Marvel Fans Won’t Like the Superhero Friends Star Matthew Perry Had the Utmost Appreciation For

Matthew Perry has a favorite Batman actor and surprisingly, it's not Christian Bale or Robert Pattinson!

Marvel Fans Won’t Like the Superhero Friends Star Matthew Perry Had the Utmost Appreciation For

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  • Matthew Perry was an iconic actor who portrayed the role of Chandler Bing in the iconic American sitcom Friends.
  • In an interview, the actor talked about his obsession with the character of Batman ever since the Christopher Nolan movies
  • The actor revealed that he has a favorite Batman actor, and the choice is quite iconic!
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Matthew Perry was loved by the world for portraying the role of Chandler Bing in the iconic American sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Although living a life full of troubles, Perry had his fair share of movies to love.

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Before his death back in 2023, Perry had often talked about his love for movies and more specifically, the adaptation of DC comics. Talking about Robert Pattinson and The Batman, Perry revealed his appreciation for this Batman star who he loved in the role.

Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in a still from F.R.I.E.N.D.S.
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in a still from F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Matthew Perry Loved Watching The DC Movies!

Starring in the iconic American sitcom that aired from 1994 to 2004, Matthew Perry received worldwide love and fame for his hilarious role as Chandler Bing. Often referred to as the “King of Sarcasm”, Perry also loved watching movies and keeping up with the changing times.

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Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton as Batman

In an interview with GQ, Perry talked about his love and admiration for the DC movies. Talking about Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson’s 2022 film The Batman, Perry revealed that his favorite Batman actor is quite a surprising choice!

The actor revealed that his obsession with Batman began with Christopher Nolan’s take on the film. With Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and, The Dark Knight Rises, Perry loved having the same initials as Christian Bale (Chandler Bing). In another interview, the actor talked about Matt Reeves and Robert Pattinson’s The Batman and gave the film a shoutout for being too awesome.

However, the actor that takes the cake is Michael Keaton. Portraying the role of Batman in Batman and Batman Returns, Matthew Perry stated that Michael Keaton is the most iconic actor who ever donned the cape.

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Matthew Perry Made A Decision During F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in FRIENDS
Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing in FRIENDS

In the American sitcom, Perry’s character Chandler Bing was in love with Monica Geller. In an interview with NBS News via Fox News, actress Lisa Cash revealed that Perry refused to do a scene that involved cheating on Monica Geller because the audience would never forgive him!

Matthew Perry said the audience would never forgive him. Matthew Perry went to the writers and said the audience would never forgive him (Chandler), which made a lot of sense.”

She further continued,

“I think he was very right. The Ross and Rachel thing, ‘They were on a break,’ but this wouldn’t have been on a break. This would have been a decision he would have made while they were together.”

Monica Geller and Chandler Bing are two of the most iconic characters that ever appeared on television. The iconic American sitcom received a rating of 8.9/10 on IMDB and a rating of 78% on Rotten Tomatoes. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. is available to stream on Max in the U.S.

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Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.