Stan Kirsch, who appeared in Friends and TV series Highlander, has been found dead at his Los Angeles home.
The actor’s wife, Kristyn Green, shared a post from his studio’s Facebook page saying the 51-year-old died on 11 January.
She is believed to have found him in their bathroom and he was pronounced dead at the scene, local police told TMZ.
The Los Angeles medical examiner ruled Kirsch died by hanging.
Kirsch appeared in several TV shows and was also a producer and renowned acting coach.
In the first season of Friends, in 1995, he played Monica’s boyfriend Ethan, who she later discovers is a high school student lying about his age.