According to his personal website, the 74-year-old actor has had a variety of other well-known roles, including Vice President John Hoynes on the The West Wing and Dr. Brick Breeland on the CW show, Hart of Dixie. Among his long list of credits, some standouts from recent years include CBS's Madam Secretary, NBC's This Is Us and USA Network's Burn Notice.
As for his directing, he’s done a lot of episodic projects on some of television’s most prominent shows, including The Last Ship, Burn Notice, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, Cold Case, Numbers, Drop Dead Diva, Suits, Eureka and White Collar, as well as pilots for Fox’s The Good Guys and Covert Affairs. And yes, he also directed four episodes of Virgin River.
Matheson also has a lot of crossover with Annette O’Toole (who plays Hope in Virgin River). “I met him when he did a movie [Almost Summer] with my then boyfriend Bruno Kirby, and that’s when we first met,” she told PureWow. “And then I did a television show called What Really Happened to the Class of ’65?, which was based on this book. So, we played a young married couple.”
Talk about an impressive resume.
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