James Michael Tyler – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

James Michael Tyler died at age 59, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor James Michael Tyler's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

James Michael Tyler was an American actor who has a net worth of $4 million. He was best-known for playing the role of Gunther on “Friends.” He appeared in 148 of the show’s 236 episodes, more than any other non-main cast member. James died on October 24, 2021 at the age of 59 after battle with cancer.

How did James Michael Tyler die?

James Michael Tyler's death was caused by prostate cancer.

James Michael Tyler, the actor best known for playing the recurring character Gunther on Friends, has died at age 59 of prostate cancer. He died at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday morning, his manager Toni Benson confirmed to NPR.

Information about the death of James Michael Tyler
Cause of deathProstate Cancer
Age of death59 years
BirthdayMay 28, 1962
Death dateOctober 24, 2021
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I live in the area where the Hollywood sign is. Every afternoon, I'll take a daily walk, and there are loads of tourists always on the street taking photos of the Hollywood sign. Occasionally, I'll still get recognized as 'Gunther,' which is okay with me."

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"I have a friend who wanted to practise on my head because they wanted to be a stylist. So I offered what hair I had left to turn white."

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"I honestly always thought my Master's in Fine Arts would get me further in the acting world than knowing how to work an espresso machine!"

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"I never have been a big coffee drinker."

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"Acting-wise, I did a web series. I play a music agent in a series called 'Keeping Up with the Downs.'"

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