8 Things About ... Matthew Perry

He's an ace on the tennis court, has romanced Julia Roberts and has a sweet spot for sleek BMWs. And that's just the beginning. By Lucy Maher

Like Father, Like Son

Perry no doubt got the acting bug from his dad, John Bennett Perry (pictured in October). The elder Perry is a veteran of TV's Falcon Crest, and more recently appeared in 2002's The Sweetest Thing – but he is probably best known for his 1970s Old Spice commercials. The two played father and son in 1997's Fools Rush In.