The “Friends” household is mourning the lack of a beloved member.
On Oct. 24, actor James Michael Tyler — who performed Gunther on the hit TV series–passed away “peacefully” at his dwelling in Los Angeles after battling prostate cancer, his supervisor confirmed in a press release to E! News. He was 59.
After news of his dying emerged, Tyler’s former co-stars took to social media to pay tribute to him. “Buddies wouldn’t have been the identical with out you,” Jennifer Aniston wrote on Instagram alongside a clip from the present. “Thanks for the laughter you delivered to the present and to all of our lives. You may be so missed #JamesMichaelTyler.”
Courteney Cox additionally shared a message to Tyler on Instagram. “The dimensions of gratitude you introduced into the room and confirmed each day on set is the dimensions of the gratitude I maintain for having recognized you,” she captioned a photograph of the actor. “Relaxation In peace James.”
Tyler, who was first recognized with superior prostate most cancers in Sept. 2018, shared his well being news publicly in a June interview on TODAY.
“For my particular prognosis, it is in fact stage 4,” he instructed TODAY‘s Craig Melvin. “Late stage most cancers. So ultimately, you recognize, it is gonna most likely get me. I missed entering into for a check, which was not a great factor. So the most cancers determined to mutate on the time of the pandemic, and so it is progressed.”
“There are different choices accessible to males in the event that they catch it earlier than me,” he shared. “Subsequent time you go in for only a fundamental examination or your yearly checkup, please ask your physician for a PSA check. It is simply detectable.”
Tyler is survived by his spouse, Jennifer Carno.
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