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Matt LeBlanc

Actor Matt LeBlanc
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: LeBlanc gained worldwide fame for his role as Joey Tribbiani on the sitcom Friends (1994-2004), which became one of the most popular television shows of all time.

After its conclusion he starred in the spinoff, Joey (2004-6). Following this he took a six-year hiatus from acting, before returning in the hit series Episodes (2011-17), which won him a Golden Globe Award.

Since 2016 he has replaced Jeremy Clarkson as the host of Top Gear, and returned to sitcoms with his role in Man with a Plan (2016-present).

Born: July 25, 1967
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 54 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 2003-05-03 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (35) weds former model Melissa McKnight (38) at a private estate overlooking Anini Beach in Kilauea, Hawaii
  • 2006-10-06 "Friends" actor Matt LeBlanc (39) divorces former model Melissa McKnight (41) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

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