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Actor Matthew Perry, who died on Oct. 28 at his home in Los Angeles, has been remembered in a number of tributes around the world. Fans have flocked to the apartment of his Friends character Chandler Bing, leaving flowers and mementos outside in his honor, while his closest friends and family have privately and publicly mourned his loss.
Perry's death was unexpected. His family released a statement on Oct. 29 in which they said, "We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of our beloved son and brother. Matthew brought so much joy to the world, both as an actor and a friend. You all meant so much to him and we appreciate the tremendous outpouring of love."
The actor was buried in Hollywood on Nov. 3. His burial site is near a number of other celebrities, including Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds. Read on for more details about Perry's final resting place.
Where Is Matthew Perry buried?
The Friends star is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hollywood Hills. His casket was placed in the walls in the Sanctuary of Love, a secluded outdoor mausoleum area, which is a gated, private section of the burial grounds.
Who is Matthew Perry buried near?
Perry is near other celebrities such as Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, Ronnie James Dio, and Michael Clarke Duncan, who incidentally starred with Perry in The Whole Nine Yards.
What celebrities are buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills?
Can fans visit Matthew Perry’s gravesite?
Perry was laid to rest in a gated, private section of the cemetery and steps have been taken to maintain the privacy of the area, including the removal of memorial flowers from the site itself.
In general, the cemetery is open to the public. Visitors must be respectful of families who are mourning and attending services, and pets are not allowed. Photography and filming inside buildings at the cemetery is not allowed.
When was Matthew Perry’s memorial service?
A private memorial service was held for Perry on Nov. 3 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Who was at Matthew Perry’s memorial service?
Perry's family attended his service alongside his Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer.
The show's cast had previously released a statement about his death. They said, "We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just cast mates. We are a family. There is so much to say, but right now we’re going to take a moment to grieve and process this unfathomable loss."
The statement continued, "In time we will say more, as and when we are able. For now, our thoughts and our love are with Matty’s family, his friends, and everyone who loved him around the world."