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Inside Matthew Perry's Tragic Real Life Story

Matthew Perry was once one of television's most beloved actors. For ten years, from 1994 to 2004, he played the unforgettably sarcastic Chandler Bing on the hit NBC sitcom Friends, a role that snagged him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2002. He later followed up on his small screen success with the shows Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Mr. Sunshine, and Go On — not to mention films like The Whole Nine Yards and Serving Sara. But while Perry's pockets were like

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    Inside Matthew Perry's Tragic Real Life Story

    Inside Matthew Perry's Tragic Real Life Story

    Matthew Perry was once one of television's most beloved actors. For ten years, from 1994 to 2004, he played the unforgettably sarcastic Chandler Bing on the hit NBC sitcom Friends, a role that snagged him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 2002. He later followed up on his small screen success with the shows Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Mr. Sunshine, and Go On — not to mention films like The Whole Nine Yards and Serving Sara. But while Perry's pockets were likely lined with lots of cash, his private life was secretly falling apart.

    Why Hollywood Won't Cast Matthew Perry Anymore

    Why Hollywood Won't Cast Matthew Perry Anymore

    Young working actor Matthew Perry scored in 1994 when he was cast in a little sitcom called Friends. Perry became a household name when the show about six New York City pals living, loving, and raising ducks became an instant smash hit. Perry was arguably the most charming one of them all, thanks to his portrayal of Chandler Bing, a relentlessly wisecracking, emotionally stunted office drone who deeply loved his best friend Joey (Matt Le Blanc) and his wife Monica (Courteney Cox). In other words, a lot of viewers saw themselves — or someone they knew — in Chandler.

    The Truth About Matthew Perry And Molly Hurwitz's Relationship

    The Truth About Matthew Perry And Molly Hurwitz's Relationship

    Matthew Perry may have co-starred on Friends, aka one of the most popular TV shows ever, but that success hasn't necessarily translated to a life full of sunshine and roses. Along with facing his fair share of tragedies throughout the years and dealing with the fact that Hollywood is reluctant to cast him these days (he doesn't get many job offers any more), the star hasn't had the most successful love life. However, his luck seemingly changed when he met talent manager Molly Hurwitz, who is 20 years his junior, according to Us Weekly.

    Why Matthew Perry Doesn't Get Many TV Offers Anymore

    Why Matthew Perry Doesn't Get Many TV Offers Anymore

    People everywhere fell in love with Matthew Perry's sense of humor and comedic timing when he landed the role of Chandler Bing in Friends. Since then, he's acted in movies, more TV shows and debuted his own play — but we just don't see as much of him as we used to. So why don't we see much of Perry on TV anymore? We have a few theories.

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