TRAGEDY! Star of “Friends,” Matthew Perry, Passed Away Aged 54
Matthew Perry, the popular actor who played the role of Chandler Bing on “Friends,” has died. He was 54 years old.
Los Angeles police are investigating the death of Matthew Perry, a law enforcement source told CNN. There is currently no suspicion of foul play, the source said, but the incident remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division.
Perry died Saturday in an apparent drowning accident at his Los Angeles home, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing law enforcement sources.
“We are deeply saddened by our beloved friend Matthew Perry’s loss, Warner Bros Television Group said in a statement to CNN that Matthew was “an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros. Television Group family.” His humorous brilliance had an international influence, and he will always be remembered in the hearts of many people. We offer our condolences to his family, loved ones, and all of his ardent supporters on this terrible day.
Spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department Brian Humphrey told CNN that at 4:07 p.m., a 911 call regarding a water rescue emergency was received. According to Humphrey, it’s unknown which body of water that was.
CNN’s efforts for response from Perry’s representatives were not answered.