Don’t even get me STARTED on Sophie’s Choice!
Which brings me to another actor I would want even half the career of: Christopher Lloyd. Some of you may be thinking, “what does that have to do with Modern Family?” Well:
*Update 1/23: So… apparently I’m an idiot (this may not surprise many of you), but my sister-in-law pointed out to me this morning that not all Christopher Lloyds are created equal and the creator of Modern Family is not the same, dear Professor Plum I know and love. Lame! STOP WRECKING MY LIFE, FAKE CHRISTOPHER LLOYD!!!! [It’s okay, though, I’ll make up for it in my next post.]
And that’s not even the START of it. He was in two of my absolute favorite movies:
here!! You’ve no soul if you aren’t a bawling mess by the end
However, what prompted this particular post is that last night he appeared on my current ub-session of a TV show, Fringe. I’ll basically follow J.J. Abrams down any conspiratorial rabbit hole (Alias, Lost,
I’ve yet to actually watch the episode, but based on this still from the episode alone I am hypothesizing he plays an Andy Warhol inspired, S&M loving shape shifter from the other universe. That’s probable on that show, right?
Oh yeah, and he was also in some rarely seen trilogy from the ‘80s about a time traveling teen and his wacky mad scientist cohort. You’ve probably never heard of them though so it’s not really worth discussing.
Artist: Richard Adler/ Album: Damn Yankees
Random nerd fact: Eric Stoltz was actually supposed to play Marty McFly because Michael J. Fox was busy filming Family Ties, but midway through shooting the film makers decided he wasn’t quite right for the role. Blog full circle moment?: During an episode of Fringe in the alternate universe this can be seen in the background…
STOP BLOWING MY MIND, CHRISTOPHER LLOYD!