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James Michael Tyler was born in Winona, Mississippi on May 28. The youngest of five children, he was raised by a retired Air Force captain and a homemaker. At age 11, his parents died and he moved to Anderson, South Carolina to live with his sister. Tyler enrolled at Clemson University as a geology major and earned a bachelor of arts degree. He ... See full bio »

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Known For

Friends Gunther
(1994-2004)
Motel Blue Oscar Bevins
(1997)
(1998)

Filmography

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 2013 Modern Music (TV Series)
Chad Levitz
- Music Biz Dealios Part 2 (2013) ... Chad Levitz
- Queen of Shock Pop (2013) ... Chad Levitz
- Blu Jam at Buckies (2013) ... Chad Levitz
- Music Biz Dealios (2013) ... Chad Levitz
- Pilot (2013) ... Chad Levitz
 2012 Episodes (TV Series)
James Michael Tyler
- Episode Six (2012) ... James Michael Tyler
 2010 Keeping Up with the Downs (TV Movie)
Chase
 2009 Jason's Big Problem
Blane
 2008/I Live with It (Short)
Andrew
 2006 Nobody's Watching (TV Movie)
James Michael Tyler
 2005 Friends: The One with All the Trivia (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series)
Therapist
- My Faith in Humanity (2005) ... Therapist
 1994-2004 Friends (TV Series)
Gunther
- The Last One: Part 2 (2004) ... Gunther (credit only)
- The Last One: Part 1 (2004) ... Gunther
- The One with Princess Consuela (2004) ... Gunther
- The One with Phoebe's Wedding (2004) ... Gunther
- The One Where Chandler Gets Caught (2004) ... Gunther (uncredited)
 2001 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Ethan
- My Best Shot (2001) ... Ethan
 2000 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Doctor
- Donnie Returns (2000) ... Doctor
 1999 Foreign Correspondents
Randy
 1998 The Disturbance at Dinner
Wilson Pomade
 1997 Motel Blue
Oscar Bevins
 1992 The Roommate (Short)
Bar Patron
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Ended up with the role of Gunther on Friends (1994) because he worked at a coffee shop as a barista and was asked if he would be interested in being an extra on the show working behind the counter. He was the only one who knew how to properly work the cappuccino machine. See more »

Trademark:

His bleach-blonde hair See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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