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Christopher Allen Lloyd

(1938-10-22) October 22, 1938 (age 84)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1961–present
Home town New Canaan, Connecticut, U.S.
  • Catherine Boyd
    (m. 1959; div. 1971)
  • Kay Tornborg
    (m. 1974; div. 1987)
  • Carol Ann Vanek
    (m. 1988; div. 1991)
  • Jane Walker Wood
    (m. 1992; div. 2005)
  • Lisa Loiacono
    (m. 2016)
Relatives Sam Lloyd (nephew)
Lewis Henry Lapham (maternal grandfather)

Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian best known for his roles as Emmett "Doc" Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Merlock the Magician in DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990), Uncle Fester in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel Addams Family Values (1993), and Grigori Rasputin in Anastasia (1997).

Lloyd has an equally prominent television profile, having won two Primetime Emmy Awards for playing Jim Ignatowski on the comedy series Taxi (1978–1983). He earned a third Emmy for his 1992 guest appearance on Road to Avonlea. He has also done extensive voiceover work for animated programs, most notably voicing The Hacker on the PBS Kids series Cyberchase (2002–2017). The role earned him two Daytime Emmy Award nominations.



Year Film Role Notes
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Max Taber
1977 Another Man, Another Chance Jesse James Uncredited
1978 Three Warriors Steve Chaffey
Goin' South Deputy Towfield
1979 Butch and Sundance: The Early Days Bill Tod Carver
The Lady in Red Frognose
The Onion Field Jailhouse lawyer
1980 The Black Marble Arnold's Collector
Schizoid Gilbert
1981 The Legend of the Lone Ranger Maj. Bartholomew "Butch" Cavendish
The Postman Always Rings Twice The Salesman
National Lampoon's Movie Madness Samuel Starkman Segment: "Municipalians"
1983 Mr. Mom Larry
To Be or Not to Be S.S. Captain Schultz
1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock Commander Kruge
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension John Bigbooté
National Lampoon's Joy of Sex Coach Hindenberg
1985 Back to the Future Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown
Clue Professor Plum
1986 Miracles Harry
1987 Walk Like a Man Reggie Shand / Henry Shand
The Legend of the White Horse Jim Marvin
1988 Track 29 Henry Henry
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Judge Doom
Eight Men Out Bill Burns
1989 The Dream Team Henry Sikorsky
Back to the Future Part II Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown
1990 Back to the Future Part III
Why Me? Bruno Daley
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp Merlock the Magician (voice)
1991 Back to the Future: The Ride Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown Simulator ride
Suburban Commando Charlie Wilcox
The Addams Family Uncle Fester/Gordon Craven
1993 Twenty Bucks Jimmy
Dennis the Menace Switchblade Sam
Addams Family Values Uncle Fester Addams
1994 Angels in the Outfield Al "The Boss" Angel
Camp Nowhere Dennis Van Welker
Radioland Murders Zoltan
The Pagemaster Mr. Dewey / The Pagemaster
1995 Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie Ed Jarvis Short film
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Pieces
1997 Anastasia Grigori Rasputin (voice)
1998 The Real Blonde Ernst
The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer Judge Thatcher (voice)
1999 My Favorite Martian Uncle Martin
Baby Geniuses Heep
Man on the Moon Himself Cameo
2002 Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road Ray
Wish You Were Dead Bruce
Hey Arnold!: The Movie Coroner (voice)
2003 Haunted Lighthouse Cap'n Jack Short film
2005 Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie Seymour S. Sassafrass (voice)
Bad Girls from Valley High Mr. Chauncey
2007 Flakes Willie B
2008 Fly Me to the Moon Grandpa (voice)
The Tale of Despereaux Hovis (voice)
2009 Call of the Wild 'Grandpa' Bill Hale
Santa Buddies Stan Cruge
2010 Snowmen The Caretaker
Jack and the Beanstalk Headmaster
Piranha 3D Mr. Goodman
2011 Love, Wedding, Marriage Dr. George
Adventures of Serial Buddies Dr. Von Gearheart
Snowflake, the White Gorilla Dr. Archibald Pepper (voice) English dub
2012 Foodfight! Mr. Clipboard Dickens (voice)
Piranha 3DD Mr. Goodman
Delhi Safari Pigeon (voice) English dub
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure Lero Sombrero
Dead Before Dawn Horus Galloway
Sid the Science Kid: The Movie Dr. Bonanodon (voice)
Last Call Pete
The Illusionauts Professor (voice)
2013 Jungle Master Dr. Wells (voice)
Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy Grandpa Jack
2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West Dr. Emmett Brown Cameo
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Kroenig
2015 88 Cyrus
Doc Brown Saves the World Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown Short film
2016 I Am Not a Serial Killer Crowley
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown
Cold Moon James Redfield
2017 Going in Style Milton
Lower Bay Clinton Jones Post-production
Boundaries Post-production
Muse TBA Post-production


Year Film Role Notes
1976 The Adams Chronicles Tsar Alexandre Episode: "Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State"
1978 Lacy and the Mississippi Queen Jennings Television film
The Word Hans Bogardus Television miniseries
1978–1979 Barney Miller Arnold Scully / Vincent Carew 2 episodes
1978–1983 Taxi Reverend Jim Ignatowski 84 episodes
1979 Stunt 7 Skip Hartman Television film
1982 Best of the West The Calico Kid 3 episodes
American Playhouse Paul Episode: "Pilgrim, Farewell"
Money on the Side Sergeant Stampone Television film
1983 September Gun Jack Brian Television film
1984 Cheers Philip Semenko 2 episodes
Old Friends Jerry Forbes Television film
The Cowboy and the Ballerina Woody Television film
1985 Street Hawk Anthony Corrido Episode: "Pilot"
1986 Amazing Stories Professor B.O. Beanes Episode: "Go to the Head of the Class"
1987 Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Pat Hobby Teamed with Genius Pat Hobby Television film
1990 The Earth Day Special Dr. Emmett Brown Television special
1991–1992 Back to the Future: The Animated Series Dr. Emmett Brown (Live action) 26 episodes
1992 T Bone 'N' Weasel William "Weasel" Weasler Television film
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster Frank Iarossi Television film
Road to Avonlea Alistair Dimple Episode: "Another Point of View"
1994 In Search of Dr. Seuss Mr. Hunch Television film
1995 Fallen Angels The Continental Op Episode: "Fly Paper"
Rent-a-Kid Lawrence 'Larry' Kayvey Television film
1995–1997 Deadly Games Jordan Kenneth Lloyd/Sebastian Jackal 13 episodes
1996 The Right to Remain Silent Johnny Benjamin Television film
1997 Quicksilver Highway Aaron Quicksilver Television film
Angels in the Endzone Al "The Boss" Angel Television film
1998 The Ransom of Red Chief Sam Howard Television film
1999 Spin City Owen Kingston Episode: "Back to the Future IV"
Alice in Wonderland The White Knight Television film
It Came from the Sky Jarvis Moody Television film
2001 The Tick Mr. Fishladder Uncredited
Episode: "Pilot"
Wit Dr. Harvey Kelekian Television film
Chasing Destiny Jet James Television film
When Good Ghouls Go Bad Uncle Fred Walker Television film
2002–2015 Cyberchase The Hacker (voice) 114 episodes
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Walter Episode: "Family Reunion"
The Big Time Doc Powers Television film
2003 Ed Burt Kiffle Episode: "The Move"
Tremors Dr. Cletus Poffenberger 3 episodes
2004 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Snail (voice) Episode: "Dumb Luck"
I Dream Professor Toone 4 episodes
2004–2005 Clubhouse Lou Russo 11 episodes
2005 The West Wing Professor Lawrence Lessig Episode: "The Wake Up Call"
King of the Hill Smitty (voice) Episode: "Care-Takin' Care of Business"
Detectives Anderson in Launderette Television film
2005–2006 Stacked Harold March 19 episodes
2006 Masters of Horror Everett Neely Episode: "Valerie on the Stairs"
A Perfect Day Michael Television film
2007 Numbers Ross Moore Episode: "Graphic"
2008 Live from Lincoln Center King Pellinore Episode: "Camelot"
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Carmine Episode: "Vanishing Act"
2009 Meteor Professor Daniel Lehman 2 episodes
Knights of Bloodsteel Tesselink 2 episodes
2010 Chuck Dr. Leo Dreyfus Episode: "Chuck versus the Tooth"
2011 Fringe Roscoe Joyce Episode: "The Firefly"
Family Practice Robert Passion Foote Television film
2011–2013 Robot Chicken Dr. Emmett Brown/Early Hacker/Schlomo (voice) 2 episodes
2012 Dorothy and the Witches of Oz Wizard of Oz Television film
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Grandpa Episode: "Grampires: Part 1"
Anything But Christmas Harry Television film
2013 Raising Hope Dennis Powers Episode: " Credit Where Credit Is Due"
Psych Martin Kahn Episode: "100 Clues"
2014 The Michael J. Fox Show Principal McTavish Episode: "Health"
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys Mayor Akerman Television film
Zodiac: Signs of the Apocalypse Harry Setag Television film
Over the Garden Wall The Woodsman (voice) 4 episodes
2014–2015 Granite Flats Professor Stanfield Hargraves 12 episodes
2015 The Simpsons Reverend Jim Ignatowski (voice) Episode: "My Fare Lady"
Just in Time for Christmas Grandpa Bob Television film
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown Appeared in character in the talk show
Episode: "Michael J. Fox/Sen. Bernie Sanders/Big Grams"
2016 The Big Bang Theory Theodore Episode: "The Property Division Collision"
2017 12 Monkeys Zalmon Shaw
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