Matthew Perry: the terrible accident that cut off his finger

After many failed castings, the young Matthew Perry landed in 1994 the role of Chandler Bing in the series Friends. Alongside talents such as Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc or Lisa Kudrow, the young man has managed to stand out thanks to his humor which has not failed to conquer many fans around the world. This role was obvious to Matthew Perry from the first reading of the script, invited in 2015 on the set of Late Night with Seth Meyers he declared: “At the time it was called ‘Friends like us’, and it was was hilarious and awesome, there was this role that was perfect for me. ” This is how the Friends adventure started and today it is hard to imagine an actor other than Matthew Perry in the role of Chandler Bing.

But the actor is also known to have an incredible physical characteristic: he is missing a part of the middle finger! It was in his childhood that the star was the victim of a horrific accident, when he was only three years old, he stuck his finger in his door before it was violently slammed. In addition, this is a peculiarity that Matthew Perry shared with Chandler Bing because the character he played in the series also lost a toe in his childhood. Coincidence or wink from the writers?

Friends: Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow … they will all be back for one last episode

Since the official confirmation of the return of the series in 2019, fans have been abuzz. Indeed, the time of one episode the band will be reunited on the HBO Max channel, 16 years after the broadcast of the last episode. If the return of the series is scheduled for soon, the state of health of Matthew Perry worries many. At 50, the star is still recovering from numerous health problems linked to his addictions to alcohol or drugs.

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