|Died||February 2, 1995
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
He is known for his roles as Jack the Cave Man on The Red Green Show and as Circle Researcher Rory Tate in a series of Reese's Peanut Butter Cup commercials in the 1990s. He also performed sketch comedy with The Second City.
Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award
The Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award is an annual award given to Toronto's "most promising new comedy act." It was established by Sims' widow, comic actor Lindsay Leese. The Award is given annually as part of the Cream of Comedy showcase at The Second City, which features performances by that year's five finalists and which is televised by The Comedy Network.
- 1996 – Jason Thompson: "Horror Clown"
- 1997 – Fast & Dirty (Gord Oxley & Robert Hawke)
- 1998 – Gavin Crawford
- 1999 – Fraser Young
- 2000 – Laurie Elliot
- 2001 – Levi Macdougall
- 2002* – Brad Hart & Tim Polley
- 2003 – Ron Sparks
- 2004 – Katie Crown
- 2005 – Jeff McEnery
- 2006 – Nathan Fielder
- 2007 – Nathan MacIntosh
- 2008 – 7 Minutes in Heaven (Josh Saltzman & Laura Cilevitz)
- 2009 – Calvin Storoschuk
- 2010 - Mike Rita
- 2011 - British Teeth
- 2012 - Christi Olson
- 2013 - Nigel Grinstead
- 2014 - Caitlin Langelier
*in 2002 Hart and Polley tied for the award after the jury became hopelessly deadlocked; a new rule was made that Lindsay Leese would receive a tie-break in future years, if necessary, to avoid the same problem.
- Tim Sims at the Internet Movie Database
- Eye Weekly (October 28, 1993): Review of "Fun With Tim Sims And Friends"
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