Christopher Lloyd is a popular American actor and comedian best recognised for his performance in the comedy movie series ‘Back to the Future’. Born in Stamford, Connecticut, he started performing in theatre from the early age of fourteen. After performing in more than two hundred stage productions, he began making presentations on films while he was in his late thirties. He made his introduction on the big screen with a supporting character in the comedy-drama film ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’. The film was not only a tremendous commercial achievement but also got five Oscars.
He then performed in several prosperous films over the next few years, some of them being ‘The Addams Family,’ ‘Anastasia’ and the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy. Lloyd is also recognised for his work on television. He won his first Emmy for his character in the comedy TV series ‘Taxi’. He won another Emmy a decade later for his character in the Canadian TV series ‘Road to Avonlea. He is also a keen cyclist and is recognised for having travelled entire Italy on a bicycle. He was latest seen in a supporting character in the heist comedy film ‘Going in Style’.
Christopher Lloyd Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Christopher Allen Lloyd|
|Age||(as in 2020) 82 Years|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Date of Birth||22 October 1938|
|Residence||• California, United States|
• Montana, United States
|Home Town||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Mother's Name||Ruth Lloyd (Singer)|
|Father's Name||Samuel R. Lloyd, Jr (Lawyer)|
|Brother||• Sam Lloyd Sr. (Older)|
• Donald L. Mygatt (Older)
|Sister||• Ruth Lloyd Scott Ax (Older)|
• Adele L. Kinney (Older)
• Antoinette L. Mygatt Lucas
|Others||• Roger Lapham (Uncle) (He was the mayor of San Francisco from 1944 to 1948)|
• Samuel Lloyd (Paternal Grandfather)
• Adalaide Ferrier Peck (Paternal Grandmother)
• Lewis Henry Lapham (Maternal Grandfather) (One of the Founders of the Texaco Oil Company)
• Antoinette N. Dearborn (Maternal Grandmother)
|Affairs/Girlfriends||• Catherine Boyd (1957-1971)|
• Kay Tornborg (1972-1987)
• Carol Ann Vanek (1986-1991
• Jane Walker Wood (1990-2005)
• Lisa Loiacono (2014-Present)
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Wife/Spouse||• Catherine Boyd (m. 1959-1971)|
• Kay Tornborg (m. 1974-1987)
• Carol Ann Vanek (m. 1988-1991)
• Jane Walker Wood (m. 1992-2005)
• Lisa Loiacono (m. 2016-Present)
|Marriage Date||23 November 2016 with Lisa Loiacono|
|Children||Christopher Lloyd has had no children from any of his marriages.|
|School||• The Fessenden School, West Newton, Massachusetts |
• Darrow School in New Lebanon, New York
• Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian|
|Brands Endorsed||• 10-10-220 phone service (1999)|
• DirecTV (2007)
• FIAT TV (2018)
|Career Manager||• The Gersh Agency, Inc., Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States|
• Andrew J. Freedman Personal Management, Talent Management Company, Marina Del Rey, California, United States
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 185cm|
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’1”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 78 kg|
in pounds- 172 lbs
|Chest Size||Not Available|
|Biceps Size||Not Available|
|Waist Size||Not Available|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Available|
|Shoe Size||Not Available|
|Favorite Role||Klingon commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)|
|Favorite Back To The Future Film||Back To The Future Part 3 (1990)|
Lloyd was born in Stamford, Connecticut, the son of Ruth Lloyd, a singer and sister of San Francisco mayor Roger Lapham, and her husband Samuel R. Lloyd, Jr, a lawyer.
He is the most recent of three boys and four girls, one of whom, Samuel Lloyd, was an actor in the 1950s and 1960s. Lloyd’s maternal grandfather, Lewis Henry Lapham, was one of the ancestors of the Texaco oil company, and Lloyd is also a descendant of Mayflower passengers, including John Howland.
Lloyd was raised in Westport, Connecticut where he attended Staples High School and was engaged in establishing the high school’s theatre company, Staples Players. Lloyd began acting from the early age of fourteen.
At the age of nineteen, he began taking classes in New York City’s Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. He made his stage introduction in a production of ‘And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers’, a play by Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabal.
Christopher Lloyd Net Worth
Christopher Lloyd has a net worth of $40 million.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$40 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian|
In 1997, Christopher and fourth wife paid $1.6 million on an 8-acre estate in Montecito, California. They tried to sell this house in the track of their 2005 split for $11 million. The price was lowered to $6.5 million in 2007. Tragically, the house was totally destroyed in a 2008 fire. Lloyd has several properties in Montecito and Los Angeles.
Christopher Lloyd Movies And TV Shows
- Christopher Lloyd stayed serving in stage productions for many years. He made his film debut in 1975 playing the role of a psychiatric patient in the film ‘One Flew Over a Cuckoo’s Nest’. Directed by Miloš Forman, the film was not just a huge commercial success, but it also won five Oscars.
- The next year, he began his television debut, performing a guest character in an episode of a miniseries named ‘The Adam’s Chronicle’.
- In 1978, he performed in ‘Lacy and the Mississippi Queen’, a television film, as well as in, ‘The Word’, a television miniseries.
- He resumed his work on the big screen, performing in films such as ‘Three Warriors’ (1978), ‘Butch and Sundance: The Early Days’ (1979), ‘The Lady in Red’ (1979), ‘The Legend of the Lone Ranger’ (1981), and ‘To Be Or Not to Be’ (1983).
- His reputation grew regularly after his character in the hit sci-fi films ‘Star Trek III: The Search for Spock’ (1984) and ‘Back to the Future’ (1985).
- Christopher Lloyd’s most notable work on the big screen is unquestionably his role in the sci-fi comedy movie series ‘Back to the Future’. Lloyd’s depiction of Dr Emmett Brown gained him international recognition. The series consists of three films ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Back to the Future II’, and ‘Back to the Future III’. All three films were commercial successes. The first movie won an Oscar. The other two films also won significant awards including two ‘Saturn Awards’ and a ‘BAFTA Award’.
- Over the years, he also achieved fame for his performances on television. He won his first Emmy for his role in the comedy series ‘Taxi’ which aired from 1978 to 1982.
- He performed in multiple television films such as ‘Money on the Side’ (1982), ‘September Gun’ (1983) and ‘Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster’ (1992). He won his second Emmy in 1992 for his role in the Canadian TV series ‘Road to Avonlea’.
- Lloyd performed the main role in the 1991 American fantasy comedy film ‘The Addams Family’. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, the film starred actors Anjelica Huston, Raúl Juliá, Christina Ricci and Christopher Lloyd. The film was a large commercial smash, grossing more than six times its budget. The film was met with regularly positive reviews. It also earned nominations for an Oscar and a Golden Globe Award.
- Having already achieved significant fame for his role in the film ‘Back to the Future’, he reprised his role in the sequel ‘Back to the Future Part II’ in 1989. Directed by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, the film was a huge commercial success, becoming the third highest-grossing movie of the year.
- In 1990, he again reprised his character in ‘Back to the Future Part III’. Like both its prequels, the film was a huge commercial success.
- He performed in many films in the next two decades. These include ‘The Addams Family’ (1991), ‘Radioland Murders’ (1994), ‘Anastasia’ (1997), ‘Wish You Were Dead’ (2002), ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ (2008) and ‘Call of the Wild’ (2009).
- Lloyd has also done voice characters in several animated films such as ‘Haunted Lighthouse’ (2003) and ‘The Tale of Despereaux’ (2008).
- Meanwhile, he also extended his work on television. One of his most notable works on TV is his voice role of the main antagonist in the animated TV series ‘Cyberchase’. The series has been airing since 2002.
- He has also performed in several television films such as ‘Anything But Christmas’ (2012) and ‘Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys’ (2014).
- Christopher Lloyd’s most recent performances include ‘I am Not a Serial Killer’ (2016) and ‘Going in Style’ (2017). ‘Going in Style’ a 2017 American heist comedy movie is one of Christopher Lloyd’s most fresh films. Directed by Zach Braff, the film is about a few separated people who plan to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled. Other actors in the film included Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin and Joey King. The film was a huge financial success, grossing more than three times its budget. It was met with mixed reviews from critics.
|1975||One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest|
|1977||Another Man, Another Chance|
|1979||Butch and Sundance: The Early Days|
The Lady in Red
The Onion Field
|1980||The Black Marble|
|1981||The Legend of the Lone Ranger|
The Postman Always Rings Twice
National Lampoon's Movie Madness
To Be or Not to Be
|1984||Star Trek III: The Search for Spock|
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
National Lampoon's Joy of S*x
|1985||Back to the Future|
|1987||Walk Like a Man|
The Legend of the White Horse
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Eight Men Out
|1989||The Dream Team|
Back to the Future Part II
|1990||Back to the Future Part III|
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
|1991||Back to the Future: The Ride|
The Addams Family
Dennis the Menace
Addams Family Values
|1994||Angels in the Outfield|
|1995||Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie|
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Dinner at Fred's
|1998||The Real Blonde|
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer
|My Favorite Martian|
Man on the Moon
On the Edge
When Good Ghouls Go Bad
|2002||Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road|
Wish You Were Dead
Hey Arnold!: The Movie
|2005||Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie|
Bad Girls from Valley High
|2008||Fly Me to the Moon|
The Tale of Despereaux
|2009||Call of the Wild|
Jack and the Beanstalk
|2011||Love, Wedding, Marriage|
Adventures of Serial Buddies
Snowflake, the White Gorilla
The Chateau Meroux
Axe Boat 2012
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy
Dead Before Dawn
Excuse Me for Living
Sid the Science Kid: The Movie
Freedom Force a.k.a. Fantastic Force a.k.a. The Illusionauts
|2014||A Million Ways to Die in the West|
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
The One I Wrote for You
Doc Brown Saves the World
The Boat Builder
|2016||I Am Not a Serial Killer|
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie
|2017||Going in Style|
Making a Killing
|2019||The Haunted Swordsman|
|Yet To Be Release||Welcome to Pine Grove!|
TV Shows & Serials List
|1976||The Adams Chronicles|
|1978||Lacy and the Mississippi Queen|
|1979||Stunt Seven a.k.a. The Fantastic Seven|
|1982 ||Best of the West|
Money on the Side
The Cowboy and the Ballerina
|1987||Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius|
|1990||The Earth Day Special|
|1991–1992||Back to the Future: The Animated Series|
|1992||T Bone N Weasel|
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster
Road to Avonlea
|1994||In Search of Dr. Seuss|
|1996||The Right to Remain Silent|
Angels in the Endzone
|1998||The Ransom of Red Chief|
Alice in Wonderland
It Came from the Sky
When Good Ghouls Go Bad
|2002||Malcolm in the Middle|
The Big Time
|2004||The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy|
|2005||The West Wing|
King of the Hill
|2006||Masters of Horror|
A Perfect Day
|2008||Live from Lincoln Center|
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Knights of Bloodsteel
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
|2011–2013 ||Robot Chicken|
|2012||Dorothy and the Witches of Oz|
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
Anything But Christmas
|2014||The Michael J. Fox Show|
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys
Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse
Over the Garden Wall
Just in Time for Christmas
|2016||The Big Bang Theory|
Big City Greens
Facts About Christopher Lloyd
- He was raised in Fairfield County’s New Canaan, Connecticut.
- He went to Manhattan, New York at the age of 19.
- His acting teacher at the Neighborhood Playhouse was Sanford Meisner.
- He is identified to project wildly animated facial expressions while portraying unconventional characters in movies.
- His mind as a young actor is his appearance alongside Meryl Streep at the Yale Repertory Theater.
- He had to wear prosthetic make-up for his displays in Back to the Future (1985), so he would look 30 years older than his scenes in 1955.
- Christopher existed in a mental institution for many weeks, while making for his character as Max Taber in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), seeking to have a better understanding of the nature of the mental patients.
- He has acted alongside actress Anjelica Huston in many films including, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), The Cowboy and the Ballerina (1984), The Addams Family (1991), and Addams Family Values (1993).
- He has also managed in many films with actor Frank Welker including Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990), The Pagemaster (1994), and In Search of Dr Seuss (1994).
- His role Reverend Jim Ignatowski in Taxi (1978) was a fan of Star Trek (1966) series, and interestingly, Christopher appeared as the Klingon commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984).
- He likes cycling and once while in Italy, he rode from Milan to Venice, driving through the Dolomites, along with the Amalfi coast and into Naples.
- In November 2008, his home in Montecito, California which was put on sale was destroyed by the Tea Fire.
- He has supported various charity organizations like The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Are Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd friends?”]Fox and Christopher Lloyd, who played McFly and Brown respectively, reunited in the future, as they attended a poker night in aid of The Michael J. Fox and Lloyd have remained good friends even after filming for the trilogy ended. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1991 at 29, Fox went on to establish The Michael J.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”What does Christopher Lloyd do now?”]Animation isn’t the only place where Christopher Lloyd’s powerful voice has found a home. Since the 1990s, he has been lending his voice (and sometimes his face) to video games. He reprised his role as the voice of Doc Brown in the relatively recent Telltale series of Back to the Future adventure games.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”How old was Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future?”]Christopher Lloyd was 47 years old.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Did Christopher Lloyd wear a wig in Back to the Future?”]Lloyd was dedicated enough to the look of the role that he agreed to a pretty drastic hair change for the movies. That’s no skullcap he’s wearing, Lloyd shaved his head for both Addams Family movies.[/wps_faq]