Friends star ,James Michael Tyler aka Gunther lost his battle with prostrate cancer. He was 59.
He died at his home in LA on Sunday.
In a statement, his family said: “The world knew him as Gunther (the seventh “Friend”), from the hit series Friends, but Michael’s loved ones knew him as an actor, musician, cancer-awareness advocate, and loving husband.
“Michael loved live music, cheering on his Clemson Tigers, and would often find himself in fun and unplanned adventures.
“If you met him once you made a friend for life. [Tyler] is survived by his wife, Jennifer Carno, the love of his life.”
Tyler kept his diagnosis a secret for three years ,he wanted to attend Friends Reunion but he didn’t want it to be about him.
Tyler spent 10 years in the recurring role of Gunther on Friends, also appearing in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Scrubs, Episodes, and Modern Music, among others.