" I became Comedian onlyWhen learned to laugh at themselves ", - he said today one of the most popular and highly paid American actors Tim Allen, better known to our audience as Tim Taylor of the sitcom " The Big repair. "
Source : magazine " TV-Park " No.14, 2000.
Perhaps suggest that Tim will be the comedian ,It might well have been in the days of his childhood golden. According to eyewitnesses, the Lord gave the boy such a sense of humor, which is able to be replaced incorrectly inflated muscles or lack of cool friends. When Tim could not deal with offenders in the usual way, in the sense - in the brawl, he defeated them with his jokes. And then,quite in other situations, a sense of humor is always rescued him. For example, it is difficult survived the death of his father in a car accident, Tim learned to joke when adults climbed from sympathetic inquiries or intrusive advice. But, of course, he even had no idea that when he grows up ,namely humor make him rich and famous.
At school he studied lousy, but the college is still enrolled and graduated from the University of Michigan, received specialty television producer. But before he could make a career in this capacity, Tim caught selling drugs and eight years in prison thundered. At first, Allen fell into despair ,but then I found that humor is indispensable in the "official home ", among the grim-looking thugs. And when it turned out that he also can make laugh to colic and the toughest guards in his life he has been a turning point. He was allowed to create a show for the entertainment of other prisoners, and as a result he spent only two years - the authorities considered ,What fun it is reformed convict.
Coming out of the prison, Allen is first engaged in advertising, he began performing with comic rooms in the nightclubs, and then got on TV. He was noticed and invited to the studio " Disney " in the series based on the movie " Turner and Hooch ", where he was to play a duet with a dog. In itself not a bad offer. But that`s when Tim came up with a ridiculous parody of a television shop, which sells all kinds of tools, and the studio offered his idea. Thus arose one of the most popular family show - "Big repair", as appeared on the screens of a father, Tim Taylor,who along with his wife, Susan has three sons hooligans and gets into all sorts of comic situations.
Since then, Tim Allen six times in a row received the People`s Choice Award as the favorite actor of the television series, repeatedly nominated for a variety of awards, earned the "Golden Globe " and in parallel, of course - a lot of money. In the last season of each series " Big repair " Allen received one million two hundred fifty thousand dollars. But, to his credit, did not cheapskate, but many spent on charity and various projects to protect the environment. In addition, he wrote several scripts, he put movies. Tim Allen comedy " Santaerror status: 400I fall into the section for driving under the influence. He was treated for alcoholism. He cheated on his wife. But Tim, all was forgiven. Although, if only because of their lack of any actor could laugh. And in three hilarious autobiographical books by Tim can be found much more explicit than any journalistic sensationalism of it (by the way ,One of them is called " Do not stand too close to the naked man ") . It is no coincidence they all became best sellers.
Again and again humor helped Tim " repair " life. And even when his wife, not just a new betrayal, filed for divorce, the Americans did not believe last year that the family life of their pet could end up so sad. error status: 400And now Tim stopped moving into a new house, bought after a quarrel with his wife, and again took up the "big renovation " of the old. Or maybe he was sick ? Maybe it was a joke ?