Matthew Perry. biography
Matthew Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown, Massachusetts and made his on-screen debut opposite River Phoenix in A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988) while still in high school.
A year later, Matthew landed his first sitcom Second Chance (1987-88), later renamed Boys Will Be Boys, followed by a string of guest spots on TV shows such as Growing Pains (1989), Who’s the Boss? (1990), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1991) and Home Free (1993).
In 1994, Matthew got his big break when he assumed the role of Chandler Bing in the hit TV series Friends, which later resulted in a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor. He continued making a name for himself throughout the show’s duration with memorable comedic performances alongside Hollywood’s most beloved actors, including Salma Hayek in Fools Rush In (1997), Chris Farley in Almost Heroes (1998), Bruce Willis in The Whole Nine Yards (2000) and again in The Whole Ten Yards (2004).
After Friends came to an end in 2004, the comedian went on to appear in the TV series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006-07) and perform opposite Zac Efron in 17 Again (2009) before creating and starring in his short-lived sitcom Mr. Sunshine (2011).
Matthew’s most recent projects include, the TV shows The Good Wife (2012-13) and Go On (2012-13).
Matthew Perry Girlfriend & Dating History Timeline
1995 – 1996
Matthew and Julia Roberts began building a romance after she appeared in an episode of Friends as one of Chandler’s grade school friends. They dated for a short time and were seen together in Los Angeles on several occasions.
1996 – 1996
Matthew dated Yasmine Bleeth briefly in 1996. Oddly enough, the character Chandler of Friends divulged his attraction to Yasmine throughout the show’s run.
2003 – 2003
Matthew was rumored to be hooking up Heather Graham sometime in 2003. Apparently he was also dating Lauren Graham, both neither relationship blossomed.
2003 – 2004
Matthew dated Rachel Dunn on-and-off for two years before parting ways in 2004.
2006 – 2006
Rumors that Matthew was dating Piper Perabo began popping up in 2006, after the two stars were seen on multiple dates.
2006 – 2006
While Matthew was filming Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Lizzy Caplan was working on The Class on the same lot. We’re guessing Matthew “accidently” walked into her trial, ultimately sparking a nice little romance.
2007 – 2007
Matthew and Meg Ryan supposedly dated for a bit in part of them going on a couple of dates in Los Angeles. According to the tabloids, they dated on-and-off for about a year, though neither side ever confirmed the report.