Matthew Perrys The death was confirmed by the Los Angeles coroner’s office.
According to the county coroner websitePerry died at his home on Saturday, October 28, at the age of 54. The case is currently “open” and an autopsy is planned.
TMZ and the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that Perry was found dead in a hot tub at his Los Angeles home. Perry’s assistant reportedly called 911 and officers responded to a call of a person in cardiac arrest at the scene. The outlets report there were no signs of foul play.
Perry’s last Instagram post – shared just five days before his death – was a picture of the actor in a hot tub with the caption: “Oh that makes you feel so good with warm water swirling around?” I’m Mattman.”
Perry became famous Friendswhich aired from 1994 to 2004 after she made appearances on Boys Will Be Boys, Beverly Hills, 90210, Growing Pains And Who is the boss?. He appeared in all ten seasons of Chandler Bing Friendsnext to Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc And David Schwimmer.
“I’m sure I’ve become famous, so I wouldn’t waste my whole life trying to be famous,” he wrote in his 2022 memoir: Friends, lovers and the big, terrible thing. “You have to be famous to know that’s not the answer. And no one who isn’t famous will ever really believe that.”
Perry struggled with substance abuse throughout his career and had to seek treatment twice during his career Friends‘ 10-year run. He later revealed that he was only sober for a full season of the popular sitcom, saying that his physical appearance was usually a measure of his sobriety.
“You can track the progression of my addiction if you measure my weight from season to season – if I’m carrying weight, it’s alcohol; If I’m skinny, it’s pills,” he wrote in his book, adding, “If I have a goatee, it’s a lot of pills.”
During a radio interview in 2022 to promote the memoir, he noted that his struggles were subsiding Friends it’s hard for him to watch. “It’s not fair that I had to go through this illness while the other five didn’t,” he said, referring to his fellow actors. “They got everything I got, but I still had to fight this thing. I can’t watch the show because I was extremely thin and was hit so hard by the disease. […] That’s why I don’t want to see it, because that’s what I see – that’s what strikes me when I look at it.”
Perry later starred in sitcoms Keep going And The odd couple and films including Fools rush in, a full nine meters away And 17 again. His last loan is for 2017 The Kennedys: To Camelotin which he starred alongside Ted Kennedy Katie Holmes as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.