Jennifer Aniston leads tributes to 'Friends' actor James Michael Tyler following his death

珍妮弗·安妮斯顿 has led the tributes to her友人co-star James Michael Tyler 他死后, 说节目 “不会是一样的” 没有他.

泰勒, 谁因扮演冈瑟而闻名 — the Central Perk manager and Rachel Green’s admireron the hit ’90s sitcom for 10 季节, died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday, his representative Toni Benson said.
He passed away following a battle with prostate cancer, which was first diagnosed in 2018, Benson said. 他是 59.
    After news broke of his death, 安妮斯顿 — who was starred as Rachelpaid tribute to him with an Instagram post which acknowledged his contribution to the show’s success.
      “‘朋友’ would not have been the same without you,” 她写了. “Thank you for the laughter you brought to the show and to all of our lives. You will be so missed #JamesMichaelTyler.
        Her post included a clip from the 2004 series finale when Gunther finally plucked up the courage to tell Rachel that he loved her as she prepared to leave New York for a new life in Paris.
        Rachel let him down gently by saying she would always think of him whenever she saw a man withhair brighter than the sun” — making reference to Gunther’s iconic bleached blonde look.
          柯特妮考克斯, who played Monica Geller on the show, remembered Tyler as a magnanimous person.
          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,” Cox wrote alongside a picture of him on her Instagram page.
          Joey Tribbiani actor Matt Leblanc also shared a heartfelt message, 其中说: “We had a lot of laughs buddy. You will be missed. RIP my friend.
          丽莎·库卓, best known for portraying quirky masseuse Phoebe Buffay in “友人,” thanked Tylerfor being there for us all.
          “詹姆斯·迈克尔·泰勒, we will miss you,” she wrote alongside a photo of him 在Instagram上.
          大卫·施维默, who played palaeontologist Ross Geller, thanked Tyler forplaying such a wonderful, unforgettable role” 和 “for being such a big hearted gentleman and all around mensch off screen.
          You will be missed, 伙伴,” he added in a tribute posted 在Instagram上.
          友人” co-creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane told CNN in a statement that Tyler was agenuinely kind, sweet man.
          泰勒 shared the news of his diagnosis publicly during an appearance on NBC’s Today Show 在六月. He said he had lost his ability to walk after the disease startedmutating,” causing tumors up and down his spine.
            He made a brief virtual appearance at the “友人” HBO Max reunion 今年早些时候.
            Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer and the second-biggest cause of cancer death for men in the United States. While some types of prostate cancer grow slowly and may need minimal or even no treatment, others are aggressive and can spread quickly, according to the Mayo Clinic.