Mathew Perry Height, Age, Death, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 52 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario


Full NameMatthew Langford Perry
Nickname(s) Matty, Matt, Perry
Profession(s)Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
Famous RoleTV - Chandler Bing - FRIENDS
Film - The Ron Clark Story (2006)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6'0"
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 82 kg
in Pounds- 181 lbs
Eye ColourBlue
Hair Colour Light Brown
Personal Life
Date of Birth August 19, 1969
BirthplaceWilliamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Date of Death October 28, 2023
Place of Death Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, the United States
Age (at the time of death)54 Years
Death CauseFound drowned

Note: Matthew Perry was found dead in a hot tub at his home. While some sources indicate that cardiac arrest may have been the cause of his death, the official cause of death is currently listed as "deferred." [1]The New York Times
Zodiac sign Leo
HometownOttawa, Ontario
SchoolThe Buckley School
Rockcliffe Park Public School
College Ashbury College
Film - A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
TV - Arthur in 240-Robert (1979)

FamilyFather- John Bennett Perry (American actor and former model), Keith Morrison (stepfather, Journalist).
Mother- Suzanne Perry (Canadian journalist and former press secretary to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau)
Sisters- Caitlin Morrison (Half Sister), Marie Perry (Half Sister), Emily Morrison (Half Sister), Madeleine Morrison (Half Sister)
Brother-Willy Morrison (Half Brother)
EthnicityGerman, French-Canadian, Swiss-German, Irish and English
Fan Mail AddressMatthew Perry
Doug Chapin Management
1100 Alta Loma Rd
Suite 605
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Hobbies Tennis
TV Show Lost
MovieGround Hog Day
BeverageSugar free RedBull
Song“Don’t Give Up” by Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush.
Baseball TeamToronto Blue Jays
Major Controversies Mathew Perry has been addicted to few drugs which can be categorized as "Opiod" which can be painkillers like Vicodin and give a morphine like effect.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status (at the time of death) Single
Affairs/Girlfriends• Julia Roberts (1995–96)
Julia Roberts and Mathew
• Yasmine Bleeth (1996-97)

• Neve Campbell (1998)
Neve Campbell and Perry
• Maeve Quinlan (2002-03)
Maeve Quinlan
• Renee Zellwegger (2002)

• Lauren Graham (2003)

• Heather Graham (2003)
Heather Graham and Mathew Perry
• Raechel Dunn (2003-04)

• Lizzy Caplan (2006-12)
Lizzy Caplan and Perry
FiancéeMolly Hurwitz (literary manager)
Matthew Perry with Molly Hurwitz

Note: In June 2021, Matthew Perry parted ways with his fiancee Molly Hurwitz. [2]People
Engagement DateNovember 2020
Wife/Spouse N/A
Money Factor
Net Worth$80 million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Mathew Perry

  • Did Mathew Perry Smoke ? Yes
  • Did Mathew Perrry Drink ? Yes
  • Perry became a top-ranked junior tennis player.
  • He pursued comedy at the LA Connection while pursuing his high school.
  • Mathew secured his role in FRIENDS when it wasn’t even called FRIENDS but Six in One.
  • He got an Emmy nomination for his role Chandler Bing in FRIENDS for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2002.
  • Other than his work on television, Perry also appeared in the movies for various roles. He was a part of the movies  Fools Rush In,  Almost Heroes, Three to Tango, The Whole Nine Yards and its sequel The Whole Ten Yards and Serving Sara.
  • Comedy was his Forte and he mastered the art so well that he brilliantly acted in a drama The West Wing for his role Joe Quinchy. He appeared thrice in total in seasons four and five, which earned him two Emmy nominations.
  • In the movie The Ron Clark Story, Mathew played a small-town teacher who is transferred to the toughest class of the nation. He won a Golden Globe and Emmy nomination for his performance.
  • Since February 2015, Perry played a character, was a co-writer and an executive producer for the sitcom The Odd Couple. 
  • Mathew Perry was addicted to Vicodin (Hydrocodone/paracetamol). He went through a 28-day rehabilitation program in 1997.
  • His physical health deteriorated over the next few years. He had pancreatitis, his weight fell to 66 kgs (145 pounds) and he caught the addiction again, and this time not only for Vicodin but methadone and amphetamines and alcohol.
  • Perry went to Capitol Hill in 2011 as a spokesperson for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals to lobby members of Congress to support funding for drug courts.
  • In 2013, Mathew Perry fought his addiction and received a Champion of Recovery award from the White House  Office of National Drug Control Policy for opening Perry House (A sober living house in his previous mansion in Malibu, California).
  • He wanted to enroll at the University of Southern California but did not because he was offered the role of Chazz Russell in Seconds Chance.
  • Initially he was not considered for an audition for FRIENDS because of his previous commitment to LAX 2194.
  • He was the only person who sat with the writers of the FRIENDS. His wit was so profound that directors often accepted his remarks and suggestions.
  • His character was molded with the characteristic of being awkward around women because he actually was.
  • He sent his cover photo of the magazine People to his teacher Dr.Web, who said “he’ll never amount up to anything if he keeps joking around!”.
  • The tip of his right middle finger was missing because his grandfather accidentally closed the car’s door on it.
  • He hosted and supported the Lili Claire foundation.
  • Mathew’s father John B. Perry played Rachel’s boyfriend Joshua in the episode “The One With Rachel’s New Address” in FRIENDS.
  • He was listed in the “Top 30 of Forbes Top 100 Celebrity rich list”.
  • Of all the characters of FRIENDS, he was the youngest.
  • In both of his movies  The Whole Nine Yards and Three to Tango, he is asked -“Are you always this nervous?” and both times he says “Yes”.