Oct. 22nd, 1938
Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Christopher Lloyd's Main TV Roles
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Lloyd was born in Stamford, Connecticut, the son of Samuel R. Lloyd, a lawyer, and his wife Ruth (née Lapham), a singer and sister of San Francisco mayor Roger Lapham. He is the youngest of four girls and three boys, one of whom, Samuel Lloyd, was an actor in the 1950s and 1960s. Lloyd's maternal grandfather, Lewis Lapham, was one of the founders of the Texaco oil company, and Lloyd is also a descendant of Mayflower passengers including John Howland. Lloyd was raised in New Canaan, Connecticut.
- Attended the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City.
- Shares his birthday with actor 'Jeff Goldblum' (qv).
- In a scene in _Back to the Future (1985)_ (qv), his character Dr. Emmett L. "Doc" Brown, hangs on the arm of a large clock. This mimics a stunt done by 'Harold Lloyd (I)' (qv) (no relation) in the movie _Safety Last! (1923)_ (qv).
- He's a devoted bicyclist. He once rode through Italy, pedaling from Milan to Venice, over the Dolomites, along the Amalfi coast and to Naples.
- As a young actor, he performed at the Yale Repertory Theater with 'Meryl Streep' (qv).
- Has appeared with 'Mary Steenburgen' (qv) in three different films: _Goin' South (1978)_ (qv), _Back to the Future Part III (1990)_ (qv) and _Wish You Were Dead (2002)_ (qv).
- He appeared as his Addams Family character (Uncle Fester Addams) in 'M.C. Hammer' (qv)'s "Addams Groove" music video.
- Owns a home in Montana.