Anushka Sharma and other celebs mourns death of ‘Friends’ actor James Michael Tyler aka Gunther
Bollywood celebrities Prabhu mourned the death of Friends actor James Michael Tyler. James essayed the role of Gunther on the show.
Actor Anushka Sharma and Samantha Ruth Prabhu were sorrowful after the demise of Friends actor James Michael Tyler. James, who played coffee shop Central Perk’s manager Gunther on Friends, died on Sunday at the age 59 years old. He died at his home in Los Angeles after battling prostate cancer.
Taking to Instagram Stories, Anushka Sharma shared a post by Pubity and dropped a broken heart emoticon. Samantha Ruth Prabhu likewise shared a similar post and wrote, “Noooooo” added by a broken heart emoticon.
The Pubity post shared a series of pictures of James and wrote, “James Michael Tyler has sadly passed away at the age of 59 from prostate cancer. He had been battling cancer since 2018 and died at his home in LA. Rest in Peace, James Michael Tyler.”
Jennifer Aniston shared a video cut highlighting one of her scenes with James from the sitcom and an image of him. She wrote, “Friends would not have been the same without you. Thank you for the laughter you brought to the show and to all of our lives. You will be so missed #JamesMichaelTyler.”
Courteney Cox also shared a picture of James and wrote on Instagram, “The size of gratitude you brought into the room and showed every day on set is the size of the gratitude I hold for having known you. Rest In peace James.”
James was also remembered by Matt LeBlanc. Sharing pictures with James, he wrote on Instagram, “We had a lot of laughs buddy. You will be missed. RIP my friend.”
Warner Bros wrote, “Warner Bros. Television mourns the loss of James Michael Tyler, a beloved actor and integral part of our FRIENDS family. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues and fans.”
Warner Bros. Television mourns the loss of James Michael Tyler, a beloved actor and integral part of our FRIENDS family. Our thoughts are with his family, friends, colleagues and fans. ❤️☕️ pic.twitter.com/9coGnT5BHz
— FRIENDS (@FriendsTV) October 24, 2021
James Friends character showed up in about 150 scenes across each of the 10 periods of the cherished 1990s sitcom, managing Central Perk – the café where the six main characters hung out. He additionally showed up in various different roles in series like Scrubs, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Modern Music.