‘Friends’ actor James Michael Tyler dies at 59

Actor James Michael Tyler, who performed espresso store supervisor Gunther at the hit sitcom “Buddies”, died Sunday at age 59, US media reported.

Tyler died at his house in Los Angeles after scuffling with prostate most cancers that he used to be first recognized with in 2018, consistent with a consultant.

“The arena knew him as Gunther (the 7th ‘Pal’), from the hit sequence Buddies, however Michael’s family members knew him as an actor, musician, cancer-awareness suggest, and loving husband,” consultant Toni Benson stated in a remark to US media.

His “Buddies” personality seemed in some 150 episodes throughout all 10 seasons of the liked 1990s sitcom, paradoxically managing Central Perk — the cafe the place the opposite characters frolicked — and pining after Rachel, performed by means of Jennifer Aniston.

“Michael cherished are living track, cheering on his Clemson Tigers and would steadily to find himself in amusing and unplanned adventures. For those who met him as soon as, you made a chum for existence,” Benson stated.

Tyler seemed in quite a lot of different roles in sequence similar to “Scrubs,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and “Trendy Song.”

Warner Bros TV tweeted that it used to be mourning the lack of “a liked actor and integral a part of our FRIENDS circle of relatives. Our ideas are along with his circle of relatives, buddies, colleagues and lovers.”

Tyler introduced on NBC’s “Lately” display in June that he were recognized with complicated prostate most cancers in September 2018, which had unfold to his bones. The most cancers used to be came upon throughout a regimen bodily.