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Luke Perry Reportedly Suffers Stroke, Is Hospitalized

TMZ is reporting that the 52-year-old actor has had a stroke.

February 28, 2019


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A publicist for "Riverdale" and "Beverly Hills, 90210" star Luke Perry says the actor has been hospitalized.

Publicist Arnold Robinson tells The Associated Press the 52-year-old actor is "currently under observation" at the hospital.

Born and raised in rural Fredericktown, Ohio, Perry was tapped for heartthrob status along with Jason Priestley on "Beverly Hills 90210," which ran from 1990 to 2000.

Perry has had roles in a handful of films, including "The Fifth Element," ''8 Seconds" and "American Strays." He appeared in HBO's prison drama "Oz" and voiced cartoons like "The Incredible Hulk" and "Mortal Kombat." In recent years he starred in the series "Ties That Bind" and "Body of Proof."

TMZ is reporting that actor Luke Perry has suffered a stroke and is now hospitalized. 

According to TMZ, the Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale star suffered a stroke Wednesday and is now hospitalized in Los Angeles.

His condition is currently unknown.