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Creator / Christopher Lloyd

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"Every role I get is always a challenge. I can read a script and say, 'Oh, I can do that!' and then when I start working on it, I suddenly realize that I had no idea what I was getting into. Then I have to really work hard!"

Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938 in Stamford, Connecticut) is an American character actor, best known for his "quirky" roles as "Reverend" Jim Ignatowski on the 1970's TV series Taxi, Dr. Emmett Lathrop Brown in the Back to the Future trilogy, and Uncle Fester in The Addams Family theatrical films. Also played the evil Judge Doom in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Most of Lloyd's recent roles have been guest starring appearances or minor parts most likely due to his age. In contrast to many of his onscreen characters, Lloyd is quiet and reserved in real life and rarely gives interviews.

He is not to be confused with an Executive Producer on Frasier and Modern Family with the same name.

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  • Funny Character, Boring Actor: His characters tend to be larger than life. Anyone who's worked with him comes away saying that he's a pretty quiet, shy, unassuming man.
  • Guttural Growler: His iconic voice is quite raspy and deep.
  • Large Ham: And how!
  • Money, Dear Boy: Got a lot less selective in picking roles after a fire destroyed his home in 2008.
  • Name's the Same: Very coincidentally shares his name with a producer of Frasier and Modern Family.
  • Younger Than They Look: It wasn't until he started getting into his 70's that he actually looked his age, always seeming to be 10-20 years older. The 1985 Doc Brown originally had extensive old age make-up that was frankly barely noticeable.


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