Died the performer of the role of Gunter in the TV series “Friends”

James Michael Tyler was 59 years old. He was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in 2018.

James Michael Tyler

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Actor James Michael Tyler, best known for playing Central Perk Gunter’s manager in Friends, has died at the age of 59. About it informs NBC citing its manager.

Tyler passed away on Sunday morning, November 24, at his home in Los Angeles.

In June Tyler toldthat is sick with prostate cancer of the fourth stage. The actor was diagnosed in September 2018 during a routine medical examination. As a treatment, he was prescribed hormone therapy, but during the pandemic, the disease progressed and spread to the spine, which led to paralysis of the lower body.

Due to illness, Tyler was unable to personally attend the filming of the special issue of the series “Friends”, released in late May, but appeared briefly at an episode event via Zoom.


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