Matthew Perry, best known for his role on hit US sitcom Friends, has died of an apparent drowning at his home.
The actor was 54 years old.
A 911 call was received by Los Angeles Police, at 4.07pm local time (12.07am UK time).
The incident at the star’s Pacific Palisades home in LA was treated as a water rescue, a police source said.
According to The LA Times and TMZ, Perry died in a hot tub or Jacuzzi.
There was no apparent foul play and no confirmed cause of death. An investigation is ongoing.
In a statement, NBC Entertainment, which aired Friends, confirmed Perry’s death saying: “We are incredibly saddened by the too soon passing of Matthew Perry. He brought so much joy to hundreds of millions of people around the world with his pitch-perfect comedic timing and wry wit. His legacy will live on through countless generations.”