Luke Perry, "Beverly Hills, 90210" Actor Dies At 52-Celebrities Including Leonardo DiCaprio Pay Tribute

News by Joey Jordan Published on 05 Mar,2019

Beverly Hills, 90210 Actor Luke Perry Died Days After Suffering A Massive Stroke

  • Actor Luke Perry died.
  • The Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Perry passed away on Monday 4th March at the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. He was 52.
  • He was hospitalized on Wednesday, 27th February after he had a heart stroke at his Sherman Oaks house.
  • Many celebrities including his Beverly Hills, 90210 stars paid tribute to the late actor on social media.

Actor Luke Perry, famously known for his role in Beverly Hills, 90210 died less than a week after he suffered a massive stroke. He died at the age of 52 on Monday, 4th March.

His publicist Arnold Robinson revealed he was surrounded by his family and close friends when he took his last breath. Robinson said,

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

Perry was taken to the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, LA on Wednesday, 27th February after he suffered a heart attack at his home in Sherman Oaks.

CAPTION: Actor Luke Perry died at 52 days after suffering stroke SOURCE: Los Angeles Times

The Riverdale unit has postponed its shootings following his death news was announced. Show's executive producers, the CW network and WBTV released a statement saying Perry "was a beloved member of the Riverdale, Warner Bros, and CW family." The statement further continued,

Luke was everything you would hope he would be: an incredibly caring, consummate professional with a giant heart, and a true friend to all. A father figure and mentor to the show's young cast, Luke was incredibly generous, and he infused the set with love and kindness. Our thoughts are with Luke's family during this most difficult time.

Many celebrities including his Beverly Hills, 90210 co-stars, Ian Ziering, Shannen Doherty, Patricia Arquette took to their social media to pay tribute to the late actor. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio also extended his words of condolences via a tweet. Here are some of the tweets:

Late actor Perry is survived by his mother Ann Bennett, stepfather Steve Bennett, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, fiancee Wendy Madison Bauer, children Jack and Sophie, brother Tom Perry, and sister Amy Coder.