LOS ANGELES (NEWSnet/AP) — Matthew Perry, who starred as Chandler Bing in the hit series “Friends,” has died. He was 54.

The Emmy-nominated actor was found dead  Saturday of an apparent drowning at his Los Angeles home, according to Los Angeles Times and TMZ. Both outlets cited unnamed sources confirming Perry's death.

Publicists and other representatives did not immediately return messages seeking comment. Asked by The Associated Press to confirm police response to what is listed as Perry’s home address, LAPD Officer Drake Madison said officers had gone there "for a death investigation of a male in his 50s.”

Perry's 10 seasons on “Friends” made him one of Hollywood's most recognizable actors, starring alongside Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer, portraying a group of friends in New York.

The series aired 1994-2004. Perry received one Emmy nomination for his “Friends” role and two for appearances as an associate White House counsel on “The West Wing.”

Perry also had several notable film roles, starring opposite Salma Hayek in the rom-com “Fools Rush In” and opposite Bruce Willis in the the crime comedy “The Whole Nine Yards.”

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