Actor Sam Lloyd, who appeared on several television shows and portrayed lawyer Ted Buckland on the comedy, “Scrubs,” has died, his agent said, Report informs, citing CNN.
He was 56.
Lloyd’s television career included roles in “Desperate Housewives,” “Seinfeld,” “Modern Family,” “The West Wing,” “Cougar Town,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” and “Shameless,” according to his agent. He also appeared in the films “Flubber” and “Galaxy Quest.”
His agent confirmed his death Friday night but did not provide details on the cause. Variety reported that he was diagnosed with a brain tumor and cancer last year, and it spread to his lungs and spine. It said he found out he had cancer weeks after his wife, Vanessa, gave birth to their firstborn.
Samuel R. Lloyd IV, born on November 12, 1963, was an American character actor, a capella singer, and musician, best known for his portrayal of lawyer Ted Buckland on the American comedy-drama Scrubs for 95 episodes and the sitcom Cougar Town.