Great actor Christopher Allen Lloyd was born on October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut. Both of his parents were public and wealthy people. His father Samuel R. Lloyd worked as a lawyer, his mother Ruth Lloyd was a singer. Christopher grew up in a large family with four daughters and three brothers. Despite of he was born in Stamford, Lloyd spent most of his childhood in New Canaan, Connecticut.
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When he was 19, he moved to New York, and attended the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre there. He liked theatre and participated in many plays while he was studying, including And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers, White and Maddox, The Harlot and the Hunted, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Seagull, King Lear, Total Eclipse, Macbeth, In the Boom Boom Room, Cracks, The Father, Professional Resident Company, What Every Woman Knows and others.
Since 1975, Christopher Lloyd has played in many movies, TV shows and films. His first debut on the big screen in an American comedy-drama film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest where he played the role of Max Taber. The film was very profitable (with a budget of 3 million dollars, box office was 109 million dollars. And since that time, Lloyd every year received a lot of invitations to play in different movies.
In 1976 he debuted on TV in appearing in the series The Adams Chronicles in the role of Tsar Alexandre. Then followed his roles in: Another Man, Another Chance (1977), Three Warriors (1978), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), The Lady in Red (1079), The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984).
From 1978 to 1983 Lloyd portrayed Jim Ignatowski in the TV series Taxi. He has played this character for 84 episodes and won Primetime Emmy Award two times (1982 and 1983) in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
In 1985 Christopher Lloyd got his famous role of Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown in the cult film Back to the Future. For this role, Lloyd won Saturn Award for the Best Supporting Actor. This role made Lloyd internationally famous. Film was unbelievably successful with box office almost 400 million dollars. After the first film, Robert Zemeckis released Back to the Future Part II (in 1989) and Back to the Future Part III (1990).
According to the last information, the estimated net worth of Christopher Lloyd was 50 million dollars. As for his private life, he has been married four times. His first spouse was Catherine Boyd. They married in 1957 and signed a divorce in 1971. His second wife was an actress Kay Tornborg, they have been married from 1974 to 1987. Third relationship of Christopher was with Carol Ann Vanek. The marriage has lasted only for three years, and he divorced again in 1991. The next year, Lloyd found his fourth wife, it was screenwriter Jane Walker Wood. They have lived together for 7 years and divorced in 2005. According to his biography on Wikipedia, he has no children.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020