Actor,Matthew Perry popularly known as Chandler Bing in hit show Friends is dead. He was just 54 years old.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Matthew died in an apparent drowning accident at his Los Angeles home on Saturday.
Brian Humphrey,Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman told CNN,a 911 call came in at 4:07 p.m. for a water rescue emergency. Humphrey said it is unclear what body of water it was.
Warner Bros. Television Group said in a statement to CNN;
“We are devastated by the passing of our dear friend Matthew Perry. Matthew was an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros. Television Group family,” “The impact of his comedic genius was felt around the world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many. This is a heartbreaking day, and we send our love to his family, his loved ones, and all of his devoted fans.”
The verified Instagram account for “Friends” also posted a heartfelt tribute to Perry on Saturday night, writing, “We are devastated to learn of Matthew Perry’s passing. He was a true gift to us all.”
Maggie Wheeler, who played Chandler’s on/off again girlfriend Janice on the show, wrote on her Instagram, “What a loss.”
“The world will miss you Mathew Perry,” she continued. “The joy you brought to so many in your too short lifetime will live on. I feel so very blessed by every creative moment we shared.”
Selma Blair, who also appeared on “Friends,” wrote on her Instagram. “All of us loved Matthew Perry, and I did especially. Every day. I loved him unconditionally. And he me. And I’m broken. Broken hearted. Sweet dreams Matty.”
Perry was one of my favourite characters in Friends ,this is heartbreaking .
He legacy will live on…Thank you making me laugh both in my childhood and adulthood. May his soul rest in peace.