‘Friends’ Alum Dies After Cancer Battle
Rest in peace. James Michael Tyler, best known for his role as Gunther on Friends died on Sunday, October 24, after battling stage 4 prostate cancer. He was 59.
The actor died in the comfort of his home on Sunday morning, his rep confirmed to TMZ.
News of Tyler’s death comes after the actor spoke about his condition during a June 2021 episode of Today. “I was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, which had spread to my bones,” he said. “I’ve been dealing with that diagnosis for almost the past three years. … It’s stage 4 [now]. Late-stage cancer. So eventually, you know, it’s gonna probably get me.”
The Friends fan favorite revealed he received a screening for a “prostate-specific antigen” during…