Friends star Matthew Perry has passed away at the age of 54. The cause of death is suspected to be drowning.
Today is a sad day in Hollywood as beloved actor Matthew Perry has tragically passed away at the age of 54. Perry’s representative has confirmed this heartbreaking news to NBC.
Perry was reported to have been found in a hot tub. The cause of death is currently suspected to be drowning.
Perry was remembered on Friends’ official Instagram account.
– We are shocked to hear about the death of Matthew Perry. He was a true gift to all of us. Our hearts go out to his family, loved ones, and all his fans, says Friends’ official Instagram account.
Friends made Perry a star
Matthew Perry rose to the public’s awareness for his role as Chandler Bing in the popular TV series Friends, which began in 1994 and continued for ten successful seasons. Chandler’s humor and sarcasm made him one of the show’s most iconic characters, and Perry’s ability to bring the character to life was unparalleled. Friends brought Perry massive popularity, making him one of the most recognized actors of the 90s.
Although Friends was his most well-known role, Perry did not limit himself to it. He continued a successful acting career in television and film, appearing in series such as Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and The Odd Couple, as well as movies like The Whole Nine Yards and 17 Again.
Throughout his life, Matthew Perry openly battled substance abuse problems and underwent several rehabilitation periods. He was also known for his support of organizations helping those with substance abuse issues.
Matthew Perry is remembered not only for his brilliant acting talent but also for his honesty and openness about his substance abuse issues.
He leaves behind many memorable moments on television and in movies, as well as a missed friend and colleague. Matthew Perry has passed away, but his achievements will live on.