Shocking News: Matthew Perry’s Sudden Passing at Age 54

On October 28, it was reported that Matthew Perry, known for his roles in “Friends,” “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” and “The Odd Couple,” passed away at the age of 54. Various media outlets confirmed his death.

TMZ stated that the actor, who had faced a long battle with substance abuse, was discovered dead in a jacuzzi at a residence in Pacific Palisades, California, due to a suspected drowning. Notably, no drugs were found at the scene. Deadline reported that first responders found him unconscious at his home but were unable to revive him. The Los Angeles Times noted that there were no signs of foul play.

Access Hollywood and reached out to Perry’s publicist for a statement but had not received an immediate response.

Matthew Perry was famous for his role in the sitcom “Friends,” which aired from 1994 to 2004, alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer. In 2021, all six leads reunited for an HBO special. He also released a memoir titled “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir” in 2022.

Reports: 'Friends' alum Matthew Perry dead at 54

Matthew Perry’s extensive list of credits includes appearances in various shows and films, such as “Boys Will Be Boys,” “Growing Pains,” “Silver Spoons,” “Charles in Charge,” “Sydney,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Home Free,” “Ally McBeal,” “The West Wing,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” “Fools Rush In,” and “Scrubs.”

Upon hearing the news of his passing, many celebrities expressed their condolences. Melissa Rivers, an author and TV personality, wrote, “A high school classmate died today.

So sad. Gone too soon. RIP.” Star Trek icon George Takei added, “What a tragic piece of news to read. My heart goes out to his loved ones and long-time cast mates.” Oscar winner Mira Sorvino posted, “Oh no!!! Matthew Perry!! You sweet, troubled soul!! May you find peace and happiness in Heaven, making everyone laugh with your singular wit!!!”


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