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Tragic: 'Friends' Star James Michael Tyler Has Terminal Cancer

Tragic: Friends Star James Tyler Michael Has Terminal Cancer

Friends star James Michael Tyler has sadly announced that he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The 59-year-old, best known for playing "Gunther" on Friends, revealed his Stage 4 diagnosis in a new Today interview this week. Watch the video here for more.

Actor James Michael Tyler opened up about his tragic cancer diagnosis this week.

The Friends star revealed in a new interview that he has Stage 4 prostate cancer. Sadly, the disease had already spread to his bones when he was diagnosed in 2018.

Friends star James Michael Tyler reveals cancer diagnosis

It's heartbreaking news for the star best known for playing "Gunther" in over 100 episodes of Friends. Tyler recently celebrated his 59th birthday, which he said was an emotional goal to have reached.

James Tyler Michael, "Gunther" on Friends, Announces Cancer Diagnosis

Tyler, who also appeared in the Friends reunion special this year, spoke to Today to encourage viewers to get screened early on for cancer. You can watch the video above for more on his interview.