New Delhi. Actor James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther in the popular TV show ‘Friends’, has died. His manager, Tony Benson, said James had died of prostate cancer at the age of 59. For the first time in 2018, he was diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer. She had been undergoing chemotherapy for a long time. Earlier this year, James Michael joined the online ‘Friends’ reunion.
Manager Tony Benson wrote on social media in tribute to James, ‘The world knew him as a goon. But he was popular among the fans as a great actor, musician, cancer conscious person. At the same time, he was a loving husband. He also said. “He was a wonderful man who spent his last days helping others.”
Prior to ‘Friends’, she starred in series such as ‘Just Shoot Me’ and ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ in 1990. Then in 1994 he joined ‘Friends’. First worked as a background character. He didn’t even say a dialogue for a long time in this series, but then his character became a hit.
The audience gave him a lot of love as a waiter. On the show, James’ character works in a Central Park coffee shop, which is one-sided with Rachel throughout the show. He always dreams that one day Rachel will fall in love with him. The seventh season of Friends had a total of 236 episodes, of which he appeared in 150 episodes. The issue has been mentioned in the book ‘Generation Friends’ of 2019.
The ‘Friends’ series is produced by Warner Bros. Television. The company paid tribute to the actor by tweeting, “He was one of our favorite actors. He was an important part of our ‘Friends Family’. We are with his family, friends and fans in this moment of mourning.”
After being diagnosed with cancer, Tyler also starred in two short films during his treatment. She has lent her voice to Stephen Kalinich’s poem to raise awareness on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
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