Tim Allen Biography

Birthday: 1953-06-13
Place of Birth: Denver, Colorado USA
Height: 5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Wiki Biography: Timothy Allen Dick was born on June 13, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, USA. His father was Gerald Dick, a real-estate salesman who was killed in a collision with a drunk driver while driving his family home from a University of Colorado football game when Tim was 11-years-old. His mother was Martha Dick (AKA Marty Dick), a community-service worker who remarried her high-school sweetheart, an Episcopalian deacon, two years after Tim's father's death. Tim also has a total of eight siblings. When Tim was young, his family moved to Birmingham, Michigan. In high school, his favorite subject was shop, of course, and after high school, he attended Western Michigan University and graduated with a degree in Television Production in 1975. In 1978, he was arrested on drug charges and spent two years in jail. Upon his release, he had a new outlook on life and on a dare from a friend, started his comedy career at the Comedy Castle in Detroit. Later, he went on to do several cable specials, including, Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen (1988) and Tim Allen: Men Are Pigs (1990) (TV). In 1991, he became the star of his own hit television series on ABC called "Home Improvement" (1991). While continuing to film his television show throughout most of the '90s, he starred in a string of blockbuster movies including The Santa Clause (1994), Toy Story (1995), Toy Story 2 (1999), and Galaxy Quest (1999). In August of 1996, he developed and unveiled his own signature line of power tools, manufactured by Ryobi. On top of all that, he has his own racing team, Tim Allen/Saleen RRRRacing. In May of 1999, he ended his show "Home Improvement" (1991) after 8 seasons and in 2001, he filmed such movies as Big Trouble (2002) and Joe Somebody (2001).

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Home Improvement Tim Taylor 1991 - 1999 Comedy
Zoom Jack Shepard 2006 Action
For Richer or For Poorer Brad Sexton 2012 Comedy
Toy Story Toons Buzz Lightyear 2012
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Big Trouble Eliot Arnold 1986 0
The Santa Clause Scott Calvin 1994 0, 0, 0
Toy Story Buzz Lightyear 1995
Jungle 2 Jungle Michael Cromwell 1997 0
For Richer or Poorer Brad Sexton 1997 Comedy
Toy Story 2 Buzz Lightyear 1999 0, Drama, 0
Galaxy Quest Jason Nesmith 1999 Adventure, Comedy, Sci Fi
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Buzz Lightyear 2000 Animation, Action, Adventure
Joe Somebody Joe Scheffer 2001 Comedy, Romance, Drama
Who is Cletis Tout? Critical Jim 2001 Comedy, Crime
The Santa Clause 2 Santa Clause 2002 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Christmas with the Kranks Luther Krank 2004 0
Zoom Jack Shepard 2006 0, Sport, 0
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Santa/Scott Calvin 2006 0, 0
The Shaggy Dog Dave Douglas 2006 Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Wild Hogs Doug Madsen 2007 0
Street Team Massacre Santa 2007 Action, Comedy, Horror
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Henry 2009 Comedy
Crazy on the Outside Tommy 2010
Toy Story 3 Buzz Lightyear 2010 Drama, 0
Dolan's Cadillac Marshall 2010 Crime, Thriller
John Belushi: Dancing on the Edge Himself 2010 Biography
Walled In Police Officer 2012 Horror, Thriller
3 Geezers! Tim 2013 Comedy
The Mayo Conspiracy Wesley Kilbride 2014 Comedy