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James Michael Tyler: Friends actor who played Gunther dies at 59

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James Michael Tyler

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The Friends star was diagnosed with stage four prostate cancer in 2018

American actor James Michael Tyler, best known for his role as Gunther on the television comedy Friends, has died at the age of 59.

Tyler died in peaceat his Los Angeles home Sunday morning, according to a statement from his agent, Toni Benson.

“If you knew him once, you made a friend for life,” the statement said. “He widows his wife, Jennifer Carno, the love of his life.”

In 2018, Tyler was diagnosed with cancer of the advanced prostate which then spread to the bones.

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