Tim Allen

Tim Allen

  • Highest Rated: 100% Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
  • Lowest Rated: 3% Zoom (2006)
  • Birthday: Jun 13, 1953
  • Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
  • A successful standup comedian, the headliner of one of television's most popular sitcoms, a movie star, and a best-selling author, Tim Allen spent much of the '90s being a "Male Pig," a source of pride for countless men, and a franchise unto himself. He was born Timothy Allen Dick, in Denver, CO, one of ten brothers and sisters. Mercilessly teased by his peers because of his last name, Allen developed a keen sense of humor to protect himself. His father died in an auto accident in 1964 when Allen was 11, and his mother later married an old high school flame who had also lost his wife in a car crash. Eventually the family moved to a suburb of Detroit. In 1976, Allen graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in television production and went on to work in a sporting goods store and then in an advertising agency. He made his debut as a standup comedian at Detroit's Comedy Castle in 1979 after accepting a dare from a good friend, but his career was cut short when he was arrested for dealing cocaine and sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Following his release, Allen decided to turn over a new leaf and concentrate on his standup career. His early comedy routines were characterized by their vulgarity, and Allen did not find success until he perfected his "Men Are Pigs" routine. A glorious celebration of the masculine mystique centering on the joys of big block engines and tools (especially power tools), punctuated by his trademark manly grunting, the routine made him a hot property on the nightclub circuit and led to a series of televised specials on the Showtime cable network in the early '90s. While constructing his career, Allen moonlighted in television commercials, including spots as Mr. Goodwrench. It was while performing for a Showtime special that he got his break in series television. Jeffrey Katzenberg, the chairman of Disney Studios, saw his act, liked it, and with Walt Disney Company chairman Michael Eisner, offered him the lead in a couple of planned series based on popular films; but Allen didn't feel they were right and suggested instead that they do a series based on his comedy character. They agreed, and Home Improvement, the continuing saga of bumbling TV handyman (whose show somewhat resembled This Old House) Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor and his brood, debuted on the ABC television network in September 1991. It quickly went on to become one of the most consistently highly rated shows on television. Allen made his starring feature film debut in 1994 with the box-office busting The Santa Clause. That same year, he also published a best-selling book, Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man. In 1995, he provided the voice for the heroic toy astronaut Buzz Lightyear in Disney's computer-generated extravaganza Toy Story, and the following year published his second book I'm Not Really Here, a more philosophical look at his life, his fame, and his family. In 1997, he starred in the largely panned Jungle to Jungle, and could not be seen on the big screen again until 1999. That year -- the same year Home Improvement ended its highly successful run -- he reprised his Buzz Lightyear role for Toy Story 2 and starred in the sci-fi spoof Galaxy Quest. Though his next film, Big Trouble, was pulled from its original release date and delayed by Touchstone (the studio thought audiences may find the plot involving a missing nuclear bomb distasteful after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks), fans could still get their fill of the popular funnyman with the release of Joe Somebody in late 2001.When Big Trouble and Joe Somebody proved to be box-office duds, Allen returned to familiar territory in 2002, starring in the sequel The Santa Clause 2. With the success of that sequel under his belt, Allen stuck with the holiday genre for his next starring role. Playing opposite Jamie Lee Curtis, Allen filled the lead for 2004's adaptation of John Grisham's Skipping Christmas, Christmas with the Kranks; in what was becoming a

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet No Safe Spaces Actor 2019
97% Toy Story 4 Buzz Lightyear 2019
No Score Yet Drive Like Andretti Actor 2019
40% El Camino Christmas Eric Roth 2017
100% Toy Story That Time Forgot Actor 2014
54% Adventures of the Penguin King 3D Narrator 2013
No Score Yet Back to the Moon for Good Actor 2013
94% Toy Story of Terror! Buzz Lightyear 2013
No Score Yet 3 Geezers! Tim 2013
75% Disneynature Chimpanzee Narrator $29M 2012
No Score Yet Small Fry Buzz Lightyear 2011
No Score Yet Hawaiian Vacation Buzz Lightyear 2011
No Score Yet The Six Wives of Henry Lefay Executive Producer Henry Lefay 2010
No Score Yet I Am Comic Actor 2010
98% Toy Story 3 Buzz Lightyear $415M 2010
8% Crazy on the Outside Director Tommy $64.9K 2010
No Score Yet Starz Inside: Comics On Screen Actor 2009
68% Redbelt Chet Frank $2.3M 2008
No Score Yet Hing dai (Brothers) Actor 2007
86% The Pixar Story Actor 2007
14% Wild Hogs Doug Madsen $168.3M 2007
No Score Yet Tim Allen: Live Onstage Actor 2006
17% The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Santa/Scott Calvin $84.5M 2006
3% Zoom Jack Shepard/Captain Zoom $11.7M 2006
75% Cars Buzz Lightyear Car $244.1M 2006
26% The Shaggy Dog Dave Douglas Producer $61.1M 2006
44% Fired! Actor 2006
5% Christmas With the Kranks Luther Krank $73.8M 2004
54% American Wedding Stifler's Dad $104.4M 2003
55% The Santa Clause 2 Scott Calvin $139.3M 2002
23% Who Is Cletis Tout? Critical Jim $65.4K 2002
48% Big Trouble Eliot Arnold 2002
21% Joe Somebody Joe Scheffer $22.7M 2001
No Score Yet Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins Buzz Lightyear 2000
90% Galaxy Quest Jason Nesmith/Commander Peter Quincy Taggert 1999
100% Toy Story 2 Buzz Lightyear 1999
14% For Richer or Poorer Brad Sexton 1997
19% Jungle 2 Jungle Michael Cromwell 1997
13% Meet Wally Sparks Himself 1997
100% Toy Story Buzz Lightyear 1995
74% The Santa Clause Scott Calvin 1994
No Score Yet Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen Actor 1988
No Score Yet Tropical Snow (Nieve tropical) Baggage Handler 1988

TV

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Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2010
No Score Yet Last Man Standing
2011
Producer Executive Producer Director Mike Baxter
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2007
No Score Yet Jay Leno's Garage
2015
Appearing Guest
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
Guest
  • 2018
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2015
52% Cristela
2014-2015
Mike Baxter
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2002
  • 2001
No Score Yet Chelsea Lately
2007-2014
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2011
  • 2009
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest
  • 2011
No Score Yet Lopez Tonight
2009-2011
Guest
  • 2010
31% The Jay Leno Show
2009-2010
Guest
  • 2009
No Score Yet Iron Chef America
2004-2018
Judge
  • 2007
No Score Yet The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
2002-2006
Voice
  • 2004
No Score Yet Home Improvement
1991-1999
Executive Producer Director Tim Taylor Tim
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
66% Spin City
1996-2002
Voice
  • 1998
  • 1997
100% The Larry Sanders Show
1992-1998
Himself
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
  • 1996

QUOTES FROM Tim Allen CHARACTERS

Buzz Lightyear
You my friend are responsible for delaying my rendezvous with star command!
Woody
You are a toy!!
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity... and beyond!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man and you have my pity. Farewell.
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man and you have my pity. Farewell.
Buzz Lightyear
Quiet, musical hog!
Jessie the Cowgirl
Buzz! We're your friends!
Buzz Lightyear
Spare me your lies, temptress! Your emperor's defeated, and I'm immune to your bewitching good looks.
Woody
You'll be okay in the attic?
Jessie the Cowgirl
Of course I will.... Besides, I know about Buzz's Spanish mode.
Buzz Lightyear
My what?
Stinky Pete the Prospector
You... are... a... toy...
Buzz Lightyear
You... are... a... toy...
Buzz Lightyear
I've set my laser from stun, to kill.
Woody
Oh Great, oh great. If anyone tries to attack us, we can blink em to death.
Buzz Lightyear
I don't believe that man has ever been to medical school.
Buzz Lightyear
(whispers) Another stunt like that, cowboy, you going to get us killed.
Buzz Lightyear
Another stunt like that, cowboy, you going to get us killed.
Woody
Don’t tell me what to do!
Woody
Don't tell me what to do!
Buzz Lightyear
Shhh!
Woody
Buzz? Buzz Lightyear, you're not worried are you?
Buzz Lightyear
Me? Oh no, no, no, no, no. Are you?
Woody
Now Buzz, what can Andy possibly get that is worse then you?
Andy
(in the recorder) Oh what is it? What is it? Wow! A puppy! (movie ends)
Andy
Oh what is it? What is it? Wow! A puppy!
Woody
You, Are, A, Toyyyyy! You're not the real thing. You're an action figure. You are a child's play thing!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man. Farewell.
Woody
Ya, well. Good riddance you loony.
Buzz Lightyear
How about a quick roll call? Everybody here?
Mr. Potato Head
Not everybody.
Buzz Lightyear
Who's behind?
Slinky Dog
Mine.
Buzz Lightyear
And there seems to be no sign of intelligent life anywhere.
Santa
I can't see anything.
Buzz Lightyear
He is good. I am better.
Woody
I think you've had enough tea for today Buzz, lets get you out of here-
Woody
I think you've had enough tea for today Buzz, let's get you out of here.
Buzz Lightyear
Don't you get it?! You see the hat?! I am Mrs. Nezbit! (laughs crazily)
Buzz Lightyear
Don't you get it?! You see the hat?! I am Mrs. Nezbit! [laughs crazily]
Woody
SNAP OUT OF IT, BUZZ!!
Woody
SNAP OUT OF IT, BUZZ!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man, & you have my pity. Farewell.
Woody
Yeah, well good riddance, you loony!
Woody
Shut up, just shut up, you idiot!
Buzz Lightyear
Sheriff, this is no time to panic.
Woody
This is the perfect time to panic!
Woody
You're a toy! You aren't the real Buzz Lightyear! You're.. you're an action figure! You are a child's plaything!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man, and you have my pity. Farewell.
Jessie the Cowgirl
Buzz, you're back! You're back!
Buzz Lightyear
Yes I'm back uh where did I go?
Woody
Beyond infinity, Space Ranger.
Buzz Lightyear
Woody! So where are we know?
Rex
In a garbage truck on the way to the dump!
Buzz Lightyear
Hey Sarge what are you doing?
Sarge
War's over, me and the boys are shipping out!
Buzz Lightyear
You're going AWOL?
Sarge
We've done our duty. Andy's grown up.
Sarge
It has been a honor serving with you good luck folks!
Buzz Lightyear
You still worried?
Woody
About Andy? Nah, it will be fun while it lasts.
Buzz Lightyear
I'm proud of you, cowboy.
Woody
Besides, when it all ends I'll have old Buzz Lightyear to keep me company - for infinity and beyond.
Buzz Lightyear
Hang on Cowboy!, Woody are you all right?
Woody
Yeah Buzz I'm fine, Here's your list of things to do while I'm gone: batteries need to be changed. Toys at the bottom of the chest need to be rotated. Oh, and make sure everyone attends Mr. Spell's seminar on what to do if you or part of you is swallowed. Okay? Okay, good, okay.
Buzz Lightyear
Woody you haven't found you're hat yet have you?
Woody
No! and Andy's leaving for Cowboy Camp any minute and I can't find it anywhere!
Buzz Lightyear
Don't worry, Woody. In just a few hours you'll be sitting around a campfire with Andy making delicious hot Schmoes.
Woody
They're called 'S'mores', Buzz.
Buzz Lightyear
Yes, yes. Of course, has anyone found Woody's Hat yet?
Woody
Buzz, you're flying!
Buzz Lightyear
This isn't flying, this is falling with style.
Woody
Buzz, you're alive! This is great, we can go home and you can explain to the others that this is just a big misunderstanding. Huh? Right, buddy?
Buzz Lightyear
I would like to inform you that we don't have violence on my planet.
Woody
Oh, that's good.
Buzz Lightyear
But we're not on my planet, are we?
Woody
No.
Buzz Lightyear
(lunges at Woody, they fall over and fight.)
Buzz Lightyear
[lunges at Woody, they fall over and fight]
Woody
He's not a Space Ranger! He doesn't fight evil or shoot lasers or fly!
Buzz Lightyear
Excuse me. (Opens wings and everyone is in awe)
Buzz Lightyear
Excuse me. [opens wings and everyone is in awe]
Hamm
Impressive wingspan. Very good.
Jason Nesmith
Never give-up, never surrender.
Buzz Lightyear
Excuse me, I think the word you're searching for is "Space Ranger".
Buzz Lightyear
Excuse me, I think the word you're searching for is 'Space Ranger'.
TV Announcer
The word I'm searching for I can't say because there's preschool toys present.
Buzz Lightyear
I've set my laser from stun to kill.
Woody
Oh, great. If anyone attacks we can blink em' to death.
Jason Nesmith
Am I too late for Alexander's panic attack?
Jason Nesmith
Okey dokey, Okey dokey. Lets fire blue particle cannons full, red particle cannons full, gannet magnets fire them left and right, and let 'em run all chutes. And while you're at it, why don't ya toss that at 'em killer [tossing empty Coke can to gunner] That should take care of old lobster head shouldn't it?
Gwen DeMarco
[Gwen and Jason encounter the chompers] What is this thing? I mean, it serves no useful purpose for there to be a bunch of chompy, crushy things in the middle of a hallway. No, I mean we shouldn't have to do this, it makes no logical sense, why is it here?
Jason Nesmith
'Cause it's on the television show.
Gwen DeMarco
Well forget it! I'm not doing it! This episode was badly written!
Gwen DeMarco
Does the rolling *help*?
Jason Nesmith
Yes, it helps.
Sarris
[Sarris believes that Nesmith plans to ram his ship] Let me remind you, sonny: I am a general. If you are counting on me to blink, then you are making a deadly mistake.
Jason Nesmith
Well, let me tell you something, Sarris: It doesn't take a great actor to recognize a bad one. You're sweating.
Sarris
You fool! You failed to realize that, with your armor gone, my ship will tear through yours like tissue paper.
Jason Nesmith
And what you fail to realize is my ship... is dragging mines!
Jason Nesmith
Never give up. Never surrender.
Buzz Lightyear
Buzz, are you coming?
Buzz Lightyear
No, I... I have a lot of catching up to do with my dad.
Emperor Zurg
Good throw, son. That's my boy! Go long, Buzzy!
Buzz Lightyear
Oh, you're a great dad. Yippee!
Buzz Lightyear
Farewell!
Woody
You are a child's play thing!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man, and you have my pity.
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity and beyond!
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity....and beyond!
Woody
Buzz look, an alien!
Buzz Lightyear
Where!
Woody
*laughs*
Jason Nesmith
You're not gonna die on the planet, Guy.
Guy Fleegman
I'm not? Then what's my last name?
Jason Nesmith
It's... uh... uh... I don't know.
Guy Fleegman
Nobody knows. Do you know why? Because my character isn't important enough for a last name, because I'm gonna die five minutes in!
Gwen DeMarco
Guy, you have a last name.
Guy Fleegman
DO I? DO I? For all you know, I'm Crewman Number Six! Mommy... mommy...
Buzz Lightyear
Etch! Draw that man in the chicken suit!
Rex
AAH! It's The Chicken Man!
Rex
He tortures toys...just for fun!
Bo Peep
[Buzz jumps on the ledge] What are you doing? Get down from there.
Buzz Lightyear
I'm gonna teach that boy a lesson!
Woody
Yeah sure go ahead with your scary laser. [sarcastically pressing Buzz's laser button]
Buzz Lightyear
Don't do that it's extremely dangerous! [Lenny warns the toys to jump back into the room off the ledge as Sid blows up the soldier and cheers]
Buzz Lightyear
I could have stopped him!
Woody
Buzz I'd love to see you try. Of course I'd love to see you as a crater.
Buzz Lightyear
I just want you to know: even though you tried to terminate me, revenge is something we do not promote on my planet.
Woody
Oh, well, that's good.
Buzz Lightyear
[brings Woody face-to-face with him] But we're not on my planet, are we?
Woody
[finally snapping to Buzz's space ranger antics] You are a toy! You're not the real Buzz Lightyear! You're an action figure! You are a child's plaything!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man.
Booster
So that's why Buzz wants to ditch us!
Buzz Lightyear
(Annoyed)I am NOT getting a nose ring. Nobody is getting a nose ring, (Tone shifts to angry) it's against the rules!
Buzz Lightyear
[annoyed] I am NOT getting a nose ring. Nobody is getting a nose ring, [tone shifts to angry] it's against the rules!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man, and you have my pity.
Andy Davis
Buzz Lightyear verá Betty
Stinky Pete the Prospector
Meu bumbum
Buzz Lightyear
Não é West Cutting Boulevard é Elm Street
Woody
You can't fly!
Buzz Lightyear
Yes I can!
Woody
Well, then prove it, Mr. Light-Beer!
Laura Calvin
Here's Neil's mother's number.
Scott Calvin
1-800-SPANK-ME? I know that number.
Buzz Lightyear
According to my navi-computer, the--
Woody
Shut up! Just shut up you idiot!
Buzz Lightyear
Sheriff, this is no time to panic.
Woody
This is the perfect time to panic! I'm lost, Andy is gone, they're gonna move into their house in two days and it's all your fault!
Buzz Lightyear
MY-- my fault?! If you hadn't pushed me out of the window in the first place--
Woody
OHH yeah?! Well if YOU hadn't shown up inside your stupid little cardboard spaceship and taken away everything that was important to me--
Buzz Lightyear
Don't talk to me about importance! Because of you, the security of this entire universe is in jeopardy!
Woody
WHAT?! What are you talking about?!
Buzz Lightyear
Right now, poised at the edge of the galaxy, Emperor Zurg has been secretly building a weapon with the destructive capacity to annihilate an entire planet! I alone have information that reveals this weapon's only weakness. And you my friend, are responsible for delayin' my rendezous with Star Command!
Woody
YOU-ARE-A-TOOOOOYY!!! You aren't the real Buzz Lightyear, you're-- oh, you're an action figure! You are a child's play thing!
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man. And you have my pity. Farewell.
Woody
Oh, yeah?! Well, good riddance, ya looney! [Muttering to himself] "Rendezous with Star Command!"
Woody
Oh, yeah?! Well, good riddance, ya looney! [Muttering to himself] 'Rendezous with Star Command!'
Buzz Lightyear
Senorita! Senorita!
Buzz Lightyear
[to Woody]You are a sad, strange little man and you have my pity
Buzz Lightyear
[to Woody] You are a sad, strange little man, and you have my pity.
Woody
Uh, Buzz, we missed the truck!
Buzz Lightyear
We're not aiming for the truck!
Buzz Lightyear
I've set my laser from stun to kill.
Woody
Oh, great. If anyone attacks we can blink em' to death.
Emperor Zurg
Surrender, Buzz Lightyear. I have won!
Buzz Lightyear
I'll never give in. You killed my father!
Emperor Zurg
No, Buzz. I AM your father!
Buzz Lightyear
Noooo!
Woody
Buzz, you're flying!
Buzz Lightyear
I'm not flying. I'm falling... with style!
Buzz Lightyear
This isn't flying, this is falling with style!
Buzz Lightyear
To Infinity and Beyond!
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity, and beyond!
Buzz Lightyear
We have a friend in need, and we will not rest until he is safe in Andy's room! Now let's move out!
Buzz Lightyear
We have a friend in need, and we're not going to rest until he's safe in Andy's room! Now, let's move out!
Buzz Lightyear
Our mission with Andy is complete, Woody.
Buzz Lightyear
Our mission with Andy is complete.
Buzz Lightyear
I'm proud of you, cowboy.
Woody
Besides, when it all ends, I'll have ol' Buzz Lightyear to keep me company...For infinity and beyond.
Woody
Besides, when it all ends, I'll have old Buzz Lightyear to keep me company. For infinity and beyond.
Buzz Lightyear
Don't worry, Woody. In just a few hours you'll be sitting around a campfire with Andy making delicious hot shmoes.
Buzz Lightyear
Don't worry, Woody. In just a few hours you'll be sitting around a campfire with Andy making delicious hot schmoes!
Woody
...They're called Smores, Buzz...
Woody
They're called S'mores, Buzz.
Buzz Lightyear
Somewhere in that pad of stuffing is a toy that taught me that life is only worth living if your being loved by a kid. And I traveled all this way to rescue that toy, because I believed him.
Buzz Lightyear
Somewhere in that pad of stuffing is a toy who taught me that life's only worth living if you're being loved by a kid. And I traveled all this way to rescue that toy because I believed him.
Hamm
Hamm: Hey, why did the toys cross the road?Buzz Lightyear: Not now Hamm. Rex: Ooo, I love riddles! Why? Hamm: To get to the chicken, on the other side!
Hamm
Hey, why did the toys cross the road?
Buzz Lightyear
Not now Hamm.
Rex
Ooo, I love riddles! Why?
Hamm
To get to the chicken, on the other side!
Buzz Lightyear
Glad I could catch the train!
Woody
Now, let's catch some criminals!
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity and beyond!
Buzz Lightyear
Am I really that fat?
Buzz Lightyear
You are a sad, strange little man, and you have my pity.
Jessie the Cowgirl
Buzz! Mind if I squeeze next to you?
Buzz Lightyear
Yes. No! I mean, why would I mind squeezing next to you? Is it hot in here?
Buzz Lightyear
To infinity and beyond!