Christopher Lloyd is an actor, a comedian, and a voice actor. Some of his most famous roles are from the movies, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Back to the Future, and The Addams Family. Other than starring in movies, Christopher Lloyd has also acted in Television shows. He has lent his voice to various animated shows as well.
His career is one studded with awards and achievements. Well, it comes as no surprise as it a career that started at the early age of 14. Here is a quick summary of Christopher Lloyd’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Christopher Lloyd Early Life
Christopher Allen Lloyd was born on the 22nd October of the year 1938. The 79 years old actor hails from Stamford, Connecticut. His father was an attorney whereas his mother was a singer. He grew up 4 sisters and 2 brothers.
He went through 4 marriages out of which every single one ended up in a divorce.
The Texaco Oil company was co-founded by Christopher Lloyd’s grandfather. He attended the Darrow School, Fessenden School, and the Neighbourhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.
He pursued his interest in acting since a very early age. When he was 14 years old, he worked as an apprentice in summer stock. At the Neighbourhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, he was taking classes by Sanford Meisner. He was 19 years old at that time.
And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers marked itself as Christopher Lloyd’s debut on the stage. It was a production by Fernando Arrabal. Red, White and Maddox marked itself as Lloyd’s Broadway debut. Even though it didn’t garner a huge audience, it was Lloyd’s first close encounter with the delicacies of acting.
Christopher Lloyd Career, Awards & Achievement
Before moving to film, Christopher Lloyd worked with as many as 200 stage productions. His first role on the big screen came in the film, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’. He acted as a psychiatric patient named Max Taber.
Owing to the film’s enormous success, Lloyd went to California to pursue a proper career in film. His next big role was that of Dr Emmett “Doc” Brown in the Back to the Future Series starring Michael J. Fox. The first Back to the Future movie came in the year 1985 followed by the second and the third part in the years 1989 and 1990 respectively.
His role as Dr Emmett “Doc” Brown is till date considered to be his most acclaimed one. He also starred in the Star Trek franchise. He assumed the role of Klingon in ‘Star Trek III: The Search for Spock’. Some of the other popular movies that Christopher Lloyd starred in include ‘Clue’, ‘The Addams Family’, ‘Addams Family Values’, and ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’.
Lloyd also starred in some famous TV shows including ‘Taxi’, ‘Road to Avonlea’, and ‘Amazing Stories’.
He is an icon in the film industry.
Awards & Achievements
The first form of recognition for his work came to Christopher Lloyd in the form of the Obie Award. Later in 1973, Lloyd won the Best Performance Drama Desk Award. He won two consecutive Emmy awards for his role in the TV show ‘Taxi’ in the year 1982 and 1983.
Then in 1992, Lloyd won yet another Primetime Emmy Award for his role in ‘Road to Avonlea’. In 1994, he won the Best Supporting Male Independent Spirit Award for his role in ‘Twenty Bucks’.
In 2017, he was recently awarded the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Award for lead performance in a comedy.
Net Worth of Christopher Lloyd
Christopher Lloyd’s whopping net worth of $70 Million is attributed to his acting career that has marked his life’s work. He has starred in multiple box-office successes and has also portrayed some of the most liked characters on TV.
He is a big name in Hollywood and his career will be remembered even after he’s gone.
Christopher Lloyd is one of those artists who define the art itself. His definitive roles in ‘Taxi’ and ‘Back to the Future’ will always remain seated in the hearts of his fans.
The number of awards and accolades that have been registered under his name are merely the tip of the iceberg of his talent. He is a star whose name will live for decades to come!