Beloved ‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry Found Dead at 54, Celebrities Mourn the Loss

  • Matthew Perry, star of “Friends,” has died at 54, prompting an outpouring of tributes from celebrities.
  • The official “Friends” account expressed devastation over Perry’s death and offered condolences to his family and fans.
  • Celebrities including Paget Brewster, Maggie Wheeler, and Selma Blair shared memories and condolences, highlighting Perry’s impact on their lives.

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Matthew Perry, star of the hit show “Friends,” was found dead on Saturday at the age of 54. The news of his passing was met with an outpouring of tributes from celebrities, including his former cast members from “Friends.” Maggie Wheeler, who played one of Perry’s love interests on the show, expressed her sorrow and said that the joy he brought will live on.

Following the tragic death of Matthew Perry, celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to the beloved actor. The official “Friends” account posted a message expressing their devastation and sending their condolences to Perry’s family and fans.

Paget Brewster, who had a brief role on “Friends” as a love interest to Perry’s character, also shared her memories of working with him and urged fans to read his book, which she said was his legacy of helping others. Morgan Fairchild, who played Chandler Bing’s mother on the show, expressed her heartbreak over his untimely death and sent her love and condolences to his friends and family.

Maggie Wheeler, another one of Perry’s love interests on “Friends,” shared a photo of the two of them on set and wrote a heartfelt message saying that his death was a loss and that she felt blessed by every creative moment they shared. Selma Blair, who acted alongside Perry in other projects, referred to him as her oldest boy friend and expressed her unconditional love for him.

Mira Sorvino, Perry’s co-star in the movie “Parallel Lives,” hoped that he had found peace and happiness in Heaven. Meredith Salenger, who worked with Perry on the 80s drama “A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon,” shared photos of them together and expressed her shock and sadness.

Yvette Nicole Brown, who starred with Perry in the sitcom “The Odd Couple,” wished that he had found more peace in his life and declared their love for him. Wendell Pierce, who acted alongside Perry in a TV remake of “The Odd Couple,” described him as a giving, kind, and funny man and hoped that he was at peace.

Many other celebrities, including Rosie O’Donnell, Nancy Sinatra, Octavia Spencer, and Bill Simmons, also paid tribute to Matthew Perry. His death is a great loss to the entertainment industry, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

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