Perry’s Chandler, had a mother on Friends portrayed by Morgan Fairchild. She said, “I’m heartbroken about the untimely death of my “son”, Matthew Perry. The loss of such a brilliant young actor is a shock. I’m sending love & condolences to his friends & family, especially his dad, John Bennett Perry, who I worked with on Flamingo Road & Falcon Crest.” She remembered her time with Perry, and people even believed she was his real mother. As she remembered him, she revealed, “He was just a very endearing, fun, wonderful, wonderful guy and I send my love and condolences to his family. I just felt that I should do something because, for millions of people who watch the show, they sometimes think of me as his mom.” In a way, she was a mother figure and helped him get through some of the toughest times in his life (via CNN).