Matthew Perry death LATEST: Stars pay tribute as Friends actor dies aged 54 after ‘drowning in jacuzzi at his LA home’
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Christopher Lloyd cites Matthew Perry’s final tweet in tribute post
Christopher Lloyd, the man known for portraying Doc. Brown in the Back to the Future series, has posted about Matthew Perry’s death and noted the actor’s final tweet.
On Oct. 26, Perry tweeted ‘Perfect movies: 1) Back to the Future, 2) Midnight Run, 3) _________? -I’m Mattman’
That led Lloyd to respond on Oct. 29, after news of Perry’s passing, noting the tweet in his tribute post.
New photos show actor Matthew Perry’s body being taken away from his LA home after his ‘drowning’ on Oct. 28.
The photos show a van at his garage as police investigated his death.
The beloved Friends’ star was found dead in a hot tub and a coroner has yet to rule on his car of death. Police sources say they found prescription pills at the home but no illegal drugs.
Paget Brewster says Matthew Perry has already brought his sense of humor to the next life
Actress Paget Brewster – who played love-interest Kathy on Friends’ posted on social media about Matthew Perry’s passing.
‘He was lovely to me on Friends and every time I saw him in the decades after,’ Brewster said.
The actress even noted that Perry won’t be resting in the next life.
‘Odd Couple’ co-star shares touching thought about Perry hours after his death
Actor Thomas Lennon posted a touching tribute to Matthew Perry, just hours after the actor’s death.
Lennon played Felix Unger opposite Perry’s Oscar Madison in the reboot of the classic sitcom.
The show aired from 2015 to 2017 on CBS.
Matthew Perry, who’s tragically died at his LA home at the age of 54, enjoyed a series of high-profile relationships during his life, including with some of Hollywood’s most famous leading ladies.
At the height of his Friends stardom in the 90s, Perry romanced Julia Roberts, Neve Campbell and Baywatch star Yasmine Bleeth in the space of just two years.
In later years, his longest romances came via a six-year relationship with actress Lizzie Caplan and an engagement to Molly Hurwitz in 2018, which ended in 2020.
Matthew Perry’s neighbors talk about the comedian: He was very nice
Neighbors of late actor Matthew Perry have spoken out about the Friends star following his passing at age 53
‘He was very nice and had redone this house for a couple of years,’ one neighbor said.
In his last interview in November 2022, Matthew Perry was promoting his book Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing and spoke about how ‘people can change’ if they’re able to overcome addiction.
‘I want people to understand that they’re not alone that there are other people feeling exactly the way they’re feeling.’
‘That their behaviour is not insane, that they have a disease and it’s not their fault. There’s a very famous line that people don’t change. I happen to know that people do change.’
An official joint statement from Friends and Warner Bros TV paid tribute to Matthew Perry on Saturday in the wake of the sad news.
The accounts wrote: ‘We are devastated to learn of Perry’s passing. He was a true gift to us all.’
Actress Viola Davis pays tribute to Matthew Perry, saying: ‘Your heart reigned supreme’
Responders were sent for an unexplained ‘water emergency’ at his Los Angeles home following a 911 call at 4.07pm Saturday.
Medics attempted a ‘water rescue’ but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was declared dead at the scene in an apparent drowning, without being taken to hospital.
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Matthew perry was spotted out to dinner with a friend last Saturday, October 21, in what appears to be the last public outing of the actor captured on camera.
Perry and his male friend had just stopped by to eat at the Apple Pan on W Pico Blvd, which is famous for its hamburgers and pies since its founding in 1947.
Perry and Trudeau had attended school together as youngsters, with Perry previously admitting on the Jimmy Kimmel Show that he beat him up.
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Actress Mira Sorvino pays tribute to ‘sweet, troubled soul’ Matthew Perry
Mira Sorvino, who starred alongside Perry in 1994 film Parallel Lives, shared a tribute to the actor on X.
Matthew Perry’s 82-year-old actor father John Bennett Perry was joined by the Friends star’s mom, Suzanne, and stepdad Keith Morrison who appeared to be in shock as they pulled up to the home.
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Network that aired Friends says Perry ‘brought so much joy to hundreds of millions of people’
The network that aired Friends, NBC Entertainment, has expressed its sadness a hearing the news of Matthew Perry’s passing.
We are incredibly saddened by the too soon passing of Matthew Perry. He brought so much joy to hundreds of millions of people around the world with his pitch perfect comedic timing and dry wit. His legacy will live on through countless generations.
Olivia Munn joins host of stars paying tribute to Matthew Perry, saying his death is ‘nothing short of heartbreaking’
Olivia Munn, 43, has joined the host of stars paying tribute to Perry.
The X-Men: Apocalypse actress shared an image of the late actor to her Instagram Story with a red broken heart emoji, and the words: ‘Oh no.’
She wrote in a second post:
He struggled so much with addiction and was brave enough to be open and honest about it. I’m so sorry to his family and friends who are getting this news today. Nothing short of heartbreaking. Rest in love, Matthew Perry
‘We have all lost a friend’: London Underground’s All On The Board posts touching tribute to Matthew Perry as Brits wake up to news of his death
‘I’m broken’: Actress Selma Blair, a close friend of Matthew Perry, shares tribute post saying she ‘unconditionally’ loved her ‘oldest boy friend’
Selma Blair has shared a tribute to her ‘oldest boy friend’ Matthew Perry.
She told her followers that she ‘loved him unconditionally’ and was ‘broken’ over his passing.
She shared a selfie of the pair which showed her leaning her head on his shoulder as they both smiled at the camera.
The Cruel Intentions actress, 51, wrote on Instagram: ‘Sweet dreams Matty. Sweet dreams.’
Actress who plays Chandler Bing’s mother shares heartbreak at Matthew Perry’s ‘untimely death’
Friends star Maggie Wheeler, who played Matthew Perry’s on-screen girlfriend, leads tributes
Friends actress Maggie Wheeler, who played Chandler’s girlfriend Janice in the early seasons of the sitcom, has led tributes to her co-star.
‘What a loss. The world will miss you Matthew Perry,’ she wrote on Instagram, alongside a picture of their characters in Friends.
‘The joy you brought to so many in your too short lifetime will live on. I feel so very blessed by every creative moment we shared.’
The actor, who shot to fame as the sarcastic Chandler Bing in the seminal 90s sitcom, was found dead at his house in Los Angeles on Saturday after emergency crews were called at around 4pm local time.
He had reportedly played a two-hour game of Pickleball – a sport similar to tennis but played on a smaller court – earlier in the day, before sending his assistant out on an errand. When they returned, Perry was said to be found unresponsive in his hot tub.
Friends, which followed the lives of six friends in their 20s living in New York, was a smash hit across the globe when it aired between 1994 and 2004, and re-runs still remain hugely popular years later.
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