Christopher Lloyd began his career in theatre. He has appeared in over two hundred plays including on and off-Broadway, regional, and summer
stock productions. For his title role in KASPAR he took home an Obie and Drama Desk award. Christopher starred in the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of MORNING’S AT SEVEN, directed by Dan Sullivan, as well as TWELFTH NIGHT in NY Festival’s Shakespeare in the Park, Center Stage’s WAITING FOR GODOT, as Dalton Trumbo in the New York production of TRUMBO and CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at Classic Stage Company with Brian Kulick directing.
In 1975 Lloyd began his film career in ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST. This was soon followed by a two-year run as Jim Ignatowski on the television series TAXI, for which Lloyd won two of his three Emmys.
In 1992 Lloyd made Emmy history when he won Best Dramatic Actor for Disney’s ROAD TO AVONLEA. In a category dominated by series
regulars, Lloyd was the first actor to win for a guest appearance. The following year, the rules were changed to include a Guest Appearance
Lloyd has appeared in over ninety film and television productions including the BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy, THINGS TO DO IN DENVER WHEN YOU’RE DEAD, EIGHT MEN OUT, ADDAMS FAMILY and ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES, BBC’s DEAD AHEAD: EXXON VALDEZ DISASTER, THE PAGEMASTER, DENNIS THE MENACE, ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI, TRACK 29, CLUE, THE DREAM TEAM, ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD, STAR TREK III, GOIN’ SOUTH, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, MY FAVORITE MARTIAN, TALES OF DESPEREAUX, SNOWMEN, and Mike Nichols’ HBO adaptation of WIT, starring Emma Thompson. Christopher was nominated for a BIFA award for his work in the independent feature, I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER.
Lloyd won an Independent Spirit Award for his chilly depiction as a soulless murderer in TWENTY BUCKS.