Last week, Perry was hospitalized in Los Angeles area, died surrounded by his kids Sophie and Jack, his parents, his fiancee and ex-wife, close friends, siblings, and other close family members, reports Perry’s agent Arnold Robinson.
Robinson said in a statement that “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.”
The popular actor had been in Los Angeles, working on the Television series “Riverdale”, which is an adaptation of Archie comic book. In the TV series, Luke Perry was playing the role of Archie’s father Fred Andrews, when he suddenly suffered the stoke on last Wednesday.
Perry was hospitalized on the same day. Meanwhile, Fox has announced that it was rebooting “Beverly Hills, 90210”, featuring six of the original stars including Jennie Garth, Jason Priestley, and Tori Spelling, though there was no confirmation of Luke Perry, who in the 1990s played the role of Dylan McKay on the long-running TV series, would take part in the reboot.
The news of Perry’s hospitalization had stimulated an outpouring of support from celebrities, including his former co-stars of “Beverly Hills, 90210”.
Shannen Doherty played the role of Brenda Walsh in the long-run TV series, expressed on account of Luke perry’s hospitalization that “my friend. Holding you tight and giving you my strength. You got this.”
Doherty in her Instagram post has shared an old cast photo of the two actors locked in a hug- their roles were one of the show’s super couples.