Sam Lloyd

Samuel Lloyd

Highest Rated: 90% Galaxy Quest (1999)

Lowest Rated: 6% Super Capers (2009)

Birthday: Nov 12, 1963

Birthplace: Weston, Vermont, USA

Sam Lloyd is a character actor working in television and film. Born on November 12, 1963, in Weston, Vermont, Lloyd is best known for his role as lawyer Ted Buckland on the long-running hospital comedy "Scrubs"; he's also the nephew of well-known actor Christopher Lloyd. Sam got his start in 1988 and '89, as a balloon salesman on two episodes of the goofy sitcom "Night Court." In 1990, he joined the ensemble cast of the short-lived, Paul Haggis-created comedy, "City" alongside Valerie Harper. In 1995, he joined the ensemble of another single-season comedy series, "Double Rush," appearing with David Arquette and Adam Goldberg for all 12 episodes. Lloyd also peppered his '90s resume with recurring appearances on such big-name sitcoms as "Seinfeld," "Mad About You," and "3rd Rock from the Sun," and began appearing on the big screen as well, making cameos in the comedies "Flubber" with Robin Williams in 1997, and "Galaxy Quest" in 1999. In 2001, Lloyd landed what has become his career role, as Ted Buckland, the not-particularly-competent lawyer for Sacred Heart Hospital, on "Scrubs," where he appeared on 95 episodes, until 2009. Throughout this run, Lloyd was in several films-a range of lesser-known comedies and shorts-and also made eight recurring appearances as Dr. Albert Golfine on the hit comedic drama "Desperate Housewives" in 2004 and '05. Sam Lloyd died on May 1, 2020 at the age of 56.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lengths Original Music - 2014
6% 14% Super Capers Herman Brainard (Character) $31K 2009
No Score Yet 23% ExTerminators Hutt (Character) - 2009
16% 31% The Brothers Solomon Dr. Spencer (Character) $900.9K 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Real Old Testament Abraham (Character) - 2003
90% 79% Galaxy Quest Neru (Character) $71.4M 1999
No Score Yet 40% The Death Artist Leonard (Character) - 1995


85% 87% Modern Family Lester (Guest Star) 2019 2014
53% 76% Happy Together Gene Johnston (Guest Star) 2018
40% 76% Alex, Inc. Dr. Gibbs (Guest Star) 2018
7% 60% Dr. Ken Gary (Guest Star) 2016
90% 82% Bones Donald McKeon (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 90% The Middle Mr. Walker (Guest Star) 2013
89% 79% Cougar Town Ted Buckland (Guest Star) 2011-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Medium Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet 'Til Death Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
83% 87% Scrubs Lawyer (Guest Star) 2001-2009
No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
27% No Score Yet Twins Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
72% 89% Desperate Housewives Unknown (Guest Star) 2004-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake in Progress Writer 2005
64% No Score Yet Philly Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
75% 95% The West Wing Bob Engler (Guest Star) 2002 1999
66% No Score Yet Spin City Unknown (Guest Star) 2000 1998
84% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Larry (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet 3rd Rock From the Sun Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad About You Cousin David (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Something So Right Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
38% No Score Yet Ink Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Goode Behavior Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Champs Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Double Rush Unknown (Character) 1995
88% 95% Seinfeld Ricky (Guest Star) 1993-1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1992
31% No Score Yet Battery Park Unknown (Guest Star)


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