Beloved actor, Luke Perry passed away Monday due to a massive stroke. Perry was 52. According to Perry’s publicist, he was hospitalized last week and surrounded by loved ones until his last day. At this time, no further details have been released.
Many remember Perry as Dylan McKay on “Beverly Hills 90210” (1990-2000) and Fred Andrews on “Riverdale” (2016-2019). He also appeared in many other television series and films, including“Fifth Element,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” and “Hot in Cleveland.”
Perry will be deeply missed by those who loved him both on and off the big screen.
“I always felt like something of an outsider. But I identified with people up on the screen. That made me feel like I wanted to be up on the screen too. I felt like eventually I would get there.” — Luke Perry, IMDb
— ABC News (@ABC) March 4, 2019
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Dearest Luke, I will forever bask in the loving memories we've shared over the last thirty years. May your journey forward be enriched by the magnificent souls who have passed before you, just like you have done here for those you leave behind. God please give him a seat close to to you, he deserves it.
— #Q13FOX (@Q13FOX) March 4, 2019
— Variety (@Variety) March 4, 2019
FACT: Luke Perry is the reason I had sideburns in high school.
— Felix Radio📻 (@FelixRadio) March 4, 2019
Before '90210,' Luke Perry starred in the #BuffyTheVampireSlayer movie in 1992. 'Buffy' series creator @joss paid tribute to Perry on Twitter: "Funny, committed, and always gracious. He shouldn’t be gone" https://t.co/W8zExJeHnM pic.twitter.com/RkBzuv9H0y
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 4, 2019
Luke Perry. Brought a James Dean coolness to early 90s TV, and made a teen soap about spoilt rich kids edgier than it had any right to be. He has stood out in anything I’ve seen him in since. He will be missed. pic.twitter.com/DMgwsVzEm5
— David Kidd (@davidpkidd) March 4, 2019