Matthew Perry

Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is an American-Canadian actor, best known for his role as Chandler Bing on the popular, long-running NBC television sitcom Friends, for which he earned an Emmy Award nomination in 2002. His portrayal of Ron Clark in The Ron Clark Story earned him an Emmy nomination and a Golden Globe nomination. He also guest-starred in three episodes of the drama series The West Wing, which garnered him two consecutive Emmy nominations in 2003 and 2004. Perry also starred in the short-lived series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and had roles in the films The Whole Nine Yards (2000) and its sequel The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Numb (2007), and 17 Again (2009). Perry is the co-creator, co-writer, executive producer and star of the ABC sitcom Mr. Sunshine, which premiered on February 9, 2011. Description above from the Wikipedia article Matthew Perry, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Almost Heroes (1998)

Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  Matthew Perry  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Barry Del Sherman

Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  Matthew Perry  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Barry Del Sherman

Serving Sara (2002)

When Sara is served divorce papers while she is in New York, she is stunned. Not about to lose the fortune she amassed with her self-serving Texan husband, she makes an offer to her process server, Joe, that sets them off on a wild trip across the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Elizabeth Hurley  •  Vincent Pastore  •  Bruce Campbell

When Sara is served divorce papers while she is in New York, she is stunned. Not about to lose the fortune she amassed with her self-serving Texan husband, she makes an offer to her process server, Joe, that sets them off on a wild trip across the country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Hudlin
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Elizabeth Hurley  •  Vincent Pastore  •  Bruce Campbell

She's Out of Control (1989)

A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tony Danza  •  Ami Dolenz  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Wallace Shawn

A Los Angeles radio-station manager's girlfriend shows his teenage daughter how to be sexy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stan Dragoti
CAST:  Tony Danza  •  Ami Dolenz  •  Catherine Hicks  •  Wallace Shawn

The Ron Clark Story (2006)

A passionate and innovative teacher leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Ron Clark must use unconventional methods, including his ground-breaking classroom rules, to drive them toward their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Judith Buchan  •  Griffin Cork  •  Ernie Hudson

A passionate and innovative teacher leaves his small hometown to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. But to break through to this students, Ron Clark must use unconventional methods, including his ground-breaking classroom rules, to drive them toward their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Randa Haines
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Judith Buchan  •  Griffin Cork  •  Ernie Hudson

The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Perry  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

After a mobster agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison, he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbours figure out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Perry  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

The Whole Ten Yards (2004)

Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Perry  •  Amanda Peet  •  Kevin Pollak

Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski now spends his days compulsively cleaning his house and perfecting his culinary skills with his wife, Jill, a purported assassin who has yet to pull off a clean hit. Suddenly, an uninvited and unwelcome connection to their past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Perry  •  Amanda Peet  •  Kevin Pollak

Three to Tango (1999)

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Oscar and Peter land a career-making opportunity when a Chicago tycoon chooses them to compete for the design of a cultural center. The tycoon mistakenly believes that Oscar is gay and has him spy on his mistress Amy. Oscar goes along with it and ends up falling in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damon Santostefano
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Neve Campbell  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Oliver Platt

Fools Rush In (1997)

After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Salma Hayek  •  Jon Tenney  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Salma Hayek  •  Jon Tenney  •  Siobhan Fallon Hogan

The Kid (2000)

Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Spencer Breslin  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Lily Tomlin

Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. With Rusty's help, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Spencer Breslin  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Lily Tomlin

Parallel Lives (1994)

A college reunion turns into a tangled web of passion, romance and intrigue as old friends and enemies catch up with each other's lives. Includes a long list of stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Michael S. O'Rourke  •  James Brolin

A college reunion turns into a tangled web of passion, romance and intrigue as old friends and enemies catch up with each other's lives. Includes a long list of stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Linda Yellen
CAST:  Jim Belushi  •  Liza Minnelli  •  Michael S. O'Rourke  •  James Brolin

Call Me Anna (1990)

Patty Duke portrays herself in this made-for-tv biopic about her struggles as a child star growing into adulthood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilbert Cates
CAST:  Patty Duke  •  Timothy Carhart  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Deborah May

Patty Duke portrays herself in this made-for-tv biopic about her struggles as a child star growing into adulthood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gilbert Cates
CAST:  Patty Duke  •  Timothy Carhart  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Deborah May

Getting In (1994)

Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a family tradition to live up to. Things don't go to plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Stephen Mailer  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Len Cariou  •  Andrew McCarthy

Gabriel Higgs has failed to get into Johns Hopkins to study medicine. He's sixth on a list of backup candidates, and must persuade the five people ahead of him to drop out. Gabriel has a family tradition to live up to. Things don't go to plan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Doug Liman
CAST:  Stephen Mailer  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Len Cariou  •  Andrew McCarthy

Deadly Relations (1993)

Leonard Fagot has four daughters and loves them so much, that he usurps his control over them. He lets them know how he feels about the men they date. And if he disapproves of them, he probably will have them killed to get them out of his daughters' life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Robert Urich  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Matthew Perry

Leonard Fagot has four daughters and loves them so much, that he usurps his control over them. He lets them know how he feels about the men they date. And if he disapproves of them, he probably will have them killed to get them out of his daughters' life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Robert Urich  •  Shelley Fabares  •  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Matthew Perry

Birds of America (2008)

A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Lucas
CAST:  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Hilary Swank  •  Gary Wilmes  •  Stacie Theon

A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Craig Lucas
CAST:  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Hilary Swank  •  Gary Wilmes  •  Stacie Theon

17 Again (2009)

On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burr Steers
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Leslie Mann  •  Matthew Perry  •  Tyler Steelman

On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside the body of a teenager, Mike actually has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Burr Steers
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Leslie Mann  •  Matthew Perry  •  Tyler Steelman

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Richert
CAST:  River Phoenix  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Meredith Salenger  •  Ione Skye

A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Richert
CAST:  River Phoenix  •  Ann Magnuson  •  Meredith Salenger  •  Ione Skye

Must See TV: An All Star Tribute to James Burrows (2016)

The stars of America's greatest comedies - like Cheers, Friends, Taxi and The Big Bang Theory - get together for one night only to honor Director James Burrows. Watch Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  David Schwimmer  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Lisa Kudrow

The stars of America's greatest comedies - like Cheers, Friends, Taxi and The Big Bang Theory - get together for one night only to honor Director James Burrows. Watch Must See TV: An All-Star Tribute to James Burrows.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Polito
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  David Schwimmer  •  Matt LeBlanc  •  Lisa Kudrow

Misery Loves Comedy (2015)

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Pollak
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Kevin Smith  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Pollak
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Kevin Smith  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

The Dog Thrower (2014)

Silent comedy drama starring Tim Key and Matthew Perry as two men who try to entertain a crowd by throwing their dogs in the air.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Ronson
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Tim Key  •  Kimberley Nixon  •  Brett Goldstein

Silent comedy drama starring Tim Key and Matthew Perry as two men who try to entertain a crowd by throwing their dogs in the air.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Ronson
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Tim Key  •  Kimberley Nixon  •  Brett Goldstein

Numb (2007)

Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a dizzying variety ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harris Goldberg
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Lynn Collins  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Kevin Pollak

Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a dizzying variety ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harris Goldberg
CAST:  Matthew Perry  •  Lynn Collins  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Kevin Pollak
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