'Back To The Future': This Is Christopher Lloyd Today

Chistopher Lloyd in Back To The Future Part II, 1989
October 22, 2020 - 09:30 / Laura Pérez

Christopher Lloyd has built an impressive acting career since the 1960s. One of his most iconic roles is in the 1985 film Back to the Future where he portrayed "Emmett 'Doc' Brown". But what is the star up to now? We have all the information!

Also known as "Emmett 'Doc' Brown" in Back to the Future, the inventor of the first time machine built out of the DeLorean car, Christopher Lloyd started his acting career in the 1960s and made his debut on screen in the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, alongside Jack Nicholson. The Connecticut native has been considered one of the greatest actors in the world and we couldn't agree more!

Christopher Lloyd - What is he doing today?

Overall, the 82-year-old American actor has starred in more than 100 films and more than 50 television shows! Some of his appearances are in movies like The Addams Family, Anastasia, and Fly Me to the Moon, and in series like Cyberchase, Taxi, Malcolm in the Middle, and Stacked.

Christopher Lloyd in Back to the Future, 1985 

Some of his most recent work is in the 2018 film Boundaries where he portrayed "Stanley", and in the short film The Haunted Swordsman in 2019. Lloyd is also currently working on the films Time the Fourth Dimension, Super Athlete and Senior Moment, set to premiere in the upcoming months. 

Christopher Lloyd even appeared in a 2020 episode of NCIS as "Joseph Smith"! Apart from acting, the Primetime Emmy Award winner has done extensive voice work. 

Lisa Loiacono and Christopher Lloyd at The British Independent Film Awards in London, 2016

A bit more about the Back to the Future star Christopher Lloyd

  • Christopher Lloyd has been married 4 times. His current wife is the real-estate broker Lisa Loiacono
  • To prepare for his role as "Taber" in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest he lived in a mental institution for several weeks and studied the patients
  • He was considered for the iconic role of "Jack" in Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film The Shining
  • He has also built his acting career in theater, appearing in more than 200 plays
  • For his brief 1985 scenes in Back to the Future, he wore prosthetic make-up to appear 30 years older than in his 1955 scenes