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

EARNING HIS WINGS

Before becoming Chandler on Friends in 1994, Perry made his way on Who's the Boss and Beverly Hills, 90210. He was also part of a cautionary tale on three episodes of Growing Pains, playing Tracey Gold's college boyfriend who dies after a drunken-driving accident (left).