Luke Perry the TV heartthrob who rose to fame on ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ has died after suffering a massive stroke.
Luke passed away Monday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank, CA. According to his rep, Luke was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiance 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.
He was rushed to the hospital last Wednesday morning after suffering the stroke while at his Sherman Oaks, CA home.
Doctors had sedated Luke, hoping to give his brain a fighting chance to recover from the trauma of the stroke but the damage was too extensive.
Born in Mansfield, Ohio Luke got his acting start in the early ’80s and became a household name on ‘90210.’ Most recently he’s had a starring role as Archie’s dad on CW’s hit show, “Riverdale.”
He also filmed a role in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Charles Manson movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”
He was 52.
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