Entertainment Industry Mourns the Loss of Iconic Figures in 2023, Including Friends Star Matthew Perry

ORLANDO, Fla. — As 2023 comes to a close, many people are taking a look back at the year, reminiscing about the highs and lows. The year has been marked by some positive moments, but also by a series of deaths within the Disney and entertainment community that have left fans devastated.

One of the most significant losses of the year was the passing of Matthew Perry, known for his role as Chandler Bing in the popular TV show “Friends.” Perry struggled with substance abuse and his death was attributed to a ketamine overdose, according to his autopsy.

Tragically, 25-year-old “Euphoria” star Angus Cloud was also found dead at his family’s home. His family released a statement expressing their grief and emphasizing his struggles with mental health.

In addition, the entertainment industry has mourned the loss of several other notable figures this year, including production legend Dick Nunis, sitcom pioneer Norman Lear, visual effects supervisor Pete Kozachik, “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor Sergio Calderón, and actor Mark Margolis.

The year 2023 has seen the passing of several entertainment legends, and as it draws to a close, our thoughts are with the friends and families of those who have been affected by these tragic losses.