Matt LeBlanc

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Quotes (11)

  • Matt: Comedy is just to me, maybe it's a natural knack, if I can see where the joke is in the writing and I can see where the setup is and I can tell this is the way to make it.

  • Matt: As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.

  • Matt: And if you have great writing, it's really easy, but if it's not so great and you have to work a little harder, I could tell where the work needed to be done but comedy is just fun.

  • Matt LeBlanc: Misery is manifold. The wretchedness of the earth is multiform.

  • Matt LeBlanc: The more cynical you become, the better off you'll be.

  • Matt LeBlanc: I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society.

  • Matt LeBlanc: I don't like silk underwear. They don't do the job, you know?

  • Matt LeBlanc: When I was younger and studying acting, I never ever saw myself in the sitcom world; it was drama that really turned me on and still does.

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Trivia (34)

  • Along with actress Angie Everhart, Matt LeBlanc is a celebrity endorser of Saks Incorporated at 5th Avenue in New York.

  • Matt LeBlanc speaks fluent French.

  • Matt and the cast of Friends were nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at the SAG Awards seven times. They were nominated in 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004. They won in 1996.

  • In August 2007 Matt's former manager, Camile Cerio, revealed he was suing the actor, claiming he owed her at least $1 million. Her lawsuit alledges that she should receive commission for as long as Matt receives income from the series, Friends.

  • Joey's (Matt LeBlanc's character on Friends) pick-up line, "How you doin'?" was ranked #4 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 20 Top Catchphrases".

  • When Matt LeBlanc auditioned for the role of Joey on Friends, he only had $11 dollars. When the cast got their paychecks, the first thing he bought was a hot dinner.

  • Matt has said that with the one ketchup commercial he was able to buy a house, a car, a motorcycle and a wardrobe full of clothes.

  • After graduating Matt moved to New York where he decided to join an adult drama class.

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