Matthew Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts on August 19, 1969. His father, John Perry is also an American actress and mother, Suzzane Morrison is a Canadian journalist. He was raised by his mother and step-dad after his parents divorced before his first birthday.
In his early years, he was passionate towards tennis and that even led him to bang the list of top-ranked junior players. Further, he completed his schooling in Canada and later moved to US at the age of 15 with the hope of pursuing a career in acting.