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Stephen Tobolowski | Steven Tobolowsky
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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 The most difficult role I've ever had, but one of the most rewarding, was Memento
(2000). I'll mention that because we had no lines in the script, and Chris [Christopher Nolan
, writer-director] wanted us to improvise our part. I was playing someone with amnesia, which means you can't remember what you're doing, and Chris was going to cover it from different angles. So part of my brain had ...
Stephen was originally cast to play Tim Taylor's "Tool Time" co-host, named Glen, on Home Improvement
(1991), but a scheduling conflict prevented him from appearing in the pilot. Richard Karn was cast as Al, a temporary replacement, and after taping a few more episodes, Stephen was still unavailable and thus Karn was kept on permanently.
Often plays egomaniacal characters