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Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Tim Allen

Tim Allen (Timothy Alan Dick) is an American Actor and Comedian. He is best known as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story film franchise. He is also known for playing Tim "The Toolman" Taylor on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement, he also played Scott Calvin and Santa Claus in the Santa Clause film trilogy.

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Tim Allen - Bio

Tim Allan was born in Denver, Colorado. His mother, Martha Katherine was a community Service worker and his Father, Gerald M. Dick was a Real Estate Agent. Allen has 5 siblings and was the third oldest.

His father died when he was 11 after being hit by a drunk driver. Two years later his mother remarried her childhood sweetheart, who has three children of his own. They relocated to Birmingham, Michigan.

Allen, worked at the student radio station at Western Michigan University and there he graduated with a bachelor of science degree in communication. He specialised in radio and television production.

His career started with a dare, one of his friends dared him to partake in a comedy night in Royal Oak, Detroit. While in Detroit he was on local television commercials and started to gain a local following from appearing on comedy shows.

In 1978 Allen was arrested for drug trafficking and was released three years later. He returned to comedy and moved to Los Angeles where he became a regular at The Comedy Store.

Allen quickly became a household name with his appearance on ABC's Situational comedy show 'Home Improvement', which ran from 1991 until 1999.

His Role as Calvin Scott, in 'The Santa Clause' further solidified his stardom and voicing Buzz lightyear in 'Toy Story' in all 4 films renewed and gained further recognition with generations of families.

Allen has two daughters, Katherine and Elizabeth. Katherine is the daughter of Laura Deibel and was born in 1989. Elizabeth is the daughter of Jane Hajduk and was born in March 2009. Allen and Hajduk are in a relation to this date.


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