John Bedford Lloyd (b. 1956) is a character actor who starred as Doug Brody on the Creature Shop sitcom Aliens in the Family in 1996. In 1997, he appeared in the Sesame Street video Big Bird Gets Lost as a hungry shoe salesman who uses his submarine sandwich as a a comparative scale to determine Snuffy's skate size.
Often typecast as lawyers, brokers, or other middle-class professionals, Lloyd made his film debut in John Landis' 1983 comedy Trading Places (starring Eddie Murphy, with cameos by Muppet performers Frank Oz and Richard Hunt).
Subsequent films included The Abyss, Philadelphia, Nixon, The Manchurian Candidate (2004), The Bourne Supremacy, and The Hoax. In television, he played the principal role of station manager Victor Comstock on the old-time radio themed ensemble comedy-drama Remember WENN and appeared on All My Children as Warren Dunn in 2001. Guest credits include the Law & Order franchise (several appearances, often as attorneys), The West Wing, Spin City, and Remington Steele. Lloyd is also an active audiobook narrator, frequently heard on titles by Michael Crichton and Dean Koontz.