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Sam Lloyd Death, Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Son, Net Worth, Movies

Sam Lloyd Biography

Born in Weston, Vermont, Sam Llyod was an American character actor, a capella singer, and a musician.

He was best known for portraying the character lawyer Ted Buckland on comedy-drama Scrubs. He also appeared on the sitcom, Cougar Town.

Sam Lloyd Age

Lloyd was born on November 12, 1963, in Weston Vermont. He was 56 years old at the time of his death on May 1, 2020.

Sam Lloyd Family

Sam’s father, was known as Sam Lloyd III and he was also an actor. There is no more information on his parents and especially his mother and siblings.

Lloyd was the nephew of Christopher Lloyd an American actor as well, who became well known in the 1960s and 70s.

Sam Lloyd Photo
Sam Lloyd Photo

Sam Lloyd Wife

Lloyd was married to his wife Vanessa Lloyd. It is not known exactly when the couple started dating and got married. They had kept details of their marriage life private.

Sam Lloyd Son

Lloyd and his wife Vanessa had a son named Weston who was born in early 2019, just around the time after which Sam was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor,

Sam Lloyd Death

Sam died on May 1, 2020, at the age of 56 years. He had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in January 2019. The tumor was revealed to be metastatic lung cancer. It had spread to his liver, spine, and jaw bone.

In May 2019, he announced on his GoFundMe page that the tumor and hematoma that were in his brain were “virtually gone” but he was not cancer-free or in remission. He was revealed that he was able to resume work on his musical, “With Pam & Gil.”

Sam, however, died from the brain tumor. HisScrubs co-star Zach Braff paid tribute to him on Twitter writing;

“Rest In Peace to one of the funniest actors I’ve ever had the joy of working with. Sam Lloyd made me crack up and break character every single time we did a scene together.

He could not have been a kinder man. I will forever cherish the time I had with you, Sammy.”

Sam Lloyd Net Worth

Lloyd had an estimated net worth of around $600,000.

Sam Lloyd Movies

  • Rising Sun (1993)
  • A Bucket of Blood (1995)
  • Flubber (1997)
  • Galaxy Quest (1999) (as “Neru”)
  • Back by Midnight (2002)
  • Scorcher (2002)
  • The Real Old Testament (2003)
  • Advantage Hart (2003)
  • Funky Monkey (2004)
  • Spelling Bee (2004)
  • The Swidge (2004)
  • Cry for Help (2005)
  • The Brothers Solomon (2007)
  • Super Capers (2009)
  • ExTerminators (2009)
  • Television
  • Night Court (1988–1989 as Balloon Salesman and Waiter)
  • City (1990 as Lance Armstrong)
  • Matlock (1992)
  • Seinfeld (1993–1994) (as “Ricky”)
  • Double Rush (1995 as Barkley)
  • Coach (1996)
  • Champs (1995)
  • Mad About You (1997 as Cousin David)
  • The Drew Carey Show (1997)
  • 3rd Rock from the Sun (1997–1998 as Eddie)
  • Two Guys and a Girl (1999)
  • Spin City (1998–2000 as Paleontologist and Waiter)
  • Battery Park (2000 as Roy and Ray Giddeon)
  • NYPD Blue (2000)
  • The Nightmare Room (2002)
  • The West Wing (1999–2002 as U.S. Space Commander Bob Engler)
  • Malcolm in the Middle (2005)
  • Desperate Housewives (2004–2005 as Dr. Albert Goldfine)
  • Scrubs (2001–2009) (as “Ted” and Lawyer in 95 episodes)
  • Numb3rs (2009)
  • Cougar Town (2011–2012 as Ted Buckland)
  • The Middle (2012–2013 as Mr. Walker)
  • Modern Family (2014, 2019) (as “Lester” and Bobby)
  • Bones (2014)
  • Shameless (2015)
  • Happy Together (2018)
  • American Housewife (2019)


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