Christopher Lloyd began his career in theatre. He has appeared in over two hundred plays including on and off Broadway, regional and summerstock 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 MORNINGS AT SEVEN, directed by Dan Sullivan, as well as TWELFTH NIGHT in NY Festival’s Shakespeare in the Park and Center Stage’s WAITING FOR GODOT, and as Dalton Trumbo in the New York production of TRUMBO. Christopher recently played Azdak in the Classic Stage Company’s production of THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE.
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 category.
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, GRANITE FLATS and Mike Nichols’ HBO adaptation of WIT, starring Emma Thompson.
Lloyd won an Independent Spirit Award for his chilly depiction as a soulless murderer in TWENTY BUCKS.