Sam Lloyd, known for iconic ‘Scrubs’ role, dead at 56

Sam Lloyd, known for iconic ‘Scrubs’ role, dead at 56
File photo: Actor Sam Lloyd arrives at the "Scrubs: The Farewell Tour" held at The Paley Center for Media on December 13, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

Sam Lloyd, known for his role as Ted Buckland on “Scrubs,” died of a brain tumor Thursday evening.

Doctors discovered in 2019 that Lloyd had an inoperable brain tumor that had metastasized from his lungs, according to Entertainment Weekly. Kevin Turner, a representative for Lloyd, told The Hollywood Reporter that he died Thursday night.

Lloyd was in 95 episodes of “Scrubs" and reprised the role on a season finale of “Cougar Town.” He also appeared in over two dozen television shows including “Modern Family,” “Night Court,” and “Seinfeld.” Lloyd is the nephew of Christopher Lloyd.

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Friends and fans reached out on social media after learning of his death to remember the actor.