- The actor died on Sunday
- He was battling prostate most cancers
- He died on the age of 59 in Los Angeles
“F.R.I.E.N.D.S would not have been the same without” James Michael Tyler, wrote actress Jennifer Aniston in her eulogy for the actor, who died on Sunday, and never many would disagree together with her. Actor James Michael Tyler, who was best-known for enjoying the function of Gunther, the hilarious supervisor of espresso store Central Perk, within the iconic sitcom, died after battling most cancers for nearly three years on the age of 59 in Los Angeles on Sunday. He was identified with prostate most cancers in 2018. Mourning their ‘seventh F.R.I.E.N.D,’ Jennifer Aniston, who performed Rachel Green on the present, Courteney Cox (Monica Geller), Lisa Kudrow (Lisa Kudrow) and Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani) poured their hearts out on social media. Jennifer wrote: “Friends would not have been the same without you. Thank you for the laughter you brought to the show and to all of our lives. You will be so missed #JamesMichaelTyler.” James’ character Gunther was in love with Rachel Green from season one to season 10.
“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. Rest In peace James,” wrote Courteney Cox in an Instagram submit.
Lisa Kudrow, in her tribute to her good friend, wrote: “James Michael Tyler, we are going to miss you. Thank you for being there for us all. #jamesmichealtyler.
“We had loads of laughs buddy. You can be missed. RIP my good friend,” wrote Matt LeBlanc.
Other than the primary solid of F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Maggie Wheeler, who played the role of the infamous and much adored Janice on the show, also paid a tribute to James Michael Tyler on Instagram. She wrote: “I’m grateful to have had the possibility to know this sort and mild man. In current years James and I loved working alongside each other doing PR for varied Friends occasions and I’m very grateful for the time we spent collectively. I’m so unhappy to listen to of his passing and my ideas are along with his family members at the moment.#jamesmichaeltyler.”
Earlier this year, when the F.R.I.E.N.D.S cast gathered together for a reunion, which took the Internet by storm, James Michael Tyler met his co-stars and his fans via a video call. He was being treated for his prostrate cancer.
After being diagnosed with cancer, Tyler starred in two short films – The Gesture and The Word.
He also featured in an episode of Matt LeBlanc’s Episodes in 2012.