Christopher Lloyd Net Worth and How He Became Famous
Christopher Lloyd is best known for his starring role in the Back to the Future Franchise. Here’s a look at his career, net worth, and how he became famous.
Christopher Lloyd’s movies and TV shows
Christopher Lloyd made his film debut in the 1975 movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He played the role of Taber. The following year, he appeared in the television mini-series The Adams Chronicles. Lloyd rose to fame after joining the cast of Taxi in 1978 as a series regular. He played the role of Reverend Jim Ignatowski for 84 episodes until the show ended in 1983.
Lloyd delighted TV fans after his recent appearance on the NCIS Season 17 finale. He gave a gripping performance as Joseph Smith in an episode titled “The Arizona.”
Christopher Lloyd in ‘Back to the Future’
Lloyd became a household name after starring in the hit 1985 film Back to the Future alongside actor Michael J. Fox. He played the role of Dr. Emmett Brown. Lloyd reprised his role in the 1989 sequel, Back to the Future Part II. The following year, Back to the Future Part III was released.
The franchise became so popular that a Back to the Future television show was created. The series aired from 1991 to 1992. There was also a video game based on the movie that was released in 2004. Lloyd provided the voice for Dr. Brown. Additional games were released in 2011 and 2015.
Christopher Lloyd’s highest-grossing films
As of this writing, Lloyd’s highest-grossing film is Back to the Future, which had more than $385 million in worldwide box office earnings. This includes more than $212 million at the domestic box office and more than $173 million internationally.
Lloyd’s second highest-grossing film is Who Framed Roger Rabbit? This movie earned more than $351 million in worldwide box-office earnings, with more than $154 million at the domestic box office and more than $197 million at the international box office. Other top earners are Back to the Future Part II (more than $332 million in worldwide box office earnings) and Back to the Future Part III (more than $244 million in worldwide box office earnings).
Christopher Lloyd’s awards
Lloyd has received many recognitions throughout his career. Back in 1973, he received a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance for Kaspar. He also received an Obie award. In 1983 and 1992, Lloyd was given a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performing Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Taxi. He received another Primetime Emmy Award in 1992 for Road to Avonlea.
Christopher Lloyd’s net worth
As of this writing, Christopher Lloyd has a net worth of $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth estimates.
What’s next for Christopher Lloyd
Lloyd has plenty of projects to keep him busy. Next, he’s slated to appear in Time, The Fourth Dimension. After that, he will play Stanley Bottoms in Super Athlete. Next year, Lloyd will appear in Nobody. Other projects he’s expected to appear in are Tankhouse, Senior Moment, and Never Too Late.
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