Actor Luke Perry, who played Dylan McKay in hit TV show Beverly Hills 90210 died on Monday. Last week Luke Perry was hospitalized because of a stroke. Luke Perry was only 52 years old.
Actor Luke Perry died on Monday morning at the St. Joseph hospital in Burbank, California. According to his publicist, when he died Luke Perry was with his children, Jack and Sophie, fiancee Wendy Madison Bauer, former wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennet, step father Steve Bennet, his brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder and other members of his family.
Last week Luke Perry was hospitalized after suffering a massive stroke in his Sherman Oaks, California home. The actor was put on sedation to allow his brain to recover after the trauma however this procedure failed because the stroke was very severe.
In the “Riverdale” TV show Luke Perry played the role of Archie’s father. He became famous world wide thanks to his role as Dylan McKay in Beverly Hills 90210.
Luke Perry was hospitalized one day after The CW announced a Beverly Hills 90210 reboot with some of the original cast: Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling.
The CW brought Beverly Hills 90210 on the small screen for five seasons, with a new cast, between 2008 and 2013. Garth, Doherty and Tori Spelling resumed their roles in the new show.
Celebrities are reacting to the news of the death of Luke Perry, who died Monday after suffering massive stroke. He was 52.
Here’s what they are saying:
The first time I met Luke Perry we talked about what kind of movie we wanted “Buffy” to be. I asked if he’d ever seen “Near Dark” and he gave me a look of HOW DARE YOU SIR and I knew we’d get along. Funny, committed, and always gracious. He shouldn’t be gone.
— Joss Whedon (@joss) March 4, 2019
RIP Luke Perry – my heart goes out to his family and friends. Absolutely heartbreaking #GoneTooSoon
— Nicole Eggert (@NicoleEggert) March 4, 2019
My heart is broken. I will miss you so much Luke Perry. Sending all my love to your family. ❤️ #LukePerry
— Molly Ringwald (@MollyRingwald) March 4, 2019
Luke Perry was humble and kind every time we crossed paths. I’m so sorry to hear of his passing.
— scott foley (@scottkfoley) March 4, 2019
Rest In Peace, Luke Perry 💔 pic.twitter.com/HuADMbJjSa
— that 70s show ☮︎ (@that70sclips) March 4, 2019
Rest in peace, Luke Perry 💔
— Good Morning America (@GMA) March 4, 2019
Touching tributes from Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashley Tisdale and more will make you laugh, cry and appreciate Luke Perry’s heartthrob impact all over again. ❤️ RIP, icon. https://t.co/uctWNSSgQL pic.twitter.com/de7ynGVbcV
— Entertainment Tonight (@etnow) March 4, 2019