Actor James Michael Tyler, fondly remembered for his role as Gunther, the Central Perk manager with "hair brighter than the sun," lost his battle with prostate cancer on Sunday. For all 10 seasons of Friends, Tyler was a permanent fixture on the series, and beyond the core cast one of a handful of actors to have a robust recurring role. Tyler, who was diagnosed with the disease in September 2018, became an advocate, vowing to raise awareness and admitting that if he managed to save one life by sharing his cancer journey, he'd be happy.
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