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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to Suzanne Marie (Langford), a Canadian journalist, and John Bennett Perry, an American actor. His ancestry includes English, Irish, German, Swiss-German, and French-Canadian.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, 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 included Fools Rush In (1997), A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988), She's Out of Control (1989) and Parallel Lives (1994). He also co-starred with Chris Farley in the buddy comedy Almost Heroes (1998) and in the romantic comedy, Un de trop (1999), opposite Neve Campbell. Perry resides in Los Angeles. He enjoys playing ice hockey and softball in his spare time.

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Aug 19, 1969 In Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-03-23

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Friends
The Late Late Show with James Corden Unknown 2015-03-23
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Hollywood Game Night Unknown 2013-07-11
Go On Ryan King 22 episodes, 2012-2013 2012-08-08
America's Book of Secrets Unknown 2012-01-15
Mr. Sunshine Ben Donovan 13 episodes, 2011 2011-02-09
Piers Morgan Live Unknown 2011-01-17
Web Therapy Unknown 2011-07-19
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
Cougar Town Unknown 2009-09-23
Childrens Hospital Unknown 2008-12-08
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Matt Albie 22 episodes, 2006-2007 2006-09-18
Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Punk'd Unknown 2003-03-17
Scrubs Unknown 2001-10-02
The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Caroline in the City Unknown 1995-09-21
Friends Chandler Bing 235 episodes, 1994-2004 1994-09-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Dream On Unknown 1990-07-08
Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
Growing Pains Unknown 1985-09-24
Highway to Heaven Unknown 1984-09-19
Who's the Boss? Unknown 1984-09-20
Charles in Charge Unknown 1984-10-03
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11