Since he abruptly left Home Improvement after its penultimate season in 1998, followers of Jonathan Taylor Thomas , who celebrates his 30th birthday Thursday, have been clamoring to know what the infant-confronted actor has been up to.
And perhaps, simply as it is for Allen, the truth that Last Man Standing exists means there is no real level in anyone eager for Home Improvement at all, so thoroughly does it fill that niche. The show has even provided a de facto reunion within the type of an episode the place Richardson guested as Allen’s neighbor And that followed numerous on-and-off-screen encounters between Allen and his estranged TV son Jonathan Taylor Thomas, who’s appeared in a number of Last Man Standing episodes and even directed a number of. Their reconciliation ended a long-operating feud that erupted over Thomas’ determination to go away Home Improvement in its eighth season and give attention to attending school, even declining to look in its collection finale.
Since 1995, due to its popularity, reruns began airing on The Disney Channel , Channel 4 and ABC1 within the UK. Originally, Home Improvement was aired on Channel 4 after which later the Disney Channel ; nevertheless, in 2005, it started broadcasting on ABC1 On September 26, 2007, ABC1 ceased transmissions and no official announcement was made as to which channels could be broadcasting ABC1’s earlier programming. Although the show stopped airing within the UK as a result of ABC1 ceasing transmission on September 26, on July 28, 2008 it restarted from the pilot episode on Virgin 1 However, it was introduced that Virgin 1 (now Channel One) would shut on January 31, 2011, and no announcement has been made concerning which channel the show will be moved to.
Following his function on Home Improvement, actor Taran Noah Smith essentially quit Hollywood for good. After a difficult estrangement over his trust fund and his 2001 marriage to the much-older Heidi van Pelt (they divorced in 2007), Smith reconciled with his mother and father. He even co-authored a book along with his mother/manager Candy Bennici concerning the pitfalls of child performing. These days, Smith is a vegan, active in social causes, and lives in southern California. According to his Facebook profile , over the winter of 2016, he spent a couple of months protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock reservation.
After Home Improvement, the 64-12 months-outdated actor went on to star in a slew of movies including The Santa Claus franchise, 2007’s Wild Hogs, and 1998’s Galaxy Quest. However, one in every of his most beloved roles was voicing Buzz Lightyear within the Toy Story films. The fourth movie within the franchise is about to hit theaters in 2018. Now: After two seasons on ‘Home Improvement,’ Anderson left to pursue work on ‘Baywatch.’ These days, along with appearing on three completely different versions of ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ Anderson primarily makes small visitor appearances as herself and advocates for animals rights.