The Hollywood community mourns the loss of Matthew Perry died on Saturday at the age of 54.
Shortly after news of Perry’s death broke, co-stars, admirers, colleagues and friends began sharing their tributes on social media.
Warner Bros. Television, the studio behind its decade-long television comedy “Friends,” shared a statement.
“We are devastated by the death of our dear friend Matthew Perry. “Matthew was an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros. Television Group family,” the company said in a statement. “The impact of his comedic genius was felt around the world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many people. This is a heartbreaking day and we send our love to his family, his loved ones and all his followers.” Fans.”
Morgan Fairchild, who played Chandler’s mother on “Friends,” wrote in love & condolences to his friends and family, particularly his father, John Bennett Perry, with whom I worked on Flamingo Road & Falcon Crest. #RIPMathew.
Selma Blair wrote on Instagram: “My oldest friend. We all loved Matthew Perry, and I especially loved him. Every day. I loved him unconditionally. And he me. And I’m broken. Heartbroken. Sweet dreams, Matty. Sweet Dreams.”
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he brought them with him. Thanks for all the laughs, Matthew. You were loved – and we will miss you.”
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The Ottawa Senators hockey account paid tribute to Perry with a post that said, “I am saddened to learn of the passing of Matthew Perry, one of Ottawa’s proudest sons and biggest hockey fans.”
Paget Brewster, who played Kathy in Season 4 of Friends, wrote on his book. It was his legacy to help. However, he will not rest in peace. He’s already too busy making everyone up there laugh.
Actor Brad Garrett posted on Instagram: “Such talent. Such a warrior. He sends love and comfort to his family and friends.”
“We are devastated to learn of Matthew Perry’s death. He was a true gift to all of us. Our condolences go out to his family, his loved ones and all his fans,” read a post on the Friends Instagram account page.
Mira Sorvino posted on X: “Oh no!!! Matthew Perry!! You sweet, restless soul!! May you find peace and happiness in heaven and make everyone laugh with your unique wit!!!”
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Actress Meredith Salenger, who starred alongside Perry and River Phoenix in “A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon,” wrote on X: “Oh no no no no no! Matty! Oh man. My heart is breaking. Matty… Matthew and I have known each other since we were 16 years old. Oh man. No words. Rest in peace sweet @MatthewPerry. “
Rosie O’Donnell posted a picture of Perry’s book on Instagram and wrote: “too hard #RIPmatty.”
Josh Charles, an alum of “The Good Wife,” a show Perry appeared on, wrote “Awful news. RIP Brother” on X.
Rumer Willis recalled the time she spent with Perry when her father Bruce Willis and the “Friends” star made films together.
“I am so sad to hear of the passing of Matthew Perry,” she wrote in an Instagram Story post. “When I was a kid and I was on set while he and my dad were running the whole 9 and 10 yards, he was so kind and funny and kind to my sister and I, and I think his physical comedy and this movie excites me still.” I laugh so much, I know he had a lot of challenges in his life and brought people a lot of joy with his comedy. I hope he can rest in peace.”
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In an Instagram Story, Olivia Munn wrote: “He struggled so much with addiction and was brave enough to speak openly and honestly about it. I am so sorry to his family and friends who are receiving this news today. Nothing short of heartbreaking.” Rest in love, Matthew Perry.
Nazanin Boniadi wrote on I worked with him on the TV series “Go On” a decade ago. My deepest condolences go out to his family, loved ones and countless fans. Rest in peace, Matthew.”
“We are incredibly saddened by the untimely death of Matthew Perry. He has brought so much joy to hundreds of millions of people around the world with his pitch-perfect comedic timing and wry wit. His legacy will live on for countless generations,” reads a commentary post on NBC Entertainment’s X.