Timothy Allen Dick was born on June 13, 1953, in Denver, Colorado, U.S, as one of the 10 brother and sisters. Timothy Allen Dick developed a king sense of humor as a result of being teased because of his last name (derived from his biological father Gerald M. Dick).
Eventually the family moved to the suburb of Detroit and in 1976 Allen graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in television production and went out 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 he decided to concentrate on his stand-up career. His early stand up acts relied on raw and immature humor.
Allen didn't find success until he perfected his "Men Are Pigs" routine – a hilarious celebration of the masculine mystique centering on the joys of big black engines and tools punctuated by his trademark manly granting.
The routine made him a high property on the night closed-circuit.
They decide to do a series based on his comedy character they agree and Home Improvement, the continuing saga of a bumbling TV handyman Tim "The Tool-Man" Taylor and his crew debuted on ABC Television Network in September, 1991, and quickly went on to become one of the most consistently highly rated show on television.
Alen made his starring feature film debut in 1994 with box office smash The Sanata Claus. That same year, he also published his bestselling book "Don't Stand Too Close To A Naked Man". In 1995, he provided the voice for the hero toy Astra Buzz Lightyear in Disney's computer generated extravaganza Toy Story. In the following year, he published his second book "I Am Not Really Here", a more philosophical book which looks at his life, his fame and his family. In 1997, he starred in the family comedy Jungle 2 Jungle, and also in all-around success Home Improvement series finale.
In 1999, he reprises Buzz as hero of the Toy Story 2. And taking a large break, he returned did projects such as Zoom, The Santa Clause 3 and The Shaggy Dog.
After that, he started advertising his 2009 movie Crazy on the Outside. He did standup for the movie promotions as it was his directorial debut and he was also the leading character.
From a very long time, he has also been the face or voice of many television and radio commercials.
Since 2011, he is playing the role of Mike Baxter, a traditional and politically conservative man who is the senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor sporting goods store chain based in Denver, Colarado and radio operator, whose world is filled by women – especially at home with his wife and three daughters, one of whom is a single mother, in ABC hit act Last Man Standing. Moreover his upcoming project Toy Story 4 is highly anticipated.
Moving on to his physical configuration, he is a tall man with the height of 5 feet and 10½" inches. He is a good looking oldie. It's normal to age and his body, hair and beard are clearly ageing.
Talking about his relationship status, he is married to actress Jane Hajduk since 2006. Jane and Tim have a 2009 born daughter. Previously, he was married to Laura Dibel from 1984 to 1999. With Laura, he has a daughter as well.
Since 2014, he is a a licensed radio operator under the call sign KK6OTD.
One can follow Tim on his Twitter account. His twitter handle is @ofctimallen, and his twitter description is given as:
"Santa? Buzz Lightyear? The Tool Man? Mike Baxter? Hey, I’m still that wisecracking kid from the Midwest, looking for answers to life’s big questions.
City of Angels
Joined April 2009"
Yep, you heard it right. He transitioned from a supporting goods salesman to drug dealer to stand up comedian and then to a sitcom star. And his biological father, a rich real estate agent, was killed by a drunk driver when he Allen was 11.
It's a heavy story, isn't it? Yep, it is. Let's discuss why he got into drugs some next time.
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|13 Jun, 1953
|United States of America
|Western Michigan University
Central Michigan University
|Jane Hajduk [M. 2006]
|Net Worth 2021: