Matthew Perry to Play Ron Clark
Three-time Emmy nominee Matthew Perry (Friends, The West Wing) has signed on to star in Turner Network Television (TNT)’s original drama The Ron Clark Story.
Perry is best known for his Emmy®-nominated performance on the long-running comedy series Friends. He also earned an Emmy® nomination for his work in a recurring role on the drama series The West Wing. Perry’s big-screen credits include Fools Rush In, Three to Tango and The Whole Nine Yards. He also co-starred in London’s record-breaking West End revival of David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago and recently directed an episode of the comedy series Scrubs. Perry also hosted this year’s ESPY Awards, which received its highest ratings in 13 years.
The Ron Clark Story written by Max Enscoe and Annie DeYoung (
Inspired to leave his small
The Ron Clark Story is the true account of this innovative teacher, who strives to tap into his students’ potential, talents and abilities, gaining their respect and ultimately raising their test scores to the highest level in the school.