Friends Star, James Michael Tyler dies at 59


American Actor, James Michael Tyler has died at age 59. He was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer since 2018.

Tyler was popularly known for his recurring role as Gunther on the popular sitcom, “Friends,”

Tyler’s much-loved character worked in the show’s coffee house and had a crush on Aniston’s character Rachel, who also worked there as a waitress in the show’s early seasons.

She shared an Instagram post which included a photo of Tyler from the set and a clip of the pair in the final episode as Gunther declared his love for the departing Rachel, who turned him down gently.

Co-star Cox, who played Monica, added her own tribute. “The size of gratitude you brought into the room and showed every day on set is the size of the gratitude I hold for having known you,” she wrote.

“Rest In peace, James.”




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