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Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale star Luke Perry dies at 52

Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale star Luke Perry (52) died on Monday after suffering a massive stroke.

His rep in a statement said, “He (Luke) 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,” and added “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.”

On Feb 28 Perry suffered a massive stroke after which he was hospitalized. After which several of his former co-stars such as Ian Ziering and Shannen Doherty from 90210 took to social media to show their love and support for Perry.

 

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My friend. Holding you tight and giving you my strength. You got this.

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No words can express what my heart feels hearing today’s shocking news. Let us all say a prayer for his speedy recovery.

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#tbt they were so happy here!!! Anyone remember this episode? #brendaanddylan #90210

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Luke Perry was Born to Coy Luther Perry Jr and Ann Bennett in Mansfield, Ohio. Perry in his early age decided he wanted to pursue acting so he moved to Los Angles. There he got his first break when he was 16 acting in soap operas like NBC’s ‘Another World’ and ABC’s ‘Loving’ while also doing voice work for animated series such as The Incredible Hulk.

But Perry is most known for his role in the 90s teen drama Beverly Hills, 90210 and playing the role of Fred Andrews, Archie Andrews father in Riverdale