Scrubs star Sam Lloyd has died, aged .
Lloyd, who played the bumbling lawyer Ted Buckland on the beloved medical sitcom, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and lung cancer in .
The diagnosis shortly followed the birth of his new baby, Weston, with his wife Vanessa.
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Lloyd, whose death was confirmed by his representative, is the nephew of Back to the Future star Christopher Lloyd.
His other TV credits included Courteney Cox TV show Cougar Town as well as Malcolm in the Middle , The West Wing and Desperate Housewives .
He most recently appeared in the final season of Modern Family .
Lloyd was also a musician and appeared with his a cappella group The Blanks in several episodes of Scrubs .
Zach Braff led the
Scrubs cast’s tributes to the actor .
After discovering the news, he wrote on Twitter: “Rest in Peace to one of the funniest actors I’ve ever had the joy of working with,” Braff wrote on Twitter after learning the news.
“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. ”
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