John Mulaney is opening up about his connection to the late Matthew Perry.
19.11.2023 - 07:45 / justjared.com
Michael J. Fox is one of the latest stars to react to the tragic death of Matthew Perry.
The Friends actor, famous for portraying Chandler Bing, passed away at the age of 54 in late October. Since then, so many celebrities have spoken out to remember him.
In a new interview, Michael opened up and revealed a big way that Matthew helped him.
Keep reading to find out more…
“Matthew and I had spent some time together over the years,” Michael told ET. “He was a hockey player, a good hockey player, and we played hockey together.”
He was more than that for Michael. Matthew also generously donated a “big fat check” to help his The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
“I hope this isn’t indiscreet… but when they first made their big sale [on their Friends contracts] and were made millionaires for the rest of their lives, He wrote a big fat check to the foundation,” he recalled. “We were really early on and trying to find our feet. And it was such a vote of confidence.”
Michael continued, saying, “And it wasn’t accompanied by any self-aggrandizing or anything, he was just like, ‘Take it and do your best.’ I loved that.”
The actor recently opened up about his battle with Parkin’s disease.
John Mulaney is opening up about his connection to the late Matthew Perry.
Matthew Perry’s death on October 28. The “Friends” star was beloved by millions for his portrayal of Chandler Bing on the hit TV series. However, fans aren’t the only ones grieving the loss of the actor.
stopped by “The View” on Tuesday, where she only had loving things to say about the late “Friends” cast member — her co-star in the NBC series “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.”“I just remember him as one of the most generous people on the planet,” Paulson, 48, said of Perry, who died Oct. 28 at age 54.
Jennifer Aniston has shared some unseen messages with Matthew Perry that show their true relationship. The 54 year old actress took to Instagram to share a touching tribute following his tragic death, admitting it has "cut deep." She posted a picture of them laughing together on set and revealed a sweet text message from Matthew. Matthew had sent Jennifer a photo of them laughing on set, writing: "Making you laugh just made my day.
Lisa Kudrow has paid tribute to her friend and co-star Matthew Perry following the tragic death of the late actor.
Perry before his death.“Shot the pilot, ‘Friends Like Us,’ got picked up then immediately, we were at the NBC Upfronts. Then …You suggested we play poker AND made it so much fun while we initially bonded. Thank you for that,” Kudrow, 60, captioned a photo of the two together Wednesday on Instagram.
David Schwimmer is the latest Friends star to mourn the loss of Matthew Perry.
who died on Oct. 28 at the age of 54.The “Morning Show” star wrote on Instagram Wednesday in a lengthy and emotional tribute: “Oh boy this one has cut deep… Having to say goodbye to our Matty has been an insane wave of emotions that I’ve never experienced before.”She continued: “We all experience loss at some point in our lives. Loss of life or loss of love.
Matt LeBlanc has paid a heartbreaking tribute to his late Friends co-star Matthew Perry as he said that some of his "favourite times" were spent with the actor. Best known for playing Chandler Bing in the sitcom, Perry died aged 54 on October 28.
Friends actor donated a generous amount of money to his Parkinson’s charity.The actor, who is best known for starring in the Back To The Future franchise films, revealed in a new interview that Perry once gave a hefty sum at a benefit event for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.Fox, who founded the charity in 2000, two years after announcing that he’d already been dealing with the disease for several years, told Entertainment Tonight about the star’s kindness – and how the actor made the donation quietly.“I hope this isn’t indiscreet, but when the [Friends cast] first made their big sale and were made millionaires for the rest of their lives, he wrote a big fat check to the foundation,” Fox said.“We were really early on and trying to find our feet, and it was such a vote of confidence.”“And it wasn’t accompanied by any self-aggrandising or anything,” Fox added.
Entertainment Tonight during the annual “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To Cure Parkinson’s” gala, a benefit hosted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation.“He was a hockey player, a good hockey player, and we played hockey together,” the “Back to the Future” star added. According to Fox, Perry once gave his foundation, which began in 2000 and specializes in research into Parkinson’s disease, a gracious donation.
The death certificate of Matthew Perry, the beloved star from Friends, has revealed new details about his passing.The document, which was obtained by The Blast, lists Matthew's step-father, Keith Morrison, a well-known Dateline journalist, as the informant and confirms that Matthew passed away at 4:17 p.m. PST at his LA home on October 28.
shocking passing at the age of 54. Perry’s stepdad, “Dateline” journalist Keith Morrison, 76, is listed as the informant who provided details for his death certificate, which was obtained by The Post. The certificate states that Perry died at 4:17 p.m.
Friends star Matthew Perry wanted him to play him in a biopic.News that the actor had named Zac Efron as his first choice to depict him in a biopic arose last week (November 2), when one of his close acquaintances, Athenna Crosby, spoke with Entertainment Tonight.The interview took place after the Friends actor was found dead in his Los Angeles home on October 28. He was aged 54 and the death has been linked to an apparent drowning.“He said that he wanted to make a movie about his life,” Crosby said.
Matthew Perry may have been grateful Jennifer Aniston had the guts to address his addiction struggles back during their Friends days, but it also brought on an incredibly devastating realization for him.
The funeral service for Matthew Perry took place on Friday in Los Angeles, with the late actor's friends and family gathering to say their final goodbye at Forest Lawn Cemetery. His five Friends co-stars - Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Matt Le Blanc, Courteney Cox and David Schwimmer - were all in attendance at the sad occasion. Lisa, Jennifer, Courteney and David were seen arriving together on Friday, while their co-star Matt joined them outside after the ceremony, all four were dressed in sombre black attire for the funeral service.The group of four, however, did not attend the second part of the service, which was for Matthew's family and closest friends.
Matthew Perry’s assistant and ‘best friend’ Briana Brancato shared a simple but moving post to her social media hours after the Friends star's Hollywood funeral. Briana, 34, was reportedly one of the late actor's closest friends, and took to her Instagram Stories after he was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn cemetery in the Hollywood Hills on Friday, 3 November.The pretty personal assistant shared a photo of a tall outdoor fire heater lighting up a tree at the Hotel Bel-Air, where Matthew was spotted enjoying dinner just a few days before his death.
Friends legend Matthew Perry has been laid to rest in a cemetery just a stone's throw away from where the iconic sitcom was filmed.The private memorial service took place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles, which is also the final resting place for other famous faces like Star Wars' Carrie Fisher, screen legend Bette Davis, and INXS lead singer Michael Hutchence.The majority of Friends was filmed at the nearby Warner Bros Studios, despite many exterior shots being set in New York.The show first aired in 1994 and ran for ten seasons, with the final episode in 2004 drawing in over 50 million viewers. In 2021, the cast reunited and Perry was moved to tears as they looked back on their time filming the show. Matthew, aged 54, was found dead in his Los Angeles home last week.
Friends co-stars attending the service.The private laying to rest took place at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in the Hollywood Hills, less than a mile from the television studios in which the beloved sitcom was filmed.According to TMZ, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow were among approximately 20 mourners, as well as Perry’s mother Suzanne Perry, father John Bennett Perry and stepfather Keith Morrison.Forest Lawn Cemetery is the resting place of many other celebrities, including Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Humphrey Bogart.Perry – who shot to international fame for his portrayal of the sarcastic yet loveable Chandler Bing – died on October 28 in an apparent drowning in his hot tub. He was 54 years old.On Wednesday (November 1), it was reported that no trace of either methamphetamine or fentanyl was found in his system at the time of his death.
A private funeral took place for Friends star Matthew Perry who was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Los Angeles on Friday. The actor, most famous for portraying Chandler Bing in the hit US sitcom Friends, tragically passed away on 28 October at his home in LA at the age of 54.