Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

Movie Actor

Christopher Allen Lloyd is an American actor. He has appeared in many theater productions, films, and on television since the 1960s. He is known for portraying Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy; and Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi, for which he won two Emmy Awards.

Full Name
Christopher Allen Lloyd
Oct 22, 1938
6′ 1″
Net Worth


Christopher Allen Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut. He is an American actor and voice actor, best known for his roles as Professor Emmett Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Uncle Fester in The Addams Family and its sequel Addams Family Values, and Grigori Rasputin in Anastasia.

Lloyd began acting professionally at age 12 after being discovered by an agent while performing at a summer theater program. He made his Broadway debut at age 17 in Seesaw alongside Michele Lee and later appeared in the 1976 production of Tribute with Jack Lemmon. In 1978, he made his film debut as a cult leader in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He went on to star opposite Burt Reynolds in The End (1978) and received praise for his performance as a con artist in the critically-acclaimed comedy Goin' South (1978).

In 1985, Lloyd landed one of his most iconic roles as Doc Brown in Back to the Future. The movie was a box office success and spawned two sequels which were released in 1989 and 1990. Following this success, Lloyd starred opposite Jeff Goldblum as scientist Dr. Sidney Zweibel in Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) and was cast as villainous Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). He also played a major role alongside Michael J Fox in Bright Lights Big City (1988), and portrayed Grigori Rasputin during the period of Imperial Russia's collapse for Anastasia (1997). 

Throughout his career, Lloyd has been nominated for various awards including two Saturn Awards for Best Actor for Back To The Future Parts II & III, two Emmy Awards for Taxi (1979) Outstanding Lead Actor – Comedy Series, plus five Golden Globe nominations.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1938</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Christopher Lloyd is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 22, 1938, Christopher Lloyd is born in Stamford, Connecticut.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1964</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Broadway Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes his Broadway debut in the play “Luv”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Film Debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Makes his film debut in the movie “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1985</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Back to the Future Movie Released </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Christopher Lloyd plays Doc Brown in the classic movie “Back to the Future”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Back to the Future II & III Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Christopher Lloyd reprises his role as Doc Brown in “Back to the Future Part II” and “Back to the Future Part III.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Lifetime Achievement Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Return of Doc Brown in Back to the Future Musical </h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Christopher Lloyd returns as Doc Brown in the musical version of “Back to the Future” on stage in Manchester, England.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Iconic Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christopher Lloyd is an iconic actor known for his memorable roles in movies such as Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Addams Family. His performances have become beloved by fans around the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Versatile Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christopher Lloyd has shown that he can play a variety of roles, from comedic to dramatic. He has been able to transform into different characters and bring them to life with his unique acting style.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Christopher Lloyd is an inspiration to many aspiring actors. His long and successful career is proof that hard work and dedication can lead to amazing things. He is a great example of what can be achieved through determination and perseverance.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Starred in Back to the Future</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christopher Lloyd is best known for his role as Doc Brown in the classic trilogy Back to the Future.</p></div>

     <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Started Acting at Age 19</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christopher Lloyd started his acting career at age 19, performing in off-Broadway productions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Won an Emmy Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Christopher Lloyd won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Reverend Jim Ignatowski on Taxi.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Played Over 150 Roles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Over the course of his career, Christopher Lloyd has played more than 150 roles on stage, television and film.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Inventor and Computer Programmer</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In addition to being an actor, Christopher Lloyd is also an inventor and computer programmer with several patents under his belt.</p></div>


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