The Los Angeles Police Department stated that the official reason for the death is still unknown, as the coroner’s investigation is ongoing.
According to a spokesperson from the Los Angeles Police Department, there were no clear indications of injury. KCAL News, a CBS affiliate in Los Angeles, was informed of this. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on Sunday and is currently awaiting toxicology results.
According to authorities, Perry was discovered unconscious in his hot tub on Saturday. The Los Angeles City Fire Department declared him deceased at the location. The 54-year-old was an actor.
iconic role as Chandler Bing on “Friends,” which ran for 10 seasons. The role earned him a Emmy nomination in 2002 for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Matthew Perry,” stated Warner Bros. Television Group, the production company behind “Friends,” in a comment to CBS News. The statement continued to praise Perry as a talented actor and a cherished member of their family. His talent for comedy had a global impact and his memory will be treasured by many. Today is a sorrowful day, and we extend our love to his family, friends, and loyal fans.
Perry has also been featured in various TV shows and movies such as “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” “Growing Pains,” “Ally McBeal,” “17 Again,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” “The West Wing,” and a remake of “The Odd Couple” in 2015.
In 2007, he was nominated for Golden Globe and Emmy awards for his role in the miniseries “The Ron Clark Story”.
Perry shared his experiences with substance abuse in his memoir, “Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing,” which was published in 2019. He sought help for drug and alcohol addiction multiple times by attending rehab.
In a 2015 interview with CBS News, the individual expressed frustration with the lack of understanding around addiction, stating that many fail to recognize it as a disease. They highlighted that the American Medical Association declared it a disease in 1955, yet those struggling with addiction often blame themselves rather than seeking help. The individual stressed the importance of openly discussing and acknowledging addiction in order to receive necessary support.
Messages of admiration and respect were expressed for Perry.
Following the actor’s passing, his friends and fans paid tribute to him and his accomplishments. The “Friends” community, which includes the show’s creators and recurring guest stars, also joined in the memorialization.
Due to his skill and ability to bring happiness to those around him.
This report was contributed to by Jeff Nguyen, Dean Fioresi, and Faris Tanyos.