Matthew Perry Dies: ‘Friends’ Star Was 54

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Matthew Perry, best known for playing Chandler Bing on Friends, has died. He was 54.

The cause of death is reportedly drowning, according to TMZ. First responders found him in a jacuzzi in a home in Los Angeles on October 28 after responding to a call of cardiac arrest, the outlet reports, adding drugs were not present nor were there signs of foul play.

Perry, who was born on August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts, starred as Chandler Bing in all 10 seasons of the NBC sitcom Friends (1994-2004), but he got his start with an episode of 240-Robert in 1979, followed by guest spots on Charles in ChargeSilver Spoons, and The Tracey Ullman Show.