How did Tim Allen become the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story movies ?

Up until then, Tim Allen was only known as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor from Home Improvement and he played Santa Claus in the movie The Santa Clause but how did he go from that to Buzz Lightyear ?

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  • 1 year ago
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    You act as if those aren't any big deal.

    Allen's show Home Improvement was usually in the Top 5 shows throughout its entire 8-year run. The Santa Clause movie did extremely well. In addition, Allen was a successful stand-up comic and author.

    In fact, there was one week where Tim Allen had the #1 rated TV show, #1 selling movie and #1 selling book.

    I think that's worthwhile enough to earn him the Buzz Lightyear role.

  • Because he was the only person suitable enough for the role of Buzz Lightyear

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    He has a great voice

  • Steve
    Lv 6
    1 year ago

    No one can say "To Infinity and Beyond" quite as good.

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  • 1 year ago

    Talent. The word that scares the average asshole leftist to death.

    Accomplishment another one.

    Winning the worst one.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    He spoke into a microphone at a sound studio and voila!

  • 1 year ago

    Since he did Tim Taylor on Home Improvement and Scott Calvin/Santa Claus in The Santa Clause and its two sequels.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Maybe he auditioned for it and was considered the best.

  • 1 year ago

    DISNEY EXEC: Hey Tim, wanna be the voice of Buzz Lightyear in our new movie "Toy Story"?

    TIM ALLEN:......Yeah, ok, sounds like some fun.

    That's how.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Disney liked his voice obviously

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