Final 12 months, Luke’s dying got here as a shock to everybody. He was solely 52 years previous when he handed away.
In March 2019, the Riverdale actor’s rep confirmed his dying. “The household appreciates the outpouring of help and prayers which were prolonged to Luke from all over the world, and respectfully request privateness on this time of nice mourning,” his rep stated in an announcement to E! Information. “No additional particulars will likely be launched at the moment.”
Moreover, Riverdale govt producers Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Jon Goldwater, together with Warner Bros. Tv and the CW, issued an announcement following the actor’s dying.
“We’re deeply saddened to study at the moment concerning the passing of Luke Perry,” an announcement learn on the time. “A beloved member of the Riverdale, Warner Bros. and CW household, Luke was every thing you’d hope he could be: an extremely caring, consummate skilled with an enormous coronary heart, and a real buddy to all. A father determine and mentor to the present’s younger solid, Luke was extremely beneficiant, and he infused the set with love and kindness. Our ideas are with Luke’s household throughout this most tough time.”