Matthew Perry Passes Away, Friends Star Was 54

The television world is in mourning as iconic Friends actor Matthew Perry has passed away at the age of 54.

TMZ is reporting that Matthew Perry’s cause of death is due to an apparent drowning. Law enforcement sources told the outlet that Perry was found at a home where first responders rushed over after a call for cardiac arrest. No foul play is suspected, nor were there any drugs found at the scene.

Perry famously played Chandler Bing on Friends, which ran for 234 episodes over 10 seasons. He also appeared in other television hits such as Beverly Hills, 90210, Ally McBeal, Growing Pains, Scrubs, The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Growing Pains, and more. The actor also appeared in several comedy movies, such as The Whole Nine Yards, Fools Rush In, and others. He hadn’t acted since 2017, although he recently appeared on the Friends reunion.

Perry has been open about his issues with substance abuse, primarily with painkillers and alcohol, having been in rehab several times. The actor recently put out a book in which he was open about his struggles and delivered behind-the-scenes stories.

ComingSoon sends condolences to Perry’s friends and family during this trying time.