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Born: June 13, 1953 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved with family from Denver, CO to Birmingham, MI
1979:
Made stand-up comedy debut at Detroit's Comedy Castle
1983:
Began playing the comedy circuit while working days at a Detroit ad agency
1984:
Formed Boxing Cat Productions to work in graphic arts, design and commercial production
1988:
Performed stand-up on "Showtime Comedy Club All-Stars II"
1988:
Made his film debut, performing stand-up in "Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen" (only received festival screenings)
1990:
Spotted by a Disney talent scout during a gig at the Los Angeles Improv comedy club
1990:
Headlined his first TV comedy special "Men Are Pigs" (Showtime)
1991:
Cast in breakthrough starring role in ABC sitcom "Home Improvement" as Tim 'The Tool-Man' Taylor
1991:
Made his TV debut as a writer/producer on the Showtime special "Tim Allen Rewires America"
1994:
Published the book <i>Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man</i>
1994:
Made his feature acting debut in Walt Disney's "The Santa Clause"
1995:
Provided the voice of Buzz Lightyear in Disney's animated classic "Toy Story"
1997:
Starred in the Disney comedy "Jungle 2 Jungle"
1999:
Returned as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the phenomenally successfull "Toy Story 2"
1999:
Starred in the cult favorite hit comedy "Galaxy Quest"
2001:
Played the title role in the comedy "Joe Somebody"
2002:
Co-starred with Rene Russo and Stanley Tucci in "Big Trouble"
2002:
Reprised role for "The Santa Clause 2"
2004:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (November)
2004:
Co-starred with Jamie Lee Curtis in "Christmas with the Kranks"
2006:
Played a man who sometimes turns into a sheepdog in a remake of Walt Disney's 1959 favorite "The Shaggy Dog"
2006:
Cast as Captain Zoom, an out-of-shape former superhero in "Zoom"
2006:
Reprised role for "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause"
2007:
Cast in the comedy-adventure "Wild Hogs," as one of four middle-aged friends who decide to rev up their routine suburban lives with a freewheeling motorcycle trip
2008:
Featured in the David Mamet-directed "Redbelt"
2010:
Reprised the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the animated blockbuster "Toy Story 3"
2011:
Returned to series television with a starring role as a sporting-goods store marketer on ABC's "Last Man Standing"

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