James Michael Tyler: Friends Actor Passes Away At 59

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Published: October 25,2021 09:28 AM
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Tyler was first diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. The cancer had spread to his bones, leaving him unable to walk and was treated with hormone therapy, reports said.

October 25, 2021: James Michael Tyler, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show "Friends," died after a battle with prostate cancer at his Los Angeles home on Sunday. He was 59.



According to reports, Tyler was first diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. The cancer had spread to his bones, leaving him unable to walk and was treated with hormone therapy, reports said.



The actor was best known for playing Gunther, the manager of the Central Perk coffee shop, and Rachel's admirer on the iconic 90s TV show for 10 seasons, but he was in numerous other titles including "Scrubs," "Modern Music," and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."