As someone who grew up watching Beverly Hills 90210, I can’t believe it! Luke Perry had a massive stroke last Wednesday, (The day the 90210 reboot was announced) and never recovered.
Luke gained fame as teen heartthrob Dylan on “Beverly Hills, 90210 and more recently became a fan-favorite TV dad on the hit series “Riverdale”.
His rep confirmed his death on Monday.
“Actor Luke Perry, 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke,” the statement reads. “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. 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.”
I can't believe he is gone!⚡️ “Actor Luke Perry has died at age 52”https://t.co/U1uvsrP5WO
— Dylan (@Djdylan74) March 4, 2019