Sam Lloyd

Sam Lloyd

Popular American actor, Sam Lloyd, who portrayed lawyer Ted Buckland on the comedy, “Scrubs,” is dead.

According to CNN, Lloyd died after battling an inoperable brain tumor.

He was 56.

The show’s creator, Bill Lawrence confirmed his death on Friday night via his Twitter page.

The tweet read: “Thinking a lot about Sam Lloyd. He was truly such a kind, sweet guy. He will be missed by so many.”

Some of his colleagues took to their social media pages as they mourned his death.

Zach Braff wrote: “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.

“ I will forever cherish the time I had with you, Sammy.”

The deceased starred in popular television series like, “Desperate Housewives,” “Seinfeld,” “Modern Family,” “Cougar Town,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” and “Shameless.”