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Christopher Lloyd
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Biography

(b. Oct. 22, 1938, Stamford, Conn.) This tall, odd-looking supporting actor has forged a successful screen career as the preeminent delineator of eccentric and, occasionally, dangerous characters. Lloyd made an unnerving screen debut as one of the mental patients in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), and over the next several years played small, weird parts in such films as Goin' South (1978), The Onion Field, The Lady in Red (both 1979, in the latter as a gangster named "Frogface"), and The Black Marble (1980). His icy villainy was the only notable element in the otherwise execrable The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981). But a one-shot appearance on the TV sitcom "Taxi" as a freaked-out druggie led to a regular role (1979-83), two Emmys, and bona fide stardom as the burned-out Reverend Jim. Bigger movie roles followed, including a Nazi in To Be or Not to Be (1983), an escaped lunatic in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai and even a Klingon in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (both 1984). In 1985, he scored as the wiggedout Doc Brown in Back to the Future-a sympathetic role he repeated in 1989 and 1990 sequels, even getting the girl (Mary Steenburgen) in the latter. (He has continued to play the part on a Saturday morning TV series offshoot, and shot special footage for the multimedia "Back to the Future" ride for the Universal theme parks.) Cast more to type, he has also appeared as the shady Professor Plum in Clue (1985), a toy-train-obsessed doctor in Track 29 a corrupt gambler in Eight Men Out the evil Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (all 1988), and an escaped mental patient in The Dream Team (1989). In 1991 he finally reached a sort-of milestone by playing a nice, normal guy in Suburban Commando ... but immediately followed it as ooky Uncle Fester in The Addams Family In 1992 he won an Emmy for a guest appearance as a drama teacher cum drifter on the TV series "Avonlea." Recent movies include T-Bone and Weasel (1992, made for cable), Dennis the Menace, Twenty Bucks, Addams Family Values (all 1993), Angels in the Outfield, Camp Nowhere (both 1994), and the short "interactive" film Mr. Payback (1995).

Height
6' 1"
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Spouse
'Carol Vanek' (1988 - 1991) (divorced)
Jane Walker Wood (1991 - present)
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Trivia

He appeared as his Addams Family character in Hammer's "Addams Groove" music video.

Won two Emmies for "Taxi".

Independent Spirit Award for "20 Bucks", best dramatic actor

Christopher Lloyd stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days 1979 Showcase Orange **
National Lampoon Goes to the Movies 1981 On HBO *
To Be or Not To Be 1983 With Youth Group at York Square *** 1/2
Mr. Mom 1983 *** 1/2
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 1984 Don't Remember DVD ** 1/2
Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai, Across the 8th Dimension 1984 With Matthew Brusic at York Square Digital **** 1/2
Clue 1985 With Jessica * 1/2
Back to the Future 1985 With Jessica Digital ***
Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 With Jessica DVD *** 1/2
The Dream Team 1989 With Jessica ** 1/2
Back to the Future II 1989 With Jessica Digital *
Back to the Future III 1990 With Jessica Digital ***
The Addams Family 1991 With Judy Lenzi-Magoveny and others at Showcase North Haven Digital ***
Dennis The Menace 1993 Showcase North Haven ***
Addams Family Values 1993 ***
Things To Do in Denver When You're Dead 1995 w/ Suzy on DVD ***
My Favorite Martian 1999 w/ Suzy on Startz * 1/2
The Tale of Despereaux 2008 Family Digital **
Santa Buddies 2009 Suzy and Hanna Digital *
Delhi Safari 2012 Suzy and Hanna Digital *
The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure 2013 Hanna Digital ** 1/2
Going in Style 2017 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2