September 20, 2021, 15:55
What happened to Back to the Future stars including Christopher Lloyd and Michael J Fox? Find out all …
We can’t believe Back to the future hit theaters all the way back in 1985.
Starring Michael J Fox, the film sees teenager Marty McFly time travel from 1985 to 1955, with the help of eccentric scientist Dr Emmett Brown.
As one of the most iconic films of all time, it’s no wonder that it spent nearly three months as America’s No.1 movie and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Oscars 1986.
But if you’re wondering what 80s hit stars are, here’s everything you need to know …
Michael J Fox as Marty McFly
Michael J Fox took the helm of Back to the Future, playing disgruntled teenager Marty McFly.
The Hollywood actor has since starred in a series of huge films such as Family Ties, Teen Wolf, The Secret to My Success and The Scary.
He also starred in his own sitcom City of Spin and expressed Stuart little in the film franchise.
The 60-year-old actor is also an advocate for Parkinson’s disease after revealing his diagnosis in 1998. He has been married to Tracy Pollan since 1988 and they have four children.
Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown
After playing the role of the eccentric inventor of a time machine, Doc Brown, Christopher Lloyd enjoyed a long career in film.
He played Uncle Fester in The Addams Family, Commander Kruge in Star Trek III: Finding Spock and expressed Rasputin in Anastasia.
As for his personal life, Christopher, 82, has been married five times and most recently married his real estate agent Lisa Loiacono in 2016.
Lea Thompson as Lorraine Baines-McFly
Lea Thomspon is a former ballerina who played Marty McFly’s mother, Lorraine.
She continued to star in the sitcom Caroline in the city from 1995 to 1999, as well as the teen drama series Exchanged at birth.
Plunging into reality TV, Léa also participated in the 19th season of Dancing with the stars in 2014 with his partner Artem Chigvintsev.
The 60-year-old has been married to her elder Kind of wonderful costar Howard Deutch since 1989 and the couple have two daughters named Madelyn and Zoey.
Crispin Glover as George McFly
Marty’s father, George, was played by actor Crispin Glover.
His other acting roles include What eats Gilbert Grape, Charlie’s Angels, Alice in Wonderland and Hot tub time machine.
Crispin, 57, is now also a writer and has over 20 books after starting his own publishing house, Volcanic Eruptions.
Turning to directing, he also created two films titled What is that? and Its good! Everything is fine.
Marc McClure as Dave McFly
Marc McClure played Marty’s brother Dave McFly in Back to the future, before pursuing a long career.
He is probably best known for playing Jimmy Olsen in the Superman films released between 1978 and 1987.
The 64-year-old has also made appearances in television series including Once an eagle, Happy Days, Hunter, The Shield and in 2017 he made a cameo appearance as a prison security officer in the film Justice League.
Wendie Jo Sperber as Linda McFly
Wendie Jo Sperber played Marty Linda’s sister, but had previously had roles in I want to hold your hand and Bachelor party.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer, Wendie founded the weSPARK Cancer Support Center in 2001 as a resource for families affected by the disease.
She died of breast cancer in 2005, leaving behind two children she shared with her ex-husband Richard Velasquez.
Claudia Wells as Jennifer Parker
Claudia Wells, 55, has apparently disappeared from the spotlight after playing Marty’s girlfriend, Jennifer Parker.
She reportedly opened a menswear brand called Armani Wells in Studio City, before briefly returning to theaters in 2011 with a small role in the indie sci-fi film, Alien Armageddon.
Thomas F. Wilson as Biff Tannen
Biff Tannen was George’s tyrant in Back to the future, played by actor Thomas F. Wilson.
Thomas, 62, then appeared in the Back to the Future TV series before starring in a TV show Freaks and Geeks.
He has been married to his wife Caroline Thomas since 1985 and the couple have four children.
George DiCenzo as Sam Baines
George DiCenzo had a long acting career after starring in Back to the Future.
He has appeared in television shows such as Murder, She Wrote, Law & Order and NYPD Blue and appeared on Broadway in At the borrowed time.
He passed away at the age of 70 in August 2010, survived by his wife Donna Artz-DiCenzo.