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Scruffy Matthew Perry Appears Unrecognizable In NYC

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May. 29 2017, Updated 8:52 p.m. ET

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Former Friends star Matthew Perry looked rough around the edges in New York City on Sunday. The actor best known to fans as Chandler appeared to be a far cry from his TV titan days as he walked around the streets. Click on Radar's gallery for more on his scruffy day out.

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Perry, 47, who was previously treated for drug and alcohol addiction, looked down and out in New York. A mystery blonde was by his side for part of the day.

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Was it the ex-Friends star – or a hobo? Perry shuffled along, wearing a casual ensemble of black jacket, T-shirt and jeans, and tennis shoes without laces for his New York outing.

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As Radar has reported, it's not the first time Perry has looked rough. Last year, he made a bizarre appearance on Seth Myer's Late Night show, slurring his words and seeming bleary-eyed.

Matthew Perry Unrecognizable Sober NYC
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Last year in London, Perry also looked bloated and tired during a career slump for the actor who alongside such Friends co-stars as Jennifer Aniston, once ruled the TV world.

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Matthew Perry Unrecognizable Sober NYC
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Radar learned that Perry has seemingly abandoned his passion project, sober living home The Perry House,  amid his recent career slide.

Matthew Perry Unrecognizable Sober NYC
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Perry hasn't looked like himself lately. He's had many bad hair days,  as Radar has previously reported.

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The TV icon recently played Ted Kennedy in a Reelz drama. Did the part hit too close to home for Perry, who has admitted to previous problems with alcohol?

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In 2015, Perry told the Hollywood Reporter about his struggle with alcoholism, saying, "I'm an award-winning alcoholic." He also told BBC Radio 2 in Britain that he found himself unable to recall his least favorite episode of Friends due to his admitted substance abuse at the time.

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