Matthew Perry

Biography: Born in the U.S. but raised in Canada, this handsome actor began appearing on TV as a teen and had already survived a number of short-lived series when he shot to stardom on the seminal sitcom Friends. During the show's 10-year run, Perry perfected his signature shtick—a combination of sarcasm and slapstick—and earned three Emmy nods for his work. He also launched a big-screen career, starring in a string of unfunny comedies (Serving Sara, Almost Heroes, Fools Rush In) and one amusing blockbuster, The Whole Nine Yards, which spawned a laughless sequel. Off screen, Perry was linked to a bevy of lovely ladies (Yasmine Bleeth, Julia Roberts) and publicly battled drug addiction and questions about his fluctuating frame. After Friends ended in 2004, he was back cracking wise as a cheeky late-night sketch-show writer in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. But the series only lasted one season—bad luck that seems to be happening a lot for Perry and nearly all of his Friends costars, whoBorn in the U.S. but raised in Canada, this handsome actor began appearing on TV as a teen and had already survived a number of short-lived series when he shot to stardom on the seminal sitcom Friends. During the show's 10-year run, Perry perfected his signature shtick—a combination of sarcasm and slapstick—and earned three Emmy nods for his work. He also launched a big-screen career, starring in a string of unfunny comedies (Serving Sara, Almost Heroes, Fools Rush In) and one amusing blockbuster, The Whole Nine Yards, which spawned a laughless sequel. Off screen, Perry was linked to a bevy of lovely ladies (Yasmine Bleeth, Julia Roberts) and publicly battled drug addiction and questions about his fluctuating frame. After Friends ended in 2004, he was back cracking wise as a cheeky late-night sketch-show writer in Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. But the series only lasted one season—bad luck that seems to be happening a lot for Perry and nearly all of his Friends costars, who have yet to find box-office or small-screen gold. Expand

Matthew Perry's Scores

Average career score: 60
Highest Metascore: 86 The Good Wife: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 23 The Kennedys - After Camelot: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 13
  2. Negative: 1 out of 13
13 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
23 The Kennedys - After Camelot: Season 1 Dec 26, 2018 Ted Kennedy 1.9
80 The Good Fight: Season 1 Feb 19, 2017 Actor 7.3
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 15 Jan 2, 2017 Guest tbd
tbd The Odd Couple (2015): Season 3 Oct 17, 2016 Creator / Executive Producer / Oscar Madison 6.8
tbd The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Season 4 Sep 19, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd The Talk: Season 7 Sep 12, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 14 Sep 6, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd The Odd Couple (2015): Season 2 Apr 7, 2016 Creator / Executive Producer / Oscar Madison 6.9
tbd Alan Carr: Chatty Man: Season 16 Mar 3, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 14 Jan 4, 2016 Guest tbd
tbd The Graham Norton Show: Season 18 Sep 25, 2015 Guest tbd
tbd Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 3 Sep 22, 2015 Guest tbd
72 Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Season 1 Sep 8, 2015 Guest 6.0
tbd The View: Season 19 Sep 8, 2015 Guest tbd
67 The Late Late Show with James Corden: Season 1 Mar 24, 2015 Guest 6.4
42 The Odd Couple (2015): Season 1 Feb 19, 2015 Star / Writer / Creator / Executive Producer / Oscar Madison 5.4
tbd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Season 13 Jan 5, 2015 Guest tbd
tbd Conan (2010): Season 5 Nov 3, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd Late Night with Seth Meyers: Season 2 Sep 23, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd The Talk: Season 5 Sep 8, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Season 11 Sep 2, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 22 Aug 18, 2014 Guest tbd
tbd Cougar Town: Season 5 Jan 7, 2014 Sam 7.5
tbd Hollywood Game Night: Season 1 Jul 11, 2013 Appearing 7.4
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 21 Jan 2, 2013 Guest tbd
tbd Jim Rome on Showtime: Season 1 Nov 21, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd Conan (2010): Season 3 Nov 5, 2012 Guest 8.2
86 The Good Wife: Season 4 Sep 30, 2012 Mike Kresteva 8.7
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 10 Sep 10, 2012 Guest tbd
tbd The Talk: Season 3 Sep 10, 2012 Guest tbd

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