His real name is Timothy Allen Dick. He was born in Denver, Colorado, US on 13th June, 1953. His ability to deliver humor without an effort sets Tim Allen apart from other actors. He has an expressive face and a wide range of vocal abilities that enable him to work as a film actor in his own body or as a voice over actor, as in animated film.
His comedic talents are his acting strengths. Though best known for his TV performances, Hollywood movies of Tim Allen also showcase his unique comedic style.
While being best known for his long running role in the hit television series “Home Improvement”, Tim Allen (his stage name) is an accomplished star on the big screen, as well. With high-grossing films such as “The Santa Clause” and “Toy Story” films, he has earned a spot as a credible comedic actor in films and in television.
Of course, it could be argued that he has yet to be tested but somehow Tim doesn’t come across as being a “serious” actor. He seems content, however, to just make lots of money by making people laugh. In the meanwhile, he gets to laugh all the way to the bank.
Tim Allen earned the 1995 Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor in a Television Series Musical or Comedy for his work in the TV series, Home Improvement. In 1999, he earned the Disney Legend designation for his roles in the “Toy Story” and “Santa Clause” films.
Top Ten Movies of Tim Allen:
- The Santa Clause
- Toy Story
- Toy Story 2
- Galaxy Quest
- The Santa Clause II
- The Shaggy Dog
- The Santa Clause II: The Escape Clause
- Christmas with the Kranks
- Toy Story III
- Toy Story IV