The iconic and hilarious Matthew Perry, best known for his starring role as Chandler in the hit sitcom Friends, has passed away at age 54.
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The cause of Matthew’s death is presently inconclusive, though police officers were called to his Los Angeles home for a water rescue on Saturday, October 28, 2023.
He appeared in far more than just Friends during his bright and bold acting career. Matthew was in Growing Pains, 17 Again, and even appeared on the well-known political drama, The West Wing.
However, Matthew’s role in Friends won the hearts of millions of viewers during and after its time on air. The sitcom is still one of the best-known programs in the world, and his role as the sarcastic and brash Chandler Bing is relatable and comedic to many.
His sudden death has triggered a massive response from the public. Cast mates of Chandler, as well as hundreds of thousands of fans, have taken to social media to share their condolences.
Good Morning America shared a condolence post yesterday, ushering in hundreds of comments of sadness.
“I’m so sad to hear of this. He was my favorite character on Friends. Loved him. So sad,” said one commenter.
“Oh no! My condolences to his family & fans & friends. Can’t believe this! So much talent and such a great actor,” shared another fan.
The loss of Matthew Perry is a shock to many around the world. The brilliant and powerful work of this performer has impacted friends and fans alike.
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