Tom Allen as Buzz Lightyear
Thanks to the voice of Tim Allen, the phrase “To Infinity and Beyond!” has become engrained in the memories of many. Allen brought the character of Buzz Lightyear to life through the Toy Story franchise alongside other great voices like Tom Hanks and Don Rickles. The film has grossed over $373 million, but more importantly, it’s characters have become staples in the childhood of many.
Allen’s unlikely beginnings in comedy
Comedian and actor Tim Allen first entered American’s homes in the hit television show Home Improvement from 1991 to 1999. In addition to Toy Story, Allen starred in the children’s classic The Santa Clause trilogy, as well as Wild Hogs and Christmas with the Kranks. Allen’s career got its start in the mid-1970s when one of his friends dared him to participate in a stand- up show. Today the actor enjoys a net worth of $80 million.