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Publicist Reveals Luke Perry’s Cause of Death in Statement

Luke Perry

Luke Perry’s publicist issued a statement on the star’s sudden death, revealing that he passed away on Monday after suffering from a “massive stroke.”

“Actor Luke Perry, 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke. He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophia, fiancé [sic] 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,” a representative for the Riverdale and 90210 actor statement to BuzzFeed News.

‘90210’ Star Luke Perry Dead at Age 52

“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. No further details will be released at this time,” the statement concluded.

Perry was hospitalized the same day FOX announced that its reboot of Beverly Hills, 90210 will premiere this summer.

The actor, 52, is survived by his son Jack, 21, and daughter Sophie, 18, from his marriage to ex-wife Rachel Sharp.

R.I.P, Luke Perry.