Matthew Perry, who played Chandler in ‘Friends’, dies Lifestyle – 2 hours ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Actor and comedian from the United States (US), Matthew Perry, reportedly died as a result of drowning in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Saturday (28/10/2023) local time.

Launching from NBCNews, a representative said that 54-year-old Perry died as a result of drowning in his home. Law enforcement sources said a 911 call came in at 4:07 p.m. local time for a water rescue.

“There is no indication of a crime and no cause of death has been confirmed. The investigation is still ongoing,” said the source, quoted on Sunday (29/10/2023).


Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said officers responded to a home in Pacific Palisades based on a 911 call at 4:07 p.m. regarding a “water emergency” of unknown nature.

According to Humphrey, no one was taken to the hospital and Los Angeles police from the West LA Division were at the scene.

Until now, there are no further details regarding the death of the figure who was born on August 19 1969.

Perry is a figure known as the main character in the Generation X sitcom series from NBC in the 90s, Friends. Meanwhile, he joined the cast of this sitcom series at the age of 24.

In the series Friends, Perry plays Chandler Bing, a statistical analyst who often uses sarcasm and humorous sentences.

This show became phenomenal in the world of television and lasted for 10 seasons, namely from 1994 to 2004.

Apart from that, the comedian who grew up in Ottawa, Canada has also appeared in several other hits, including Boys Will Be Boys; Growing Pains; Beverly Hills, 90210; The West Wing; and Scrubs.

Apart from the world of serials, Perry also has a brilliant career as a tennis player in Canadian junior competitions. However, he left tennis to pursue acting when he moved to Los Angeles at the age of 15.

For your information, last year Perry went on a press tour for the launch of his memoir, “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir” which revealed his struggle with addiction, including an experience when his colon ruptured due to opioid use in 2019.

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