Actor Luke Perry Has Died. He Was 52

Luke Perry, '90210' and 'Riverdale' star, dies at 52

TV icon and star of "Beverly Hills, 90210" Luke Perry died after suffering a massive stroke. TMZ reported that Luke passed away Monday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank.

Luke suffered a massive stroke last Wednesday and doctors say that he never fully recovered.

HIs friend and former co-star Shannon Doherty said it was difficult for her to talk about him without "bursting into tears." Luke Perry rose to fame playing the heartthrob loner Dylan McKay on the original "Beverly Hills, 90210."

His publicist confirmed the news as well. See her statement in the tweet below.