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Luke Perry, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ star, is dead at 52

Perry had suffered a massive stroke, his rep Arnold Robinson told

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Luke Perry, the Riverdale star and actor best known for his role as Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210, has passed away at the age of 52.

The actor was hospitalized last week after suffering a stroke. His publicist confirmed the news, said Perry died surrounded by his family and friends.

His publicist Arnold Robinson in a statement shared, “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.”

As being reported he was taken to hospital on Wednesday in Los Angeles, where he had been shooting scenes for Riverdale at the Warner Bros film lot.

The 52-year-old actor currently stars on The CW’s comic book adaptation Riverdale, which films in Vancouver.

Perry was famous for starring in Beverly Hills 90210 from 1990 to 2000. He also starred in films including 8 Seconds and The Fifth Element.

Before 90210, Perry starred in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer film in 1992.

Fans are mourning the death of their beloved star,  obituary messages are pouring in on social media:

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