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James Michael Tyler Wiki, Age, Death, Biography, Wife, Children, Family, Facts & More

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James Michael Tyler was born on 28-05-1962 in Greenwood in the state of Mississippi, United States. He was an American Film Actor & Television Actor who was best known for NBC's sitcom Friends as Gunther.


Other Name: James
Other Professions: Television Actor
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James Michael Tyler Complete Bio & Career

James Michael Tyler was an American actor. He is born in Mississippi. He was raised in the United States. His father Tyler, Dewitt Eugene is a retired United  States Air Force Captain and his mother Pullen, Mary Sue was a homemaker. He moved to Anderson, South Carolina to live with his sister and attended T. L. Hanna High School. He completed his studies at Clemson University and graduated with a degree in Geology. He gained his Masters in Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Georgia. He joined the Clemson Players and found a love of theatre and started acting there. Later he receives an MFA in Acting from the University of Georgia.

He did a brief work stint selling cars in Olympia, WA. Then, he moved to Los Angeles, CA.  In Hollywood, he worked in both the service and entertainment industries. He performed various works as a Bar-back at the Palace, sold keyboards at Guitar Center, and was a barista and the Bourgeois Pig. He is best known for his role as  Gunther in Friends displayed on NBC sitcom.

In 1988, he became an assistant film editor and production assistant. He produced Fat Man and Little Boy. He led to a ten-year career with appearances in 148 of Friends' 236 episodes from 1994-2004. In 2009, he officially opened the temporary Central Perk pop-up replica in London of Friends' on its 15th anniversary. In 2014, made appearances at a Central Perk replica in SoHo on Friends' 20th-anniversary .he  appeared in the BBC/Showtime sitcom episodes Series 2 and 6.

Despite that, he had done  4 movies The Disturbance at Dinner, Foreign Correspondents, Motel Blue, Jason's Big Problem. He has done 8 shows named Friends, Just shoot me, Sabrina, The teenage witch, Scrubs, Iron chef America, Modern Music, and Friends: reunion.

 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

James Michael Tyler was suffering from prostate cancer since 2018. He died due to his disease at the age of 59 on 24-10-2021 at his residence in Los Angeles, California, United States.

DEATHDAY DEATH PLACE DEATH COUNTRY
2021-10-24 (Sunday) California United States

James Michael Tyler Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a former USAF captain Dewitt Eugene Tyler and his mother's name was Mary Sue Pullen. His father died when he was 10 years old and his mother died when he was 11 years old. He has four elder siblings. He was married to Barbara Chadsey in 1995. The couple had no children. James and Barbara were separated in 2003 and got divorced in 2014. He remarried Jennifer Carno in 2017 and the marriage had ended with his death.

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Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About James Michael Tyler

  • James supports the Lili Claire Foundation and AIDS Project Los Angeles charities.
  • He has also been featured by Chicane in a music video Coming tomorrow.
  • During the early days of his profession, he worked with Horton's company.
  • He died due to Prostate cancer at the age of 59.
  • In 1947, he got best male dancer award at Brigadoon.

James Michael Tyler Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

James Michael Tyler was 59 years 4months & 27 days old age.