Luke Perry Has Tragically Passed Away at 52

'Riverdale' and '90210' fans are mourning the actor.

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Luke Perry, best known for his roles on 90210 and most recently the character of Archie's dad on the CW's Riverdale, has reportedly passed away at the age of 52. The actor suffered a massive stroke last week, and was unable to recover from the damage.

Perry's publicist confirmed the news Monday morning in the following statement:

Here, Perry's fans react to the tragic news.

His Riverdale co-stars, including Lili Reinhart and Marisol Nichols, later reacted to the news on Twitter and Instagram:

Sending love to Perry's family and the entire Riverdale cast.

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