Tim Allen is an American actor and comedian who rose to fame for his portrayal of the main character Tim 'The Tool-Man' Taylor on the ABC sitcom 'Home Improvement' (1991-99), which won him a 'Golden Globe' in 1995. In 1994, he starred in the top grossing Disney film 'The Santa Clause'. The following year, he lent his voice to Buzz Lightyear in the Disney-Pixar blockbuster movie 'Toy Story'. While the two sequels to 'The Santa Clause' were not well received by fans and critics, the two 'Toy Story' sequels were commercially successful movies.
Other notable movies from his extensive filmography include 'For Richer or Poorer' (1997), 'Jungle 2 Jungle' (1997), 'Galaxy Quest' (1999), 'Big Trouble' (2002), 'Christmas with the Kranks' (2004), 'The Shaggy Dog' (2006), 'Redbelt' (2008), and 'Crazy on the Outside' (2010). The last movie also marks his directorial debut, but was a commercial and critical failure.
In 2011, he returned to television with the ABC sitcom 'Last Man Standing', which ran successfully for six seasons till 2017. He has also appeared on many television shows and telefilms, and has voiced Buzz Lightyear in video games, as well as a number of television specials based on 'Toy Story'.
The cast of an old space-adventure series named Galaxy Quest are transported by aliens called Thermians, who believe the TV show is actually a historical documentary series. Unfortunately, while abroad the very real NSEA Protector, they are forced to go to war against the evil-warlord Sarris who wants Omega 13, a secret superweapon.
The Santa Claus 2 is a fantasy comedy film, which tells the story of Scott Calvin, who has been a humble Santa Claus for several years, but suddenly realizes that if he doesn’t get married before the next Christmas Eve, he will need to stop being Santa, as per the rules. Things get complicated even further, when he sees that his son’s name is on the naughty list.
Four middle-aged Cincinnati friends decide to put some color in their drab, routine lives and commence on a bike trip to the Pacific as Wild Hogs. But as they meet a nasty, aggressive biker gang ‘Del Fuegos,’ who steals a bike from them, the friends resolve to get it back, thus turning the whole trip into an adventure they’ll never forget.
Big Trouble is an American crime comedy film which revolves around the lives of several people in Miami. Their lives get complicated due to a mysterious valuable suitcase. At the same time, it also changes their lives for good.
Since their daughter is away, Luther and Nora Krank decids to skip Christmas celebrations, and instead take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. Their neighbours don’t like this at all, and the Kranks soon become social outcasts, due to their lack of Christmas spirit. However, when their daughter comes home at the last minute, they decide to have a celebration eventually.
Mike Terry is a skilled martial arts instructor who refuses to participate in tournaments. However, due to his financial condition getting worse, he eventually decides to take part in such a competition.
When the wicked Jack Frost comes up with a plan to sabotage the toy factory, it is up to Santa to stop him and also keep his family happy.
A 300 year old sheepdog manages to escape from the laboratory, and it bites Dave Douglas, a prosecutor who is fighting a case against animal rights activists who firebombed a pharmaceutical company, due to animal experimentation. Soon Dave transforms into a sheepdog himself miraculously.
Zoom is a superhero comedy film which tells the story of Jack Shepherd, a former superhero, who is asked to come back to work in order to train a group of kids with useless powers.
Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, is the favourite of his owner Andy till the arrival of spaceman figure Buzz Lightyear. Desperate to reclaim his position, he plans to do away with Buzz Lightyear. However, things take a turn when they get lost and have to join hands to escape the cruel toy killer –Sid–and return home to their owner.
This Pixar Animation’s computer-animated comedy film is third in the Toy Story series. As Andy, prepares to leave for college, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and other toys – some new – find themselves in a day-care centre instead of the attic. They now have to devise a plan to return home before Andy leaves.
The fourth installment in Pixar's Toy Story series, the film begins with Woody being given away to a new owner and his struggle to adjust in the new surroundings and also to a new toy called Forky. The story then goes on to portray his adventures when he and his gang set on a road trip with their owner, meeting his long lost friend Bo Peep on the way.
When greedy toy collector Al McWhiggin steals Woody to send him to a Japanese museum, Buzz Lightyear leads the rest of Andy's toys on a brave rescue mission. Woody, however, learns that he is a rare collectible from a popular television show and is introduced to other members of his team, who convince him to stay.
Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, which leads them into a new adventure in the uncharted land of the internet.
Cars, the animated Pixar classic, tells the story of anthropomorphic talking cars. Racing rookie Lightning McQueen finds himself trapped in Radiator Springs after falling off his truck. As McQueen starts doing community service for damaging roads, he makes friends, falls in love, and ends up being trained by racing legend Hudson Hornet to discover who he truly is inside.
Tim Allen Awards
|Home Improvement||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||1995|
|Winner||Favorite Male Television Performer||1999|
|Winner||Favorite Male Television Performer||1998|
|Winner||Favorite Male Television Performer||1997|
|Winner||Favorite Male TV Performer||1996|
|Winner||Favorite Comedy Motion Picture Actor||1995|
|Winner||Favorite Male TV Performer||1995|
|Winner||Favorite Male TV Performer||1994|
|Winner||Favorite Male TV Performer||1993|
|Winner||Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Series||1992|