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Born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Matthew Perry was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, where he became a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada. However, after moving to Los Angeles at the age of 15 to live with his father (actor John Bennett Perry), he became more interested in acting. In addition to performing in several high school stage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Odd Couple (TV Series) (filming)
Oscar Madison
 2014 The Dog Thrower (TV Series) (post-production)
The Charismatic Man
 2014 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Sam
- Like a Diamond (2014) ... Sam
 2012-2013 Go On (TV Series)
Ryan King
- Urn-ed Run (2013) ... Ryan King
- Fast Breakup (2013) ... Ryan King
- Double Down (2013) ... Ryan King
 2012-2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Mike Kresteva
- I Fought the Law (2012) ... Mike Kresteva (uncredited)
 2011 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Matthew Perry
- The Black Doctor (2011) ... Matthew Perry
 2010 Fallout: New Vegas (Video Game)
Benny (voice)
 2008 The End of Steve (TV Movie)
Steve Legend
 2007/I Numb
Hudson Milbank
 2006 The Ron Clark Story (TV Movie)
Ron Clark
 2005 Friday Night Lights Lost Scene (TV Short)
Football Player
 2005 Hoosiers II: Senior Year (Short)
Coach Norman Dale Jr.
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
Murray Marks
- My Unicorn (2004) ... Murray Marks
 2000 The Kid
Mr. Vivian (uncredited)
 1995 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Steven
- Rachel Redux (1995) ... Steven
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Willie Morrison
 1994 Getting In
Randall Burns
 1994 L.A.X. 2194 (TV Movie)
Blaine
 1993 Deadly Relations (TV Movie)
George Westerfield
 1992 Dream On (TV Series)
Alex Farmer
- To the Moon, Alex! (1992) ... Alex Farmer
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
- What Makes Lily Run? (1992) ... (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Roger Azarian
- April Is the Cruelest Month (1991) ... Roger Azarian
 1990 Call Me Anna (TV Movie)
Desi Arnaz Jr (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1990 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Benjamin Dawson
- Roomies (1990) ... Benjamin Dawson
 1989 She's Out of Control
Timothy (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1989 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Sandy
- Second Chance (1989) ... Sandy
- In Carol We Trust (1989) ... Sandy
 1989 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Bill at 18
- A Life in the Day (1989) ... Bill at 18
 1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
David Hastings
- Hello and Farewell: Part 2 (1988) ... David Hastings
- Hello and Farewell: Part 1 (1988) ... David Hastings
 1988 Just the Ten of Us (TV Series)
Ed
- The Dinner Test (1988) ... Ed (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1988 Dance 'Til Dawn (TV Movie)
Roger
 1988 A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
Fred Roberts (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1987 Morning Maggie (TV Movie)
Bradley McAllister (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1986 Silver Spoons (TV Series)
Davey
- Rick Moves Out (1986) ... Davey
 1985 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Ed Stanley
- The Wrong Guy (1985) ... Ed Stanley (as Matthew L. Perry)
 1983 Not Necessarily the News (TV Series)
Bob
- Audrie in Love (1983) ... Bob
 1979 240-Robert (TV Series)
Arthur
- Bank Job (1979) ... Arthur
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided his voice for the Books On Tape version of Douglas Coupland's "Microserfs" (1993) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Matthew Perry Arquette | Matthew L. Perry

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When I did 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip' I would look over and see Aaron Sorkin pacing around in the corner of the stage, mumbling to himself. I thought, Well, he's crazy. And then I realized what he was actually doing was playing out the next week's scenes as he was writing them. And that was intriguing to me. So now I've become one of the people that mumbles in the corner of the room. See more »

Trivia:

His real-life father, John Bennett Perry, played his father when he guest-starred on the Scrubs (2001) episode Scrubs: My Unicorn (2004). See more »

Trademark:

Sarcastic disposition

Nickname:

Matt See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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