Timothy Allen Dick
Tim Allen, The Tool Man, The Outdoor Man
Denver, Colorado, United States
Tim Allen went to the Seaholm High School in Birmingham and it was there, he developed his love for acting.
After graduating from high school, he enrolled in the Central Michigan University but in 1974, he opted to transfer to the Western Michigan University.
In 1976, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in communications specializing in television and radio television production with a split minor in design and philosophy.
Actor, comedian, author
- Father – Gerald M. Dick (Real Estate Agent)
- Mother – Martha Katherine (Community Service Worker)
- Siblings – Unknown
Observational comedy, blue comedy, physical comedy, character comedy
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
82 kg or 182 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tim Allen dated –
- Laura Deibel (1978-2003) – According to reports, Tim Allen and Laura Deibel started going out in 1978. She was regular at the amateur stand-up comedy shows Allen was participating in during his struggling days. They got married in April 1984 in a private wedding ceremony. Laura gave birth to a daughter Katherine in 1989. However, their marriage of 19 years ended in 2003 as they mutually agreed to divorce due to irreconcilable differences and share custody of their daughter.
- Jane Hajduk (2002-Present) – During the last days of his crumbling marriage with Laura, he started going out with actress and model Jane Hajduk. By the time, he had divorced his first wife, the things had got serious with Jane. After almost five years of dating, they got married in a small private ceremony on October 7, 2006 in Grand Lake Colorado. Their daughter Elizabeth was born in March 2009.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
- Blue Eyes
- Salt and Pepper hair
Tim Allen’s body measurements may be –
- Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 14 in or 35.5 cm
- Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
Tim Allen had a lucrative brand endorsement deal with the motor giant Chevrolet and even gave his voice to the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze advertisement campaign.
He has also lent his voice for the brand promotions campaigns of Pure Michigan and Campbell Soup.
Best Known For
Playing Timothy “Tim” Taylor in the sitcom Home Improvement from 1991 to 1999.
Lending his voice for Buzz Lightyear character in the animated Toy Story series.
Tim Allen’s first appearance in a movie came in drama film Tropical Snow in 1988 as Baggage Handler.
First TV Show
Allen made his first appearance in a TV show in comedy show ABC TGIF in 1990 as Tim Taylor.
Tim Allen relies on cardio and combination of weight lifting exercises to stay fit and trim even in advanced age. He also attributes his fitness to consistency and discipline in following the workout set by his trainer.
Tim Allen Favorite Things
- NFL Team – Detroit Lions
Source – CBS Sports
Tim Allen Facts
- Tim Allen was arrested in October 1978 at the Battle Creek Airport while possessing about over 650 grams (1.43 lbs) of cocaine.
- He pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in November 1978 and revealed name of other dealers, which helped him get three to five years sentence instead of life imprisonment.
- Tim was stopped in Birmingham, Michigan with 0.15% blood alcohol content, which got him a one year probation.
- In 1995, he won best television series actor at the Golden Globe Awards for his work in Home Improvement show.
- In November 1994, he was the star of the highest grossing movie and top rated TV series along with being the author of a book that topped the New York Times best-seller list within a space of a week.
- Connect with Tim Allen on Facebook and Twitter.
- Visit Tim on his official website @ www.timallen.com.