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James Michael Tyler

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Birthday
28, 1962
Birthplace
Mississippi
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
Mississippi

About

Best known for his role as the coffee shop worker Gunther on the hit NBC sitcom Friends.

Before Fame

He graduated with a degree in Geology from Clemson University and became a production assistant on the film Fat Man and Little Boy.

Trivia

He was originally an extra on Friends but was cast as Gunther because he was the only one who knew how to operate an espresso machine.

Family Life

He was the youngest of six children born to his parents, a retired U.S. Air Force captain and a homemaker.

Associated With

He became famous for playing the coffee shop worker with a crush on Rachel Green, a.k.a. Jennifer Aniston, on Friends.