If there is one person who is guaranteed to make you laugh, it is Tim Allen. While other comedians come and go, Allen has stood the test of time. Mr Allen has been entertaining audiences for many years both on screen and during his live standup shows. So grab some Tim Allen tickets from StubHub and prepared to be entertained!
Early Life and Career
Tim Allen was born in 1953, in Denver, Colorado. He began his career at the age of 22 when a friend dared him to take part in a local comedy night in Detroit. Allen appeared in commercials for Kmart, Mr Goodwrench and Chevrolet as well as appearing as a regular on at various comedy nights. In 1988, Allen appeared in the film Comedy's Dirtiest Dozen, which inspired him to move to L.A. In L.A, Allen began to perform on a regular basis at The Comedy Store and was soon appearing at the top spots in stand-up shows across the city. In 1990, Allen was awarded the Cable Ace Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Special Award for his filmed performance at the Montreal Just for Laughs International Comedy Festival.
In 1991, Allen appeared as Tim "the Tool Man" in the ABC sitcom Home Improvement. In 1992, Allen would the People's Choice Award for Favourite Male Television Performer and went on to win the same award for the next eight years. In 1994, Allen hit the big screen, appearing in the number one box-office hit The Santa Clause. When the movie was released, Allen published Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man. The book quickly rose to the top of the New York Times Bestsellers List. In one week, Allen had a top rated TV show, a box office smashing movie and a bestselling book, a feat which has never since been replicated.
Allen also went on to provide the voice of Buzz Lightyear is the animated blockbuster Toy Story. In 1995 by a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series. Despite his on-screen success, Tim Allen did not forget his standup roots. In the same year as his Golden Globe success, he took part in a national tour which included a sold out performance at the world famous Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. After returning to movies to perform in the sequels to Toy Story, Shaggy Dog, and Wild Hogs, Tim Allen decided to go back to his roots and develop a new show so he could return to live performance. Since 2011, Allen has performed to sold out audiences at The Venetian in Las Vegas.