Matthew Perry’s iconic efficiency on “Mates” might perpetually hyperlink him with New York Metropolis, however the actor behind Chandler Bing described himself as half Canadian and had deep ties to a few of the greatest names in Canadian politics.
The 54-year-old actor was discovered lifeless in his Los Angeles house Saturday.
Perry detailed his childhood spent rising up in Canada together with his mom in his memoir, printed a yr earlier than his dying.
Perry lived between Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto together with his Canadian mom, Suzanne Perry, who labored as press secretary for then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau and later as a nationwide anchor for International Information.
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In a 2017 interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell,” Perry recalled beating up a younger Prime Minister Justin Trudeau within the schoolyard when he was in Grade 5.
Trudeau responded on the time with a social media submit inviting Perry to a rematch, quipping, “who hasn’t wished to punch Chandler?”
The prime minister responded to Perry’s dying in a tweet late Saturday evening, calling it stunning and saddening.
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