Relaxation in peace, Matthew Perry. Late Buddies The actor was buried on Friday.
ET has discovered that the actor was buried at Forest Garden Memorial Park in Los Angeles, not removed from the Warner Bros. Studios the place he filmed Buddies. The funeral came about Friday afternoon and was attended by his household and mates, together with his former forged members Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer.
Perry was finest recognized for his beloved portrayal of Chandler Bing on NBC’s Buddies.
Perry was discovered lifeless in a scorching tub at his residence in Los Angeles, California on October 28. He was 54 and is survived by his dad and mom, John Bennett Perry and Suzanne Morrison.
On October 30, Perry’s high 5 Buddies co-stars — Cox, Aniston, Kudrow, LeBlanc And Schwimmer — launched a joint assertion on Perry’s demise.
“We’re all so devastated by the lack of Matthew. We had been extra than simply castmates. We’re a household,” their assertion learn. “There may be a lot to say, however proper now we’re going to take a second to grieve and course of this unfathomable loss.”
“We’ll say extra in the end, if and once we are ready to take action,” the assertion continued. “For now, our ideas and our love are with Matty’s household, his mates and everybody who beloved him all over the world.”
Perry was candid about his struggles with habit in his 2022 memoir: Buddies, lovers and the large horrible factor – and mentioned in an interview on the time that he did not need to be remembered only for his appearing, or for enjoying Chandler Bing throughout the ten-season run of the favored NBC sitcom.
“The most effective factor about me, bar none, is when somebody comes as much as me and says, ‘I can not cease consuming. Are you able to assist me?’ I can say sure and comply with by way of and do it,” Perry shared in a November 2022 interview on the Q with Tom Energy podcast. “And I have been saying this for a very long time: Once I die, I do not need to Buddies to be the very first thing talked about: I would like That to be the primary to be talked about. And I am going to spend the remainder of my life proving that.”
Regardless of Perry’s demise, that aim turned a actuality on November 3 with the announcement of the formation of the Matthew Perry Basisa charity devoted to serving to individuals battling substance abuse.
In an announcement shared with ET, officers mentioned the group will comply with in Perry’s footsteps proceed his life’s mission of serving to others coping with habit, which he mentioned was “of paramount significance” earlier than his demise.
“The Matthew Perry Basis is the conclusion of Matthew’s enduring dedication to serving to others battling the illness of habit,” the assertion mentioned. “It’ll honor his legacy and be guided by his personal phrases and experiences and pushed by his ardour to make a distinction in as many lives as doable.”