54 year old Mathew Perry is an American Canadian actor, producer and a comedian. You might know him from the very famous and well renowned Tv show Friends and his role as Chandler Bing in the series which aired from 1994 to 2004. Apart from that, he was starring in the short-lived television series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Perry has appeared in several films, including Fools Rush In, Almost Heroes, The Whole Nine Yards, 17 Again and The Ron Clark Story. In 2010, he worked in both voice-over and video games doing the voice of Benny in the video game Fallout: New Vegas. He was also a co-creator, a co-writer an executive producer and also the star of the ABC sitcom Mr. Sunshine, which ran from February 2011 to April 2011. The very next year, Perry began starring as Ryan King, a character, on the NBC sitcom Go On. Unfortunately, the series was cancelled in 2013. Moreover, Perry co-developed and starred in the CBS sitcom The Odd Couple portraying Oscar Madison from 2015 to 2017.
We all know the fan favourite comedy show Friends. Perry played the witty and sarcastic character called Chandler Bing, who shared an apartment with his roommate Joey who wanted to become a successful Hollywood actor, this role was played by Matt LeBlanc, and was a longtime friend of Ross, played by David Schwimmer. Completing the cast, Courteney Cox played Monica, Ross' sister; Jennifer Aniston played Rachel, Monica's roommate and Ross’ love interest; and Lisa Kudrow played Phoebe. The six actors got along really well both on- and off-screen.During the last few seasons of Friends, Chandler developed a romantic relationship with Monica. The characters eventually married, adopted twins and planned a move to the suburbs as the series came to an end in May 2004 after a decade on the air.
After Friends' immense success, fans and people in general expected a lot from Mathew, they wondered if the cast members could do a show as hit as friends once again. The bar was set very high butMathew was ready for more projects while moving on from the Chandler Bing fame. Mr. Sunshine was a comedy Tv show about a 40 year-old bachelor who is trying not to be a self-obsessed jerk.n Ben has just pretty much been thinking about himself his entire life, and he’s whistling in the dark and thinks he’s a happy guy, and learns that the secret to being happy and maybe gaining some inner peace is to care about others, Perry said. I think I spent a great deal of my 20s certainly and the bulk of my 30s a little self-obsessed. And it was in changing that, in my own life, that I thought it would make an interesting character sort of watching the 9,000 mistakes a man like that will make trying to transition himself from being a selfish guy to a nice, normal person, he said in an interview.
Perry wrote a heartbreakingly beautiful memoir, Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing giving details on his journey that was filled with incredible highs and shattering lows. I wanted to share when I was safe from going into the dark side of everything again, he told People magazine in an interview I had to wait until I was pretty safely sober and away from the active disease of alcoholism and addiction to write it all down. And the main thing was, I was pretty certain that it would help people. Since that interview he has opened up about his alcohol and drug addiction multiple times and has publicly said that it's okay to ask for help and how there should be no stigma around going to rehab.