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Top 10 Facts - Christopher Lloyd
10.28.2015
Fact #1

Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor. Lloyd was born in Stamford, Connecticut.

Fact #2

Lloyd began his career apprenticing at summer theaters in Mount Kisco, New York, and Hyannis, Massachusetts.

Fact #3

He took acting classes in New York City at age 19—some at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre with Sanford Meisner —and he recalled making his New York theater debut in Fernando Arrabal's play And They Put Handcuffs on the Flowers, saying, ''I was a replacement and it was my ?rst sort of job in New York."

Fact #4

His first movie role was as a psychiatric patient in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. He is perhaps best known for his roles as "Reverend" Jim lgnatowski, the ex-hippie cabbie on the TV sitcom Taxi, for which he won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Fact #5

Other roles include Klingon Commander Kruge in Star Trek Ill: The Search for Spock (on suggestion of fellow actor and friend Leonard Nimoy), Professor Plum in Clue, Professor Dimple in an episode of Road to Avonlea (for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series).

Fact #6

Lloyd portrayed the star character in the point-and-click adventure game Toonstruck, released in November 1996. In 1999, he was reunited onscreen with Michael J. Fox in an episode of Spin City entitled "Back to the Future IV — Judgment Day", in which Lloyd plays Owen Kingston—the former mentor of Fox's character, Mike Flaherty's—who stops by City Hall to see him, only to proclaim himself God.

Fact #7

Lloyd has been married four times, ?rst to Catharine Dallas Dixon Boyd on June 6,1959. His brother, Samuel Lloyd III, was head usher. The couple divorced in 1971 after 12 years of marriage. He was then married to actress Kay Tornborg, from 1974 to 1987. Lloyd's third marriage, to CarolAnn Vanek, lasted from the late 1980s to 1991. His fourth marriage, to screenwriter Jane Walker Wood, lasted from 1992 to 2005.

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