Matthew Perry

Born Aug 19, 1969

Matthew Langford Perry is a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as Chandler Bing on the popular, long-running NBC television sitcom Friends. He also received acclaim for his portrayal of Ron Clark in the television movie The Ron Clark Story, accompanied by another Emmy nomination as well as a Golden Globe nomination.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Matthew Perry.


1969 Birth Born on August 19, 1969.


1988 18 Years Old After the show's single season, Perry stayed in Los Angeles and made his screen debut in the 1988 film A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon.
1989 19 Years Old He went to a 1989 guest appearance on the series Growing Pains, in which he portrayed Carol's boyfriend who dies from injuries sustained in a drunk-driving accident.


1990 20 Years Old In the midst of his many continuing guest roles on TV, Perry was cast as a regular on the 1990 CBS sitcom Sydney, playing the younger brother of Valerie Bertinelli's title character.
1991 21 Years Old In 1991, he made a guest appearance on Beverly Hills, 90210 as Roger Azarian.
1993 23 Years Old Perry landed his next TV starring role on the ABC sitcom Home Free, which aired only 11 episodes in the spring of 1993. … Read More
1995 25 Years Old Perry dated actress Julia Roberts from 1995–96, Lauren Graham from 2002-03, and Lizzy Caplan from 2006 to 2012. … Read More


2002 32 Years Old The program was hugely successful and Perry, along with his co-stars, gained wide renown among television viewers. The program also earned him Emmy nominations in 2002 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series along with Matt LeBlanc, but he lost to Ray Romano. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old His three appearances in that series (twice in the fourth season and once in the fifth) earned him two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2003 and 2004. … Read More
He starred in the TNT movie, The Ron Clark Story which premiered August 13, 2006. … Read More
2008 38 Years Old In 2008, Perry starred in the offbeat film Birds of America as Morrie Tanager, an uptight man who has to deal with his siblings. … Read More


2012 42 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 1, 2012, it was reported that Perry had signed on to star on the NBC comedy pilot Go On, written and produced by former Friends writer/producer Scott Silveri. … Read More
2013 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, he reprised his role in the fourth season.
2014 44 Years Old In 2014, Perry made his British TV debut in the one-off comedy program The Dog Thrower, which aired on May 1 as part of Sky Arts' Playhouse Presents. … Read More
2015 45 Years Old Perry co-created and stars in the 2015 CBS sitcom The Odd Couple portraying Oscar Madison. … Read More
2016 46 Years Old Perry is scheduled to play the lead role in a new production of his play The End of Longing, which premiered on February 11, 2016 at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
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