Tim Allen

Mostly Credited As: Tim Allen
Birth Name: Timothy Allen Dick
Date Of Birth: June 13, 1953 (Age 62)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Tim Allen was born in Denver, Colorado on June 13, 1953. Tragedy struck his family early when his father was killed by a drunk driver, leaving Tim, his eight siblings, and his mother with great sorrow. At 13, Tim and his family moved to Birmingham, Michigan. In high school his favorite subject was shop. In 1975 he graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in television production. Three years later he was arrested on drug charges and spent two years in jail.

After his release from jail Tim decided to clean up his act. He entered a stand up comedy competition on a dare from his friend and won. He was soon appearing on TV specials and eventually landed his big break on the show Home Improvement. He continued to star in TV and movies and eventually even developed his own line of power tools.

Movie Credits

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Zoom (2006)
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Big Trouble (2002)
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2002)
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Joe Somebody (2001)
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Toy Story 2 (1999)
For Richer Or Poorer (1997)
Jungle2jungle (1997)
Meet Wally Sparks (1997)
Toy Story (1995)
The Santa Clause (1994)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Toy Story that Time Forgot (2014)As: Buzz Lightyear -- [Voice]
Toy Story OF TERROR! (2013)As: Buzz Lightyear -- [Voice]
Last Man Standing (2011)As: Mike Baxter
TV Land Icon Awards (2003)As: Himself (Host 2010)
Home Improvement (1991)As: Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Co-Host 1992)
Episode Cast Credits 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Tim Allen, Kiernan Shipka, Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors 13x55: (Apr/15/2015) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Anna Gunn, the Madden Brothers 12x194: (Oct/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Ginnifer Goodwin, Foster the People 12x126: (Apr/23/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Tim Allen, Ben McKenzie 33x61: (Nov/24/2014) As Himself 
  Tim Allen; Masi Oka 25x126: (Feb/26/2007) As Himself 
  Tim Allen and Jerry Springer 25x43: (Nov/01/2006) As Himself 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Tim Allen,, Dej Loaf 01x169: (Nov/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Talk (2010) 
  Tim Allen, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Bella Thorne, Jeff Mahin 05x20: (Oct/03/2014) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Tim Allen 11x110: (Feb/24/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Floetry 03x123: (Mar/09/2006) As Himself 
  Tim Allen/Eva Longoria/Chingy 02x57: (Nov/23/2004) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Tim Allen, Dave Salmoni, Sara Bareilles 22x73: (Jan/31/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Dwayne Wade, Fitz & the Tantrums 21x166: (Sep/19/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Nolan Gould, Switchfoot 20x185: (Nov/15/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Chris Diamantopoulos, Feist 20x62: (Apr/12/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Season 16, Episode 95 16x95: (Jan/31/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 16, Episode 43 16x43: (Nov/01/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Martin Short, Barry Manilow, guest co-host Arthel Neville 10x44: (Nov/03/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Mary Lynn Rajskub 09x41: (Feb/27/2006) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Top Gear (US) (2010) 
  Used Car Salesman 01x07: (Jan/02/2011) As Himself (Big Star, Small Car) 

Shatner's Raw Nerve (2008) 
  Tim Allen 01x02: (Dec/02/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Tim Allen 01x03: (Sep/10/2008) As Himself 

Wetten, dass..? (1981) 
  Freiburg im Breisgau (3) 27x06: (Mar/31/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Early Show (1999) 
  Tim Allen, Bobby Flay 08x44: (Nov/02/2006) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Madonna, Tim Allen, Mireille Guiliano, Kellie Pickler 56x43: (Nov/01/2006) As Himself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Tim Allen 12x13: (May/28/2006) As Himself 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  Home Improvement 10x18: (Dec/18/2005) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Tim Allen, Eddie Izzard, Chingy 12x40: (Nov/16/2004) As Himself 

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002) 
  Win, Lose, and Kaboom! 02x18: (Jul/09/2004) Voiced  Meldar 

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000) 
  The Adventure Begins (Aug/08/2000) Voiced  Buzz Lightyear 

Spin City (1996) 
  The Kidney's All Right 03x09: (Nov/17/1998) Voiced  Rags 

The Wonderful World of Disney (1997) (1997) 
  Toy Story 01x01: (Sep/28/1997) Voiced  Buzz Lightyear 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Don Rickles, Brendan Fraser, En Vogue 04x184: (Jul/14/1997) As Himself (Top Ten List Presenter) 
  Tim Allen, Tyson Koenig, Suzanne Vega 04x11: (Sep/16/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Tim Allen, Annie Lennox 03x04: (Sep/07/1995) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Glenn Close, James Spader, Robbie Robertson 02x48: (Nov/10/1994) As Himself (cameo) 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  10th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 10x01: (Apr/19/1997) As Himself 
  8th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 08x01: (May/20/1995) As Himself 

The Drew Carey Show (1995) 
  The Front 01x17: (Feb/07/1996) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 67th Annual Academy Awards 43x01: (Mar/27/1995) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards 52x01: (Jan/21/1995) As Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical (for 'Home Improvement') 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Home Improvement (1991)• Creative Consultant
Last Man Standing (2011)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

Home Improvement (1991) (Credited in 2 episodes from this show) 
Loose Lips And Freudian Slips 08x22 May/04/1999 As: Director
What You See Is What You Get 03x23 May/11/1994 As: Writer

Arrested in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, for drunk driving. [24 May 1997]

Spent 28 months in jail after being arrested for attempted drug-dealing in 1978.

During the run of "Home Improvement" (1991), was often sent shirts and sweaters by various colleges to wear on the air, and he did.

His comedy career started on a dare from a friend at the 'Comedy Castle' in Detroit.

Stand up routine consisted of jokes comparing the differences between men and women. This theme continued on his TV show "Home Improvement" (1991).

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