Sam Lloyd Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Sep, 2020
Facts of Sam Lloyd
Date of Birth: 1963 , November-12
Date of Death: 2020 , 4-30
Age: 56 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Sam Lloyd
Birth Name Samuel Lloyd Jr.
Father Samuel Lloyd Sr.
Mother Marianna McGuffin
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Springfield
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor, Singer
Working For movies and series
Net Worth $600 Thousand
Married Yes
Married to Vanessa Lloyd
Children 1
Education Syracuse University
Movies Rising Sun, Flubber, Cry for Help, Super Capers
TV Show Night Court, City, Matlock, The Drew Carey Show, Two Guys and a Girl
Siblings Laurel, Robin, Sandra, and Jackson
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Sam Lloyd was a renowned American actor and singer who is widely known for playing Ted Buckland, a lawyer on the comedy-drama show Scrubs. Regarding his movie's appearance, the actor starred as Neru in the science fiction comedy movie Galaxy Quest. Moreover, Lloyd's other notable television shows and movies are Cougar Town, Shameless, ExTerminators. 

Attended Syracuse University

Sam Lloyd was born Samuel Lloyd Jr. on November 12, 1963, in Springfield, Vermont, the United States. He held American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Lloyd was the son of Marianna McGuffin and Samuel Lloyd Sr. He has four siblings, Laurel, Robin, Sandra, and Jackson. His uncle Christopher Lloyd is a famous actor as well.

Sam enrolled at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, graduating in the 1980s. 

Played Ted Buckland In 'Scrubs': Movies And TV Shows

Lloyd made his debut appearance in the television series Night Court from 1988-1989. He appeared as Lance Armstrong in the television show City in 1990.

Sam starred as Rick in the crime movie Rising Sun in 1993. He had the main role of Barkley in the sitcom television series Double Rush in 1995.

Scrubs star, Sam Lloyd passed away at the age of 56 SOURCE: The New York Times

A year later, he made a guest appearance in the sitcom television series Coach. In 1997, he featured in the sitcom television series Mad About You.

The same year, Lloyd went on to star in the science fiction comedy film Flubber. He acted as Neru in the comedy sci-fi film Galaxy Quest in 1999.

He landed his guest role in the television sitcom Two Guys and a Girl that same year. From 2001-2009, he portrayed Ted Buckland in the medical comedy-drama show Scrubs alongside Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, and Neil Flynn.

His other successful television series and movies include The Nightmare Room, Numb3rs, Scorcher, and The Mudge Boy. In 2015, he had a guest role of Buddy Diamond in the comedy-drama Shameless.

He also starred in an episode of the sitcom television series American Housewife as Sam Marks in 2019.

Net Worth

Sam Lloyd had an estimated net worth of $600 thousand at the time of his death. He amassed a significant amount of fortune from his professional acting career.

Lloyd had worked in the 1997 science-fiction comedy film Flubber, which surpassed over $178 million at the box office worldwide against the budget of $80 million.

Wife And Children

Lloyd was married to his long time girlfriend, Vanessa Lloyd. But, there is no information when the duo exactly got married to each other.

Sam Lloyd with his wife and son SOURCE: Universal News

His wife, Vanessa gave birth to their first kid, son Weston Lloyd in December 2018.

Cause Of  Death

Sam Lloyd was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January 2019. Later on, it was disclosed to be metastatic lung cancer, which had damaged his liver, spine, as well as jaw. 

Lloyd passed away on April 30, 2020, in Los Angeles at the age of 56 years old.

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