Wathen, Stephen Carl was born on June 6, 1949 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Willis Grant and Helen (Honeycutt) Wathen.
Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1972.
Scene designer San Jose (California) Civic Light Opera, 1972-1982, Montalvo Theatre, Saratoga, California, 1973-1978. With visual effects department The Milpitas Monster Burrill Productions, 1974. Model maker Planet of Dinosaurs Cinema Dynamics, 1978.
Scene designer Theater West, Los Gatos, California, 1978-1984. Set painter Birdy Tri-Star Pictures, 1984. Art director Hot Street Sakamoto Productions, 1986.
Stop-motion animator Gumby Lorimar television, Sausalito, California, since 1987.