Actor Matthew Perry died suddenly at the age of 54 in California. He is best known for his role as Chandler in the TV series Friends.
According to The Los Angeles Times, citing police sources, Perry’s body was found in the Jacuzzi at his home. According to preliminary data, the cause of death was drowning, probably as a result of an accident. No traces of violence were found, nor were there any drugs. The cause of death was officially announced later.
In 2022, Perry released his autobiography, Friends, Lovers and the Big Bad. In it, the actor also spoke about his long-term addiction to alcohol and painkillers. According to him, during his life, Perry attended six thousand Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, underwent rehabilitation 15 times, detoxification 65 times, and also underwent 14 operations.
The series Friends aired on NBC from 1994 to 2004. It follows the lives of six young New Yorkers. The series became one of the most famous films of the 1990s, was shown in many countries around the world and gained many fans.