Actor Sam Lloyd, greatest recognized for taking part in Ted in Scrubs, has died on the age of 56.
Lloyd performed the lovable lawyer Ted Buckland in 95 episodes of the long-running hospital comedy, in addition to showing in exhibits like Determined Housewives, Trendy Household, Seinfeld and Malcolm In The Center, amongst others.
Sam had reportedly been battling a mind tumour since final yr.
Tributes have been pouring in throughout social media for the much-loved comedian actor.
Relaxation In Peace to one of many funniest actors I’ve ever had the enjoyment of working with. Sam Lloyd made me crack up and break character each single time we did a scene collectively. He couldn’t have been a kinder man. I’ll without end cherish the time I had with you, Sammy.
Whereas Invoice Lawrence, who created Scrubs, stated:
Pondering loads about Sam Lloyd at present. (Ted). Really such a sort, candy man. He might be missed by so many.
Spent the evening watching clips of Sam (The songs! The best sweaty pratfall of all time!) Those that reached out, our “Scrubs household” appreciates it – he had the most important coronary heart of all of us. However now ship all these good ideas to his household. And to your personal family members. #RIPTed
A GoFundMe web page had been arrange for Sam by Scrubs producer Tom Hobert, to assist Sam and his household cowl medical prices whereas treating the tumour.
Sharing the unhappy information at present, Might 2, Tim wrote:
Our expensive candy Sammy has handed away.
Decided to stay, and with a lot to stay for, Sam fought laborious, enduring a number of mind surgical procedures, and limitless exams and procedures. Despite all these items, Sam all the time mustered up the power to say “I like you” to Vanessa, Weston, and his many shut associates who came over him.
However alas it was time for Sam to depart this world. A world that he made a greater place on daily basis of his life.
Donald Faison, who performed Turk in Scrubs additionally paid tribute, writing: ‘Relaxation In Peace Sam. God bless your loved ones. I’ll all the time treasure our time collectively singing, taking part in basketball, laughing, working and partying. You’re a real gem.’
Sam, nephew of Again To The Future’s Christopher Lloyd, is survived by his spouse Vanessa and son Weston.
When you have skilled a bereavement and wish to communicate with somebody in confidence contact Cruse Bereavement Care by way of their nationwide helpline on 0808 808 1677.