After his death, many people looked back Friend‘ Star Matthew Perry has found ways to appreciate what he’s brought to his various projects throughout his career.
While most people agree that Perry was never able to fully replicate the massive success he enjoyed Friend, he was undeniably a captivating screen presence, and has a vast array of other TV and film projects that highlight his skills as an actor and comedian. His death was an undeniable tragedy, but Perry left us many great examples of how talented he could be on screen.
17 Again (2009)
Perry’s last film role, 17 again An underrated comedy that Perry ramps up as the film begins. The movie, which is almost like an inverted version of BigPrimarily a Zac Efron vehicle and imagines a middle-aged man who finds himself transformed once again into his teenage self.
However, the film owes its opening and closing moments to Perry, and it is Perry who elevates the film’s comedy and imbues it with vulnerability. Whereas 17 again It may not be a perfect film, it has plenty of charm and Perry is one of the highlights of the film the moment he comes on screen.
The Odd Couple (2015–2017)
After you act like this Friend, every other sitcom role you take may seem a little disappointing. Still, Perry keeps going the odd Couple He captured the magic that made him one of the best joke tellers Friend,
The show was a reboot of a classic sitcom, and this version featured Perry as Oscar Madison and Thomas Lennon as his more forceful roommate Felix Unger. Perry also served as an executive producer on the show, and while you might think so the odd Couple While a little traditional, it’s hard to deny that it was fun.
Move On (2012–2013)
A more unconventional play, continue It follows Perry as a sports radio host who joins a support group to cope after the death of his wife. Although continue At least in theory, it’s a comedy, full of emotional conversations about grief and death.
Perry did not often get the chance to show his pure dramatic talent FriendBut when she did, she showed an impressive level of compassion and vulnerability. continue He gets more opportunities to play the dramatic end of things, even as he retains his clever wit that has made him so popular. Friend,
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006–2007)
Perry’s first post-Friend it was a tv project Studio 60 on Sunset Stripwhich was also writer Aaron Sorkin’s follow-up West Wing, Set behind the scenes of a sketch comedy show that is similar to Saturday night Livebut emphatically not snl, studio 60 Perry got a chance to give his take on some of the sharpest and most distinctive writing on TV.
studio 60 It wasn’t that big a success West Wing Was, but the show still has its defenders, and this is a great opportunity for Perry to show what she’s capable of.
Fools Rush In (1997)
A romantic comedy that might have seemed forgettable when it was first released, fools Rush In Looking back, this seems like a revelation. The same film which was released Friend It was still in its early stages, following Perry’s character as he is forced to face real responsibilities for the first time.
A perpetual bachelor who discovers he has found a woman (played by). black MirrorSalma Hayek) was pregnant during a one-night stand, she must struggle with family expectations and what she wants from her life. It’s a wonderful performance from Perry, who in addition to delivering solid jokes, also has amazing chemistry with Hayek.