Perry was born on August 19, 1969, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

He is best known for his role as Chandler Bing in the popular TV sitcom “Friends”

Perry’s parents divorced when he was a child, and he moved to Ottawa, Canada, with his mother

He was a top-ranked junior tennis player in Canada

Perry started his acting career in the late 1970s, appearing in various television shows and movies 

He co-created and starred in the short-lived sitcom “Mr. Sunshine

Perry has struggled with addiction and has been in rehab several times

He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role as Chandler Bing in “Friends” 

Perry is a supporter of the charity organization “The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation