Timothy Allen Dick, known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He is best known for his roles as Tim Taylor in Home Improvement and Mike Baxter in Last Man Standing.
For Disney, he played Tim "The Toolman" Taylor in Home Improvement, Mike Baxter in Last Man Standing, and voiced Buzz Lightyear in the Disney/Pixar Toy Story franchise. He also played Scott Calvin/Santa Claus in The Santa Clause films, Michael Cromwell in Jungle 2 Jungle, Dave Douglas in The Shaggy Dog, Elliot Arnold in Big Trouble, Doug Madsen in Wild Hogs, and the narrator in the 2012 Disneynature documentary film, Chimpanzee.
In 1999, he was named a Disney Legend, claiming the record for shortest time between his first contribution for Disney (in 1991, when he first started to work on Home Improvement) and being named a Disney Legend, until Phil Collins beat it in 2002.
- He shares his birthday with Chris Evans (June 13th) who voices the human version of Allen's character Buzz Lightyear in the 2022 film Lightyear.