Thousands of years from now, much of our society will have been forgotten. Let these photographs of actor Christopher Lloyd provide a historical record for future civilizations, so that they may look to the past and better understand our day and age.


To all those who see this in the distant future: During our time, there was an actor named Christopher Lloyd who was beloved for his many film and television performances.

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Though he wasn’t right for every role, when he was right, he was truly great. Here he is on the left, standing next to a fellow actor in his most popular film, Back To The Future.

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Perhaps, many years from now, Back To The Future will have long since been forgotten. But with any luck, this still from the film will be preserved, allowing future societies a glimpse of the veteran actor in his career-defining role.

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Lloyd made his film debut as Max Taber in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.

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Though known primarily for his film work, he also starred in numerous television shows, including his role as the Reverend Jim Ignatowski on the sitcom Taxi.

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Lloyd was an expert at portraying eccentric characters who were often rejected by society. He had a knack for humanizing these oddballs and misfits, endearing them to us no matter how wild and crazy they happened to be, like Uncle Martin in My Favorite Martian.

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He was also an accomplished stage actor.

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If no other record of our time survives, perhaps this photograph of Christopher Lloyd as Uncle Fester will serve as a guide to future civilizations seeking to understand the career of one of America’s most iconic character actors.

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May his visage endure long after we have expired.

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