The actor, who has publicly admitted that he suffered from several episodes of drug and alcohol addiction throughout his life, became famous by playing the character Chandler Bing in the series. friendswhich ran for 10 seasons, between 1994 and 2004. It was this history of abuse and dependence that he mentioned in the book. Friends, lovers, and the big, terrible thingreleased in 2022.
Perry has been nominated for an Emmy Award, a North American Television Awards, once for his role in friends, the comedy series that brought him fame alongside Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, and Matt LeBlanc. The series consists of more than 200 episodes in 10 seasons. It achieved global success, prompting HBO to produce a special episode in 2021, 17 years after the series ended.
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Series friends It was produced by Warner Bros., the same studios that in the early hours of the morning posted a condolence message: Matthew Perry was a gifted actor “a comedic genius recognized throughout the world whose legacy will live on in the hearts of the world.” Too much.” The same statement also said: “This is a very sad day.”
It can be read on the official networks of the American channel NBC, which broadcasts the ten seasons of the series: “He brought a lot of joy to hundreds of millions of people around the world with his perfect comedic timing and his smart and sarcastic style.” Humor. His legacy will live on for countless generations.”
a The official X account (formerly Twitter) for the same series posted a message: “We are devastated to hear of Matthew Perry’s passing. He was a blessing in our lives. Our hearts go out to his family, those closest to him and all his fans.”
We were shocked to learn of Matthew Perry’s passing. He has been a true gift to all of us. Our thoughts are with his family, loved ones and all his fans. pic.twitter.com/Xv6HkpSEBl
– Friends (@FriendsTV) October 29, 2023
In addition to friendsThe Emmy nomination was repeated twice more, for his portrayal of the role of the White House advisor in the series The president’s men. The actor also had several prominent roles in cinema, where he starred with Salma Hayek in the romantic comedy Only fools fall in loveand police comedy The whole nine yardsalong with Bruce Willis.
Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1969. His mother was a Canadian journalist. Father is an American actor and model. After his parents divorced, Perry lived with his mother in Canada (the actor had dual citizenship). After adolescence, he moved to Los Angeles, where his father lived, and there he began working in television and film.
It was after early auditions, such as the one in 1979 (Perry was still a child) that landed him a role in the cast of an episode of a detective series. 240-Robert. Second chance, Sydney And participating in more famous productions such as Growing pains or Beverly Hills 90210It was his first prominent work, before his success friendswhich began in 1994.
Although television and film were his favorite theaters, in 2017 he made his stage debut as an author and actor with the play The end of longing.
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