Christopher Lloyd (screenwriter)

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Christopher Lloyd
Born (1960-06-18) June 18, 1960 (age 55)
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation Creator, screenwriter, television producer
Spouse Arleen Sorkin (1995–present; 2 children)
Relatives David Lloyd (father)

Christopher Lloyd (born June 18, 1960) is an American TV screenwriter and producer. Lloyd is co-executive producer of the TV series Modern Family, which he produces with Steven Levitan. Prior to that, Lloyd had an extensive career working for Paramount Television, producing such series as Frasier.[1]


Lloyd began screenwriting with the first four seasons of The Golden Girls. He is a co-creator for the television program Modern Family. He was a writer and producer for Wings, Frasier, Out of Practice, and Back to You. He has won nine Emmy Awards. On Frasier, he was a co-executive producer from 1993 to 1994 and an executive producer from 1994 to 2000, and again from 2003 to 2004.

Recent works as a screenwriter include the animated feature film Flushed Away (2006), for which he received an Annie Award, and creator and executive producer of the series Modern Family.

Personal life[edit]

Lloyd is the son of Arline and sitcom writer David Lloyd (1934–2009).[1]

Lloyd is married to actress and voice-over artist Arleen Sorkin, perhaps best known as the voice of Harley Quinn on Batman: The Animated Series.[2]

Writing credits[edit]

The Golden Girls
  • "Second Motherhood"
  • "The Sisters"
  • "Dorothy's Prized Pupil"
  • "Nothing To Fear But Fear Itself"
  • "Strange Bedfellows"
  • "The Artist"
  • "Mixed Blessings"
  • "The One That Got Away"
  • "Scared Straight"
  • "Blind Date"
  • "Little Sister"
  • "Marriage, Italian Style"
  • "The Taming of the Shrew"
  • "Take My Life, Please"
  • "Lifeboat"
  • "It May Have Happened One Night"
  • "Goodbye Old Friend"
Modern Family


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