his short story "Born of Man and Woman"? appeared in "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction"; Matheson turned out a number of highly regarded horror, fantasy and mystery stories throughout that decade. He broke into films in 1956, adapting his novel "The Shrinking Man" for the big-screen L'homme qui rétrécit (1957).

  • Birthday

    Feb 20, 1926
  • Place of Birth

    Allendale, New Jersey, USA

Known For


6 wins & 4 nominations

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
Winner - Lifetime Achievement Award
Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
Winner - Fangoria Horror Hall of Fame
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