The actor who played Central Perk manager Gunther said he was diagnosed in 2018 and is now undergoing chemotherapy. https://t.co/SoQKLXogAX— HuffPost (@HuffPost) June 21, 2021
-James Michael Tyler, who is best known as playing Central Perk manager, reveals his battle with late-stage prostate cancer on the Today Show. Over the past year the cancer advanced, spreading to his bones and his spine, which led to paralysis of his lower body.
-59 year old actor says he was diagnosed back in September 2018.
-Tyler missed one of his scheduled tests during the pandemic which led to his illness worsening.
-Considered opening up about his diagnosis during the reunion but didn't want to be a downer.