|Real Name:||Christopher Allen Lloyd|
|Birthday:||October 22, 1938|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Almost everyone knows Christopher Lloyd. He is one of the fan-favorite characters in America. Christopher portrayed Doc, the scientist in Back to the Future series. He does have other roles, but people will always remember Doc. As of June 2020, Christopher Lloyd’s fortune is over $40 million.
Today, we will take a look at his career path and how he earned his money.
Doc made his movie debut in 1975 in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. In the movie, he portrayed the role of Taber. The next year, he appeared in the mini-series The Adams Chronicles. But he rose to fame after joining the cast of the show Taxi in 1978. He quickly rose to the status of a series regular. Christopher portrayed Reverend Jim Ignatowski for 84 episodes until the end of the show in 1983.
Lloyd is a talented and educated actor. He took acting classes in New York at the age of 19. He made his theater debut in 1961 in a production of Fernando Arrabal’s play And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers. And in 1969, he made his Broadway debut in Red, White, and Maddox. Then, he went on to Off-Broadway roles.
His world changed with the role in Taxi. But it took another level after getting the role of Emmett Doc Brown in Back to the Future trilogy. He played the eccentric inventor to its fullest charm. For his role as Doc, he got a Saturn Award nomination.
The first Back to the Future appeared in 1985. He reprised his role in the sequel in 1989 and then in the third installment in 1990.
The franchise rose to unbelievable fame and popularity. The popularity of the movie created a show running from 1991 to 1992. And then in 2004, a video game got released. There were two more games in 2011 and 2015. Lloyd provided the voice for Doc in all games. He and Michael J. Fox got reunited on screen in an episode of Spin City in 1999.
After that, he had a couple of minor and major roles. Lloyd served as a series regular on the sitcom Stacked in the mid-2000s. And then in 2003, he guest-starred in three episodes of Tremors: The Series.
In the summer of 2010, he portrayed Willy Loman in a Weston Playhouse production of Death of a Salesman. Lately, he is back to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. In 2013, he appeared as the narrator and the character Azdak in The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
There are many projects that will keep him busy in the upcoming years. He will appear in Time, The Fourth Dimension.
Christopher Lloyd estimated assets are $40 million as of June 2020. Most of the money comes from his Back to the Future roles. His highest-grossing movie is Back to the Future, a movie earning $385 million at the box office.
His second highest-grossing movie is Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The movie earned more than $351 million worldwide.
Awards and Achievements
Christopher Lloyd’s movies earn him more than just money. They earn him awards. Throughout his career, he earned a couple of recognitions.
In 1973, he won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance in Kaspar. In 1982 and 1983 he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Comedy Series for his role in Taxi.
And then in 1992, he won a Primetime Emmy for his role in the Road to Avonlea.
Lloyd earned two nominations from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Movies. He earned his first Saturn Award nomination in 1986 for Back to the Future. And then another one in 1990 for his role in Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
During his life, Christopher Lloyd got married a couple of times. He got married for the first time in 1959 to Catharine Dallas Dixon Boyd. They got a divorce in 1971 after 12 years of marriage. Then, in 1974, he got married to actress Kay Tornborg. They got a divorce in 1987.
His third marriage to Carol Ann Vanek lasted more than two years. And his fourth marriage with Jane Walker Wood got him a son. Then, he got married to Lisa Loiacono.