Gunther Was A Real Barista
James Michael Tyler, who famously portrayed Gunther in "Friends," was originally a Barista who used to work at the Bourgeois Pig coffee shop in Hollywood. He continued working at that coffee shop for the first four seasons of "Friends." He then quit the coffee-making job to explore more opportunities in the entertainment industry. Tyler didn't get the break he hoped for and had to settle for a couple of roles in few low-budget movies and occasional TV appearances.
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