Shocking Facts About Matthew Perry (Chandler Bing From FRIENDS)


It has been ten years since the finale of FRIENDS aired on our screens. But despite the show ended long ago, the cast members still reside in our hearts. We all know Matthew Perry mostly as the very famous Chandler Bing from the all time blockbuster FRIENDS. Here are some of the facts about Matthew Perry that you should now about:

facts about Matthew Perry1. One of the first facts about Matthew Perry is that the top part of his right middle finger is missing because his grandfather accidentally closed a car door on his finger.

2. Matthew has four younger sisters and one younger brother.

3. His full name is Matthew Langford Perry.

4. One of the less known facts about Matthew Perry is that he spent his childhood in Canada after his parents got a divorce. Now there is a similarity between him and Chandler!

5. The name Chandler is actually named upon an archaic trade. A candlemaker was called Chandler.

6. Chandler was never a first name before Friends aired.

7. He is the youngest among cast members of Friends.

8. Chandler was written as a character who was really awkward around women because Perry told producers that he himself was.

9. Matthew Perry was very close to turning down the role Chandler Bing on Friends because he was on a Pilot for a show called LAX 2194. Thank God, that didn’t happen.

10. Perry completed a 28-day program in 1997 for Vicodin addiction. His weight fluctuated immensely over the next few years and once dropped down to 145 pounds. Well, this explains the sudden transformation of Chandler in season 7.

11. Matthew became part of a video game when he voiced one character in the game Fallout New Vegas.

12. Matthew’s favorite beverage is Sugar-Free Red Bull.

13. His father, John B. Perry, was a guest star on FRIENDS who played the role of the father of Rachel’s boyfriend Joshua in “The One With Rachel’s New Dress.”

14. Matthew’s wit is so amazing that directors often used his gags and suggestions on the show.

15. He was the only person among six main leads who was allowed to sit with the writers of FRIENDS. One of the most shocking facts about Matthew Perry.

16. He was ranked nationally in junior tennis in Canada.

17. Mathew doesn’t remember most of the part of Friends that includes Phoebe’s surrogacy, Ross and Emily’s marriage, Monica and Chandler in Vegas due to his drug addiction.

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So now you know Chandler Bing as Matthew Perry. Which of these facts about Matthew Perry did shock you the most? Let us know in the comments below.

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