John Bennett Perry

TV Actor

John Bennett Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States on January 4th, 1941 and is the TV Actor. At the age of 83, John Bennett Perry biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 4, 1941
United States
Place of Birth
Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
83 years old
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$5 Million
Actor, Film Actor, Model, Television Actor
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Suzanne Langford, (m. 1968; div. c. 1970), Debbie Perry
2, including Matthew Perry
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John Bennett Perry Life

John Bennett Perry (born January 4, 1941) is an American actor, singer, and former model.

He is the father of actor Matthew Perry.


John Bennett Perry Career

Life and career

Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, on January 4, 1941, the son of businessman, bank director, and civic figure Alton L. Perry (1906–2003) and Maria (née Bennett, 1910-1970). He attended college at St. Lawrence University, where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. He married twice. Suzanne Langford, a former press secretary to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, with whom he fathered Matthew Perry, was his first wife. Perry and Langford divorced before Matthew's first birthday. Maria "Mia" Perry, b. ), is his daughter. Debbie, his second and current wife, married 1982.

The 1967 film Now Is the Time for All Good Men was among his stage credits. In the 1972 film Cabaret, he also appeared as a member of the crowd.

In the Old Spice commercials of the 1970s and 1980s, Perry portrayed the clean-shaven "sailor."

Perry has appeared in numerous films, including Lipstick (1976), Midway (1978), Only When You Laugh (1981), and The Lone Ranger's (1989) and Days of Our Lives (1996); The Centennial; Murder, She Wrote; and Magnum, P.I. In the 1989 film Farewell to the King, he played General Douglas MacArthur.

He and Stephanie Edwards co-hosted EveryDay, a syndicated daytime talk-variety program that also featured Murray Langston, Tom Chapin, Bob Corff, and Anne Bloom in the 1978-79 television season. Both Edwards and Edwards were nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host or Hostess in a Talk, Service, or Variety Series.

In the 1997 film Fools Rush Int; and "My Unicorn" of the sitcom Scrubs, he appeared as the father of his real-life son's appearance. He appeared in another episode of Friends, "The One with Rachel's New Dress," as the father of Rachel Green's boyfriend Joshua.


Matthew Perry's mom, father and stepdad are seen arriving at their son's LA home looking stricken just hours after the Friends star was found dead in his hot tub - as police cordon off the scene, October 29, 2023
Following the death of his son Matthew Perry, John Bennett Perry, 82, was seen arriving at the home where first responders were dispatched earlier today. He was discovered in a jacuzzi at home, but no drugs were found on the scene, according to reports - and there were no signs of foul play. Perry rose to fame in his role as 'Chandler Bing' on the hit 90s sitcom Friends, which lasted for ten seasons.

Everyone's best friend: Matthew Perry rocketed to fame as sarcastic but sweet Chandler Bing in hit 90s sitcom - before bravely speaking out about crippling opioid and alcohol addiction to help others, October 29, 2023
Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, on August 19, 1969, and was raised by his mother Suzanne Morrison after his parents divorced when he was a child. John Bennett Perry, his father, is an actor in his own right, while Suzanne Ryan, then British Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's aide, served as a writer and press aide. Morrison and Perry's father were married from 1968 to 1970, and she later married Canadian broadcast journalist Keith Morrison.

In a sweet snap, Matthew Perry recalls the familiar visage of his late father John, who is nearly dead, October 19, 2023
Matthew Perry's latest social media post delighted followers as he sang of his seldom-seen father John Bennett Perry. The Friends actor, 54, took to Instagram to post a snapshot of his actor dad, 82, sparking a slew of his 7.6 fans, some of whom claimed to be familiar. Fans pointed out that John appeared in 1998 Friends episode The One With Rachel's New Dress as the Mr Burgin, the father of Jennifer Aniston's character Rachel's boyfriend Joshua Burgin's character, played by Tate Donovan.