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  • Matthew Perry

    Born on August 19, 1969 in Williamstown, Massachusetts

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The Ron Clark Story (2006)

Matthew Perry as "Ron Clark"

In his small North Carolina hometown, Ron Clark (Matthew Perry) leads a comfortable life as a successful elementary school teacher, earning the respect of the community. However, he knows there are students elsewhere who need him more. Following his inner calling, Clark uproots to New York City, hoping to make a difference for the disenfranchised youths the school system has left behind. Clark makes it his mission to turn around the worst students, even though he knows his job is on the line.

Emmy (Primetime) (2007) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2007) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

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The 'Friends' Cast: Then vs. Now

Posted by
Rachel Horner on May 20th 2015, 9:30AM

May 20th 2015, 9:30AM

Best of Late Night TV: Kristen Wiig's Khaleesi Impression and Matthew Perry's Porn Fail (VIDEO)

Posted by
Mehera Bonner on Apr 30th 2015, 2:51AM

Apr 30th 2015, 2:51AM

Best of Late Night TV: David Duchovny's Big 'X-Files' Cast News, Cute Puppies Predict NCAA Champions (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Apr 1st 2015, 3:07AM

Apr 1st 2015, 3:07AM

The 17 Best and Worst TV Roommates of All Time

Posted by
Gary Susman on Feb 18th 2015, 7:00AM

Feb 18th 2015, 7:00AM

Best of Late Night TV: Taylor Swift's Jumbotron Dancing, Britt From 'The Bachelor' Defends Herself (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Feb 18th 2015, 2:00AM

Feb 18th 2015, 2:00AM

Best of Late Night TV: Benedict Cumberbatch's Honeymoon, Edward Norton's SNL Complaint (VIDEO)

Posted by
Gina Carbone on Feb 17th 2015, 2:00AM

Feb 17th 2015, 2:00AM

'Friends' on Netflix? Yep, It's Finally Happening

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 15th 2014, 8:10AM

Oct 15th 2014, 8:10AM

The One With the 'Friends' Supercut, in Honor of Its 20th Anniversary (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Sep 23rd 2014, 9:20AM

Sep 23rd 2014, 9:20AM

20 Random 'Friends' Facts Every Fan Should Know

Posted by
Alana Altmann on Sep 22nd 2014, 1:15PM

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:15PM

Review: 17 Again

Posted by
Jette Kernion on Apr 17th 2009, 9:02AM

Apr 17th 2009, 9:02AM

Zac Efron Gets Big in 'Seventeen Again' Trailer

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Oct 22nd 2008, 3:02PM

Oct 22nd 2008, 3:02PM

'Friends' ... The Movie?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jul 2nd 2008, 9:32AM

Jul 2nd 2008, 9:32AM

Zac Efron Kicks Off His Sunday Shoes for 'Seventeen Again'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 28th 2008, 7:02AM

Feb 28th 2008, 7:02AM

Discuss: What TV Show(s) Will Hit the Big Screen Next?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 27th 2008, 4:02PM

Feb 27th 2008, 4:02PM

Sundance Review: Birds of America

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jan 30th 2008, 12:02PM

Jan 30th 2008, 12:02PM

Trachtenberg and Hardin Join Zac Efron's '17'

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Dec 3rd 2007, 10:32AM

Dec 3rd 2007, 10:32AM

Matthew Perry to Play an Adult Zac Efron

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Nov 28th 2007, 6:02AM

Nov 28th 2007, 6:02AM

'Big Love' Star Ginnifer Goodwin Lands Role in Hilary Swank RomCom

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Jun 4th 2007, 11:02AM

Jun 4th 2007, 11:02AM

Hilary Swank and Matthew Perry Sign for 'The Laws of Motion'

Posted by
Patrick Walsh on May 10th 2007, 9:33AM

May 10th 2007, 9:33AM

Chris Evans Opens up a Bag of CHiPs

Posted by
Kevin Kelly on Oct 1st 2006, 3:34AM

Oct 1st 2006, 3:34AM

IMDb Addict: Checking in With Friends

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Aug 12th 2006, 11:03AM

Aug 12th 2006, 11:03AM

Cinematical's SmartGossip for July 31, 2006

Posted by
Erik Davis on Aug 1st 2006, 6:02AM

Aug 1st 2006, 6:02AM

Matthew Perry Finds Work

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Apr 18th 2006, 3:03PM

Apr 18th 2006, 3:03PM

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