Timothy Alan Dick (born June 13, 1953), known professionally as Tim Allen, is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Tim "The Toolman" Taylor on the ABC sitcom Home Improvement (1991–1999). In 2011, he started appearing as Mike Baxter on the ABC sitcom Last Man Standing (2011–2017). In 2018, Fox picked up Last Man Standing for a 7th season. He is also known as the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story franchise since 1995, and for playing Scott Calvin and Santa Claus in The Santa Clause film trilogy (1994–2006). Allen's other films include For Richer or Poorer (1997), Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), Galaxy Quest (1999), Big Trouble (2002), Christmas with the Kranks (2004), The Shaggy Dog (2006), Wild Hogs (2007), Redbelt (2008), and Crazy on the Outside (2010).