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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry
Perry at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2010.
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Personal information
Birth nameMatthew Langford Perry
Birth dateAugust 19, 1969(age 47)
Place of birthWilliamstown, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationActor, director, writer, producer
Years active1988 present

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Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and comedian, best 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. Perry also starred in the short-lived series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and has appeared in a number of films, including Fools Rush In (1997), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and 17 Again (2009). In 2010 he expanded his resume to include both video games and voiceover work when he voiced Benny in the role-playing game Fallout: New Vegas.

Most recently, Perry was the co-creator, co-writer, executive producer and star of the short-lived ABC sitcom Mr. Sunshine, which ran from February to March 2011.


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