Tim allen was born in 1953 in Denver Colorado, United States.
Is son of Martha Catherine, a community center worker, and Gerald M. Dick, a real estate agent. His father died when Tim He was 11 years old, in a car accident. Two years later, her mother married her high school boyfriend, a successful executive, moving with their children to Birmingham Michigan.
Tim attended school Ernest W. Seaholm High School, where I participate in theatrical and musical activities, and upon completion, attended the Western Michigan University, from which, years later and advanced in his career, he received an honorary degree.
His career began as a comedian. At the insistence of one of his friends, he participated in a comedy show at a Detroit nightclub. While in this city he began to gain recognition, appearing in television commercials and cable comedies, such as “Some Semblante of Sanity”.
Later, he moved to Los Angeles and became a member of the group. The Comedy Store. He began to have appearances on late-night talk shows, as well as some brief appearances in movies.
In 1989, it was the roof rack in “Tropical Snow”, starring Madeleine stowe Y David carradine.
Between 1991 and 1999, he achieved fame on the television series “Home Improvement”, that was emitted by the chain ABC, playing the tool man Taylor.
In 1994, he starred “Go Santa Claus”, which was the highest grossing film that year, and, the following year, he lent his voice to the animated character of Buzz lightyear, on “Toy Story “, who also starred in the voice of Tom Hanks, for the role of Woody.
Also, during ’94, he released his book “Don`t stand too closet to a Naked Man”, Which was the best seller in the United States during that year.
While performing in “Home Improvement ”, I create a competition team together with Steve Saleen and the racing driver Bob bondurant. He himself was called Saleen / Allen, and I get to run in the SCCA World Challenge race.
In 1997, he made “To the hard and to the mature”, which starred alongside Kristy Alley. The following year, he participated in an episode of the Michael J. Fox series, “Spin City.”
In 1999, he returned to lend his voice for the second part, “Toy story 2”, Again next to Tom Hanks,, already Joan Cusack. It was also part of the satire “Heroes out of Orbit“, next to Alan Rickman, Sigourney weaver Y Tony shalhoub.
That year, he was called Disney legend, for his work in the films of “Toy Story “ Y “Santa Clause”. Likewise, he was honored with his star at the Hollywood walk of fame.
In 2001, he starred in “Who is Cletis T”, Which included Richard Dreyfuss, Portia De Rossi Y Christian slater. It was also seen in “A Caring Father“, with James belushi, Julie Bowen Y Kelly linch.
During 2002, he played Eliot arnold, on “The big mess”, In which they participated Stanley tucci Y Rene Russo. That year, he again incarnated Santa claus, in the sequel “Santa Claus 2”, again with Eric Lloyd.
Between 2003 and 2006, he made two television films, “These guys”(2003) and“Jimmy Neutron: win, loose and kaboom “(2004) and was part of an episode of the series “The adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius”.
He also starred “A crazy christmas”(2004) with Jamie Lee Curtis Y Dan Aykroyd.
In 2006, he starred in the comedy “Darling i’m made a dog”, From the command of Kristin davis, Danny glover Y Robert Downey Jr. That year would arrive a third of Santa claus, “Santa Claus 3”And in 2007, he would join John Travolta, William H. Macy, Martin Lawrence Y Ray liotta, to film “Wild Pigs”.
His latest works include “Redbelt “ Y “The six wives of Henry Lefay”, which will be released in 2008, “Crazy on the Outside”(2009) with Sigourney weaver Y Ray liotta, “toy Story 3”, (2010), which featured its original cast and“Geezers!“, A comedy in which he worked together with Scott caan, JK Simmons Y Sam raimi. Among his following projects we can mention the comedies “Brothers” Y “Friends”.
In addition, since 2011, Allen has the role of Mike baxter in the series “Last man standing”.
In regards to his personal life, he was married to Laura deibel from 1984 to 2003, when he was divorced. They both had a daughter, Katherine, who was born in 1989.