'Friends' ster Matthew Perry onthou dat hy gevoel het dat hy 'gaan sterf' terwyl hy elke episode verfilm het

Die 51-jarige akteur het tydens die reeks se langverwante rolverdeling net soveel erken dat hy dikwels gevoel het “gaan sterf” while playing the role of Chandler Bing on the beloved sitcom due to the fact the show was taped in front of a live studio audience and he feared onlookers wouldn’t find him funny enough. The show ran from 1994 aan 2004.

“Aan my, I felt like I was going to die if they didn’t laugh,” he said when fellow castmates David Schwimmer and Courteney Cox admitted they thrived under the pressure of performing live takes.

It’s not healthy, vir seker, but I would sometimes say a line and they wouldn’t laugh and I would sweat and just go into convulsions if I didn’t get the laugh I was supposed to get,” Perry added. “I would freak out.

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Friends Reunion special featuring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc.

Friends Reunion special featuring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, and Matt LeBlanc. (Courtesy of HBO Max )

Perry’s revelation took his co-stars by surprise and Lisa Kudrow replied: “You didn’t tell us that. I don’t remember you ever saying that,” to which Perry retorted, “I felt that every single night.

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Intussen, his former co-star Maggie Wheeler, who played Chandler’s on-again-off-again girlfriend Janice, said there wasn’t a day that Perry didn’t crack her up on set.

When Matthew started speaking I knew he was going to crack me up,” onthul sy. “I knew that if Janice couldn’t laugh on set or laugh at that moment, I was going to be in big trouble and that is why that laugh exists.

The actor reportedly earned more than some $ 24 million in the 2002-2003 jaar.

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Vriende: The Reunionis now streaming on HBO Max.

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