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Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson was born in 1926. He began publishing SF with his short story 'Born of Man and Woman' which appeared in THE MAGAZINE OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION in 1950. I AM LEGEND was published in 1954 and has been adapted to film three times. Matheson wrote the script for the film THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING MAN, an adaptation of his second SF novel THE SHRINKING MAN (published in 1956). The film won a HUGO AWARD in 1958. He wrote many screenplays (including THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER)...See more