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Christopher Lloyd Biography

Birth Name:
Christopher Allen Lloyd
Birth Place:
Stamford, Connecticut, United States

Fast Facts

  • Attended Neighborhood Playhouse in New York and studied with renowned acting teacher Sanford Meisner
  • Appeared in more than 200 stage productions before segueing into film
  • Starred as Oberon in a 1975 Yale production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which costarred a young graduate student named Meryl Streep as Helena
  • Made his film debut in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, starring Jack Nicholson
  • His nephew is actor Sam Lloyd, who played sad-sack lawyer Ted on Scrubs


  • 1994Independent Spirit Awards-Best Supporting Male: winner
  • 1992Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1982Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series: winner


  • Carol Ann Vanek -- Ex-wife
  • Catherine Boyd -- Ex-wife
  • Jane Walker Wood -- Ex-wife
  • Samuel Lloyd -- Father
  • Donald Mygatt -- Half Brother
  • Antoinette Mygatt Lucas -- Half Sister
  • Ruth Lapham Lloyd -- Mother
  • Adele Kinney -- Sister
  • Ruth Lloyd -- Sister