After suffering a massive stroke at his Sherman Oaks, California home a few days ago on Wednesday, February 27, beloved actor Luke Perry has sadly passed away at age 52. Most known for his roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and, more recently, on Riverdale, Luke has acted on many TV shows and appeared in lots of popular movies during his decades-long Hollywood career.
In a statement obtained by Closer Weekly, Luke’s rep confirmed the star passed away “surrounded by his children, Jack and Sophie, fiancée Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, stepfather Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder and other close family and friends.”
The message continued, “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.”
Following Luke’s death, many of his former costars and close Hollywood friends took to social media to share kind words, thoughts and memories of the late actor.
Scroll down to read stars’ touching tributes to Luke after his untimely death.