The Life of Matthew Perry

By shanard
  • Born in Williamstown, MA

    Born in Williamstown, MA
    Matthew Langford Perry was born to actor John Perry and Canadian journalist Suzanne Morrison and was raised in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Junior Tennis Circuit

    Junior Tennis Circuit
    Growing up in Canada Matthew started playing tennis at age 4. Perry was in the Junior Tennis Circuit and was ranked #2 in Ottawa at age 13. He still likes tennis and is regularly at the U.S. Open.
  • Moves to Los Angeles

    Moves to Los Angeles
    Matthew's parents divorced before his first birthday and moved from Ottawa to Los Angeles to live with his dad at age 15 and became interested in acting.
  • A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon

    A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
    In the late 80s Matthew worked steadily in television and got his first big break with a small role in the film A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon.
  • Cast of Friends

    Cast of Friends
    The television show Friends first aired with Matthew Perry playing a main character Chandler Bing.
  • Fools Rush In

    Fools Rush In
    Matthew plays Alex in this film about a passionate night that leads him to propose marriage when he doesn't see the girl again for 3 months and learns she is pregnant.
  • Three To Tango

    Three To Tango
    Perry is asked to keep tabs on a rich business man's wife because he thinks he is gay. He is not however, and falls for the wife.
  • The Whole Nine Yards

    The Whole Nine Yards
    Matthew plays Dr. Ozeransky in this film about a contract killer he becomes friends with after he moves in next door.
  • Rehab

    At age 32 Perry enters a rehabilitation clinic for alcohol and drug addiction vicodin, methadone and speed. He has had acute pancreas issues from his problems.
  • The Whole Ten Yards

    The Whole Ten Yards
    Matthew returns in this film, the sequel to The Whole Nine Yards