Luke Perry Dead at 52 After Massive Stroke

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According to multiple sources, TV actor Luke Perry has died at 52. The TV heartthrob who rose to fame on “Beverly Hills, 90210” never recovered from a massive stroke and passed away Monday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank.

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.

TMZ first reported that Perry was rushed to the hospital last Wednesday morning after suffering the stroke while at home in Sherman Oaks, CA and never recovered.

Born in Mansfield, Ohio Perry got his start in the early ’80s before becoming a household name thanks to “Beverly Hills, 90210”.  Most recently he had a starring role on CW’s “Riverdale” and a role in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Charles Manson movie, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”