John Stamos Recalls Matthew Perry's Kind Gesture on 'Friends' Set 20 Years Ago: 'I Never Forgot That'!

John Stamos fondly remembers Matthew Perry with a heartwarming story about their time together on Friends. The Full House star took to Instagram to share an anecdote from his guest appearance on the hit sitcom, reflecting on the kindness shown to him by Perry, who passed away at the age of 54 on Saturday. Stamos portrayed the character Zach, a potential sperm donor for Chandler and Monica. He revealed that he and Perry had been friends long before their time on Friends, and they spent a lot of time together during Stamos' guest appearance.

Stamos recalled a memorable moment backstage before his entrance in the May 2003 episode titled "The One with the Donor.

" Perry whispered to him, predicting that the audience would go wild upon seeing Stamos, sparking anticipation for loud screams. However, when Stamos made his entrance, there was silence, causing him to feel embarrassed. On the verge of quitting showbiz and slinking back to his dressing room, Stamos was pleasantly surprised when Perry addressed the studio audience. Perry, with his characteristic wit, declared, "Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for John Stamos! You guys probably didn't recognize him at first because he's so much better looking in person!" Stamos expressed gratitude for Perry's thoughtful gesture, stating that he would never forget it and that the world would never forget Perry.

The sudden loss of Perry has led to an outpouring of tributes from Hollywood and around the globe, including heartfelt statements from his Friends castmates. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, and David Schwimmer, in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE, expressed their devastation and emphasized that they were more than just castmates; they were a family. Acknowledging the need for time to grieve, they shared their thoughts and love for Perry and conveyed their support for his family and friends.

The creators and executive producer of Friends also expressed their shock and deep sadness, praising Perry's talent and describing him as the only actor capable of truly embodying the role of Chandler Bing. They mentioned the joy, humor, and kindness he brought to every moment, both on-screen and in life.

Perry's family also spoke out, expressing their heartbreak and gratitude for the love and support they have received. They highlighted the joy he brought to the world as an actor and a friend. Matthew Perry truly made a lasting impact, and his loss has left a profound void in the hearts of many.

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