Actor Luke Perry, best known for his roles in Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale, passed away at the age of 52, after suffering a massive stroke. The actor was rushed to the hospital last week after reportedly suffering a stroke. His publicist said Perry died surrounded by his family and friends.
His publicist Arnold Robinson in a statement mentioned:
“He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, step-father Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends,” Robinson said in a statement. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning. No further details will be released at this time.”
Luke Perry became a teen idol for playing Dylan McKay on the famous TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1990 to 1995, and again from 1998 to 2000. He also starred as Fred Andrews on the CW series Riverdale, and had guest roles on notable shows such as Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Will & Grace.
Indeed a sad moment it is for Luke Perry fans, R.I,P.
Here is how his fans took it to twitter to share their love for the star:-
— Lisa ❤️ #MendesArmy (@lisamendesxx) March 4, 2019
I’m ACTUALLY crying. This is so sad. I grew up watching 90210 and Dylan McKay was everything. Then Riverdale came on and he was instantly my favorite. My heart hurts with this one #RIPLUKEPERRY. Too soon man 😢 pic.twitter.com/FLahogNVoG
— Jillian Cherie (@JillyVegas) March 4, 2019
— Ingrid Z #FBPE (@IngridZ35) March 4, 2019
— Greg Proops (@GregProops) March 4, 2019
— Michaela Kaitlyn (@MichaelaK8lyn) March 4, 2019
Met Luke Perry when I was 20. I interrupted his dinner & he kindly took a pic w/ me. One of the most humble & kind people I’ve ever met. Blessed to have had that chance. I’m heartbroken he is gone way too soon. #LukePerry #90210 #RIPLukePerry pic.twitter.com/5adokyCJz0
— Deborah Muller-Dental Hygienist (@Deb72) March 4, 2019
💔 " I'm not worried about being a big star " – Luke Perry – you were a big star to me, your star will be dearly missed.. thank you for lighting up my youth. Your smile will be missed. #LukePerry pic.twitter.com/ApTV2ZPhov
— Jessica Fischer 🌻 — Kootenay Wildflower Farms (@JessNFischer_) March 4, 2019
— Mirella (@JaMiMaEv) March 4, 2019
— Luke Goss (@LukeGoss) March 4, 2019
— Dan (@datdan90) March 4, 2019