Matthew Perry
Name: Matthew Perry
Nick Name: Matty, Matt, Perry
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 183 cm (6' 1'')
Birth Day: August 19, 1969
Age: 51
Birth Place: Williamstown, United States
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry was born on August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, United States (51 years old). Matthew Perry is an Actor, zodiac sign: Leo. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $120 Million. With the net worth of $120 Million, Matthew Perry is the #2118 richest person on earth all the time in our database.

Trivia

In 2006, he received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for his leading role in the TV movie The Ron Clark Story. He played the grown up version of Zac Efron's character in the 2009 film 17 Again.

Net Worth 2020

$120 Million
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Physique

Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
183 cm (6' 1'') 82 kg Light Brown Blue N/A N/A

Before Fame

He was a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada as a teenager.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1969

Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, on August 19, 1969. His mother, Suzanne Marie Morrison (née Langford), is a Canadian journalist and former press secretary to former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. His father, John Bennett Perry (born 1941), is an American actor and former model. His parents divorced before his first birthday and his mother subsequently married broadcast journalist Keith Morrison. He was raised by his mother in Ottawa, Ontario, and was enrolled at Ashbury College. While growing up, he took a keen interest in lawn tennis and became a top-ranked junior player.

1987

When he was 15, Perry moved from Ottawa to Los Angeles to pursue acting and attended The Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, graduating in 1987. He pursued improv comedy at the LA Connection in Sherman Oaks while still in high school.

1988

He went on to play Chazz Russell in the TV series Second Chance. After 13 episodes, Second Chance became Boys Will Be Boys, with the plots refocused on the adventures of Chazz and his teenage friends. After the show's single season, Perry stayed in Los Angeles and made his screen debut in the 1988 film A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon. In 1989 Perry had a three-episode arc on the series Growing Pains, in which he portrayed Carol Seaver's boyfriend, who dies from injuries sustained in a drunk-driving accident.

1990

In the midst of his many continuing guest roles on TV, Perry was cast as a regular on the 1990 CBS sitcom Sydney, playing the younger brother of Valerie Bertinelli's title character. In 1991, he made a guest appearance on Beverly Hills, 90210 as Roger Azarian. Perry landed his next TV starring role on the ABC sitcom Home Free, which aired only 11 episodes in the spring of 1993, followed by a sitcom pilot titled LAX 2194.

1995

Perry dated Yasmine Bleeth in 1995, Julia Roberts from 1995 to 1996 and Lizzy Caplan from 2006 to 2012.

1997

Perry completed a 28-day program in 1997 for a Vicodin addiction. His weight fluctuated drastically over the next few years and once dropped down to 145 pounds (66 kg). He lost 20 pounds (9.1 kg) in 2000 due to pancreatitis. He again entered rehab in February 2001 for addiction to Vicodin, methadone, amphetamines, and alcohol. He was filming Serving Sara in Texas when he suffered severe stomach pains, and flew to Los Angeles to check into Marina del Rey's Daniel Freeman Hospital. Perry's publicist, Lisa Kasteler, confirmed his rehab stay. Perry later revealed that due to his addiction issues he doesn't remember three years of his time on Friends, "somewhere between seasons three and six.

2002

Friends was hugely successful, and Perry, along with his co-stars, gained wide recognition among television viewers. The program earned him an Emmy nomination in 2002 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, along with Matt LeBlanc, but the two lost to Ray Romano. Perry appeared in films such as Fools Rush In (alongside father John Bennett Perry and Salma Hayek), Almost Heroes, Three to Tango, The Whole Nine Yards (alongside Bruce Willis) and its sequel The Whole Ten Yards, and Serving Sara.

2003

While known primarily for his comic roles, Perry has carved out a career in drama as well, particularly in his portrayal of Associate White House Counsel Joe Quincy in Aaron Sorkin's The West Wing. His three appearances in that series (twice in the fourth season and once in the fifth) earned him two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2003 and 2004. Perry is referred to in the show prior to his guest appearance - Donna Moss seeks him out (off screen) in the episode "20 Hours in LA." He also appeared as attorney Todd Merrick in two episodes near the end of Ally McBeal's five-season run, including a 2-hour special intended to revive the legal comedy-drama.

2006

In 2006, he began filming Numb, a film based on a man suffering from depersonalization disorder. The film's tentative release date was pushed back several times, but was finally released to DVD on May 13, 2008. He also appeared in David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago in London. In 2009, he starred in the film 17 Again playing the older Mike O'Donnell.

2008

In 2008, Perry starred in the offbeat film Birds of America as Morrie Tanager, an uptight man who has to deal with his siblings. Showtime passed on a pilot called The End of Steve, a dark comedy starring, written and produced by Perry and Peter Tolan.

2009

Perry is a fan of the Fallout video game series. On a 2009 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, he gifted DeGeneres a copy of Fallout 3. This prompted game studio Bethesda to cast him in the next installment of the series, Fallout: New Vegas.

2011

In 2011, as a celebrity spokesperson for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Perry went to Capitol Hill to lobby members of Congress in support of funding for drug courts.

2012

On March 1, 2012, it was reported that Perry had signed on to star on the NBC comedy pilot Go On, written and produced by former Friends writer/producer Scott Silveri. The project was picked up to series in May 2012. Perry portrayed Ryan King, a sportscaster who tries to move on after the death of his wife through the help of mandatory therapy sessions. The pilot aired on August 8, 2012 as a "sneak preview" after the 2012 Summer Olympics. The series premiered on September 11, 2012. On October 2, 2012, NBC ordered a full season of 22 episodes. NBC canceled Go On in May 2013, shortly after the conclusion of its first season.

In 2012, Perry guest-starred on the CBS drama The Good Wife, as attorney Mike Kresteva. In 2013, he reprised his role in the fourth season.

2013

Perry received a Champion of Recovery award in May 2013 from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy for opening Perry House, a sober living home situated in his former mansion in Malibu, California.

2014

In 2014, Perry made his British TV debut in the one-off comedy program The Dog Thrower, which aired on May 1 as part of Sky Arts' Playhouse Presents. Perry portrayed "a charismatic man" who enchanted onlookers by throwing his dog in the air. From 2015 to 2017, Perry starred in, co-wrote, and served as executive producer of a revival of the sitcom The Odd Couple on CBS. Perry played Oscar Madison opposite Thomas Lennon as Felix Unger.

2016

Perry played the lead role in a new production of his play The End of Longing, which premiered on February 11, 2016, at the Playhouse Theatre in London. The play transferred Off-Broadway to MCC Theater, which opened on June 5, 2017, with Jennifer Morrison.

2017

In March 2017 Perry again reprised his role as attorney Mike Kresteva, in The Good Fight, a sequel show to the CBS drama The Good Wife.

Later in 2017, he starred as Ted Kennedy in the mini-series The Kennedys: After Camelot.

2018

In 2018, Business Insider reported Perry's net worth to be around $80 million.

In August 2018, it was reported that Perry had abdominal surgery to repair a gastrointestinal perforation. On September 15, 2018, he revealed in a tweet that he had spent 3 months recovering in the hospital, suggesting the surgery took place in June 2018.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Matthew Perry is 52 years, 0 months and 29 days old. Matthew Perry will celebrate 53rd birthday on a Friday 19th of August 2022.

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Facts

  1. When he was a kid, Matthew Perry was a tennis player. Matthew Perry was one of the best junior players who took part in competitions.
  2. Matthew Perry has started the so-called ‘Perry House’ in one of his houses in Malibu. It is a so-called ‘Sober house’ which is created for the recovery of drug and alcohol addicts.
  3. What is the latest award that Matthew has got?
    It is the award that was received by him in 2013. It was ‘Huading awards’.
  4. Has Matthew ever done any voicing?
    Matthew Perry did the voicing for a videogame that was released in 2010. The game is titled ‘Fallout: New Vegas’. Matthew Perry voiced the part of Benny.
  5. What is the most important role in the life of Matthew?
    It is his role of Chandler Bing in the series ‘Friends’. Matthew Perry's character is a talented person who has a lot of psychological complexes because of his parents’ divorce. Matthew Perry's friends help him to overcome the complexes one by one and one of the friends later becomes his wife.

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