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Matthew Perry

Birth Name: 
Matthew Langford Perry
Birthday: 
Tuesday, August 19, 1969
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Birth Place: 
Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 
5' 11"

Born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Matthew Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada. However, after moving to Los Angeles at the age of 15 to live with his father (actor John Bennett Perry), he became more interested in acting. In addition to performing in several high school stage productions, he remained an avid tennis player. Perry ranked 17th nationally in the junior singles category and third in the doubles category. Upon graduating from high school, Perry intended to enroll at the University of Southern California. However, when he was offered a leading role on the television series, "Second Chance" (1987), he seized the opportunity to begin his acting career.

Perry appeared in the hit comedy film The Whole Nine Yards (2000), as the neighbor of a hit man played by Bruce Willis. His other feature film credits include _Fools Rush In (1997)_, A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988), She's Out of Control (1989) and Parallel Lives (1994) (TV). He also co-starred with Chris Farley in the buddy comedy Almost Heroes (1998) and in the romantic comedy, Three to Tango (1999), opposite Neve Campbell. Perry currently resides in Los Angeles. He enjoys playing ice hockey and softball in his spare time. (IMDb)

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'Friends' Reunion: Courteney Cox Heads to Matthew Perry's 'Go On'

Monica and Chandler are reuniting … sort of.... Read more
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'Friends' Reunion: Matthew Perry to Star in NBC Comedy Pilot From Writer Scott Silveri

NBC is staging a Friends reunion, with Matthew Perry tapped to star in a comedy pilot being written by former Friends scribe Scott Silveri. The former Friend will star in NBC's comedy pilot Go On, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.... Read more
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17 Again

When Mike O’Donnell was young he had everything going for him; basketball star, dating the most beautiful girl in school, a chance at landing  a scholarship for college.... Read more
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Complete Series

Like Sorkin’s SPORTS NIGHT, Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip suffered from one intolerable thing; a lack of audience.  Despite a promising premise, deadpan writing and excellent acting, the show just didn’t have a wide enough appeal to draw people in.  Very much a re-has of Sorkin’s own Sports Night... Read more
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The Whole Ten Yards

Life has settled down for Oz (Matthew Perry) since Jimmy “The Tulip” (Bruce Willis) was determined “dead”.  This movie is a hilarious follow up to The Whole Nine Yards. Matthew Perry does his typical “Chandler” type acting which if you are sick of you won’t like this movie.... Read more
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Mr. Sunshine PREVIEW (ABC Fall 2010)

Mr. Sunshine PREVIEW (ABC Fall 2010)

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