Tim Allen stars in the third installment of his Santa Clause franchise, which finds Scott Calvin (Allen) — alias Santa — trying to balance the birth of a new baby Claus with threats from evil Jack Frost (Martin Short), who’s scheming to take over the Christmas holiday. The film features most of the original cast (including a now-adult Eric Lloyd) and adds new faces to the mix such as Ann-Margret and Alan Arkin, who play Scott’s in-laws.
In 1991, Tim Allen paid his first visit to Sound Stage 4 at The Walt Disney Studios, where the set for a new series called “Home Improvement” was under construction. The award-winning actor took one look at the set and asked, “If this show doesn’t work – can I have all that wood?”
Needless to say, Tim’s lumber room saw no increase in its supply, while his popularity skyrocketed among television audiences, who rendered “Home Improvement” ABC’s no. 1 show by 1995. He also earned numerous awards for his bumbling Mr. Fix-It role, as Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, including a Golden Globe in 1994 and The People’s Choice Award for four consecutive years (1993-96).
Born in Denver, Colorado, and raised in the Detroit suburb of Birmingham, Tim graduated from Western Michigan University, in 1975, with a degree in television production. In 1979, on a friend’s dare, he made his stand-up debut at a local comedy club. His innate knack for making people laugh turned to gold when Tim began… read more
Martin Hayter Short, CM (born March 26, 1950) is a Canadian actor, comedian, writer, singer and producer. He is best known for his comedy work, particularly on the TV programs SCTV and Saturday Night Live. He starred in such comedic films as Three Amigos, Innerspace, Pure Luck, Jungle 2 Jungle, Mars Attacks!, Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II. —Wikipedia