Christopher Lloyd biography

Going in Style

Christopher Lloyd

Date of Birth: October 22, 1938

You know him as the wacky Emmett Brown in Back to the Future. You also know him from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and TV's Taxi. Christopher Lloyd often plays the quirky, crazy and off-beat characters in films. Yet in real life, he is a shy, retiring individual who makes it a policy never to give interviews.

Born in Stamford, Connecticut, Lloyd began acting in summer stock when he was only 16. Later, he studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and appeared in numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Harlot and the Hunted, The Seagull, Macbeth, In the Boom Boom Room, Cracks, As They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers and King Lear, to name a few.

His first film appearance was in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a film that won the Oscar for Best Film in 1975. Next, he made a guest appearance on Taxi and became one of the regular crew, along with his pal, Danny De Vito.

With his nutty persona now a trademark, Lloyd went on to play memorable characters such as "Reverend Jim Ignatowski", "Doc Brown", "Fester Addams" and "Colonel Kruge." He has even starred in a computer game called "Toonstruck." He went on to appear in several films including Jack and the Beanstalk (2010), The Chateau Meroux (2010), Piranha 3D (2010) and its sequel Piranha 3DD (2012).

His most recent projects include the comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) with Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron, the crime thriller Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014) with Bruce Willis and Jessica Alba, and the comedy Going in Style (2017) with Morgan Freeman.

Lloyd has won three Emmy Awards for his television work (one for his guest-starring role in an episode of the Canadian series Road to Avonlea) as well as numerous awards for his theatrical roles. He is a delight for audiences and critics alike who love to be transported to the wild side by this gentle, rubber-faced maniac.

Filmography:

Going in Style (2017)
Cold Moon (2016)
I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
The Boat Builder (2015)
The One I Wrote for You (2014)
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Dorothy and the Witches of Oz (2012)
Last Call (2012)
Dead Before Dawn (2012)
Excuse Me for Living (2011)
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
InSight (2011)
The Chateau Meroux (2010)
Serial Buddies (2010)
Piranha 3D (2010)
Snowmen (2010)
Wolf Sheep (2010)
The Macabre World of Lavender Williams (2009) (voice)
Call of the Wild (2009)
The Tale of Despereaux (2008) (voice)
Jack and the Beanstalk (2008)
Foodfight! (2008) (voice)
Fly Me to the Moon (2008) (voice)
Flakes (2007)
Haunted Lighthouse (2003)
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002) (voice)
Interstate 60 (2002)
Kids World (2001)
Chasing Destiny (2000)
A Fate Totally Worse Than Death (2000)
Happy Birthday (2000)
Wish You Were Dead (2000)
Dinner at Fred's (1999)
Man On The Moon (1999)
Baby Geniuses (1998)
Cadillac Ranch (1996)
Changing Habits (1996)
Rent-A-Kid (1995)
The Right to Remain Silent (1995)
Things to do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Camp Nowhere (1994)
The Pagemaster (1994)
Radioland Murders (1994)
Addams Family Values (1993)
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Twenty Bucks (1993)
Dead Ahead: the Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992)
T Bone and Weasel (1992)
The Addams Family (1991)
Suburban Commando (1991)
Back to the Future Part 3 (1990)
Why Me? (1990)
Back to the Future Part 2 (1989)
The Dream Team (1989)
Eight Men Out (1988)
Track 29 (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Miracles (1986)
Back to the Future (1985)
Clue (1985)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984)
The Cowboy and the Ballerina (1994)
Joy of Sex (1984)
Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock (1984)
Street Hawk (1984)
Mr. Mom (1993)
September Gun (1983)
To Be Or Not To Be (1983)
Pilgrim, Farewell (1982)
Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
The Black Marble (1979)
Lady in Red (1979)
Goin' South (1978)
Three Warriors (1977)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Christopher Lloyd Filmography

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Going in Style

Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  97 min.
Release Date: April 7, 2017
Digital: July 11, 2017
DVD/Blu-ray: August 1, 2017

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Cast: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret , Joey King, Matt Dillon, Christopher Lloyd, John Ortiz, Peter Serafinowicz, Kenan Thompson