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Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1938-10-22

135 Movies · 23 TV Series

Biography

Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor. He has appeared in theater productions, films, and television since 1961, and is known for portraying Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy (1985–1990) and Jim Ignatowski in the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983), winning two Emmy Awards for the latter. Lloyd came to public attention in Northeastern theater productions during the 1960s and early 1970s, earning Drama Desk and Obie awards for his work, and making his cinematic debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Lloyd also starred as Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984), Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993). Lloyd earned a third Emmy for his 1992 guest appearance in Road to Avonlea, and won an Independent Spirit Award for his performance in Twenty Bucks (1993). He has done extensive voice work, including Merlock in DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990), Grigori Rasputin in Anastasia (1997), the Woodsman in the Cartoon Network miniseries Over the Garden Wall (2014), and the Hacker in PBS Kids series Cyberchase (2002–present), which earned him two further Emmy nominations. Lloyd has also been nominated for two Saturn Awards and a BIFA Award.

Personal Life

Lloyd first was married to Catharine Dallas Dixon Boyd, on June 6, 1959. The couple divorced in 1971 after 12 years of marriage. He married actress Kay Tornborg in 1974, divorcing her circa 1987. Lloyd's third marriage, to Carol Ann Vanek, had lasted more than two years when they were in the process of divorcing in July 1991. His fourth marriage was to screenwriter Jane Walker Wood, lasted from 1992 to 2005. By August 5, 2016, Lloyd was engaged to Lisa Loiacono, and the two got married in November 2016. Loiacono was Lloyd's real-estate agent when he put his house in Montecito, California, up for sale in 2012. Lloyd's former house on that lot was destroyed in the Tea Fire of November 2008.Lloyd's philanthropist mother, Ruth Lapham Lloyd, died in 1984 at age 88. Her surviving children at the time, aside from Christopher, were Donald L. Mygatt, Antoinette L. Mygatt Lucas, Samuel Lloyd III, Ruth Lloyd Scott Ax and Adele L. Kinney. Lloyd's nephew, Sam Lloyd (1963–2020), was best known for playing lawyer Ted Buckland on Scrubs.

Early Life

Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938, in Stamford, Connecticut, the son of Ruth Lloyd (née Lapham; 1896–1984), a singer and sister of San Francisco mayor Roger Lapham, and her husband Samuel R. Lloyd, Jr, a lawyer. He is the youngest 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 founders 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 involved in founding the high school's theatre company, Staples Players.

Movies & TV Series

2012.

12 Movies
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure

2012
It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going a...
Say It Ain't Solo

Say It Ain't Solo

2012
A father and son learn that their favorite movie ("Star Wars") is about to become Hollywood's latest remake, so they enlist the help of some friends to try and stop this madness.
Freedom Force

Freedom Force

2012
There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.
Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz

Dorothy And The Witches Of Oz

2012
Children's author Dorothy Gale makes a decent living continuing her grandfather's series of Oz books. When a new agent enters the scene, Dorothy moves to New York city. In the midst of a major busines...
The Narrative of Victor Karloch

The Narrative of Victor Karloch

2012
The Narrative of Victor Karloch is a Gothic Victorian horror short film that uses 30 inch tall rod puppets, traditional shadow puppetry (woodcuts designed by Eisner award winning graphic novel artist ...
Foodfight!

Foodfight!

2012
The evil Brand X joins a supermarket that becomes a city after closing time.
Piranha 3DD

Piranha 3DD

2012
After the events at Lake Victoria, the prehistoric school of blood-thirsty piranhas make their way into swimming pools, plumbing, and a newly opened water park.
Cadaver

Cadaver

2012
A cadaver wakes up to say a last goodbye to his wife, but discovers a truth in death that he didn't know in life.
Excuse Me for Living

Excuse Me for Living

2012
A charming, suicidal druggie must obey his rehab-clinic's demand to lead a seniors men's group or face incarceration and lose the love of his psychiatrist's daughter.
Anything but Christmas

Anything but Christmas

2012
Single mother Grace loves Christmas but her new partner John just can't abide the occasion. As the festive season approaches, it begins to drive the two of them apart so Grace decides to get to the bo...
Dead Before Dawn

Dead Before Dawn

2012
A bunch of college kids accidentally unleash an evil curse that causes people to kill themselves and turn into Zombie Demons, aka ZEMONS!
Last Call

Last Call

2012
Danny and Phil O'Donnell are chronically underachieving cousins, who are forced to run the family pub, in order to save their crazy Uncle Pete from jail and financial destitution. The boys instigate a...
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