Luke Perry, star of 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale,' hospitalized after suffering stroke
“Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry was hospitalized following a stroke, according to a report. The stroke occurred Wednesday, TMZ reports, with paramedics showing up to his Sherman Oaks home at about 9:40 A.M. He was brought to a hospital shortly thereafter, and his current condition has yet to be disclosed. Originally known for his role as Dylan McKay on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” Perry has yet to sign onto the series’ reboot, which was announced by Fox on Wednesday. Perry, 52, has starred as Fred Andrews, father to Archie, on the CW hit “Riverdale” since the show premiered in 2017. Prior to the stroke, he was filming episodes in Los Angeles.
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Luke Perry has been hospitalized, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The actor reportedly suffered a stroke on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Perry's rep Arnold Robinson told THR on Thursday the actor "is currently under observation at the hospital."
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an address believed to be Perry's around 9:40 a.m. for a "medical assistance" call on Wednesday, authorities said. Officials would not confirm the person was Perry but did say one person was transported to the hospital.
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The actress also asked for 'positive, wonderful thoughts' for her 'Beverly Hills, 90210' co-star.
TMZ was first the news.
On Wednesday, Fox announcedof Beverly Hills, 90210, where Perry famously played Dylan McKay during the original show's run through the 1990s. The 2019 summer event series sees six original stars returning to play heightened versions of themselves; Perry is not involved in the project.
Perry also did not appear in The CW's 90210 reboot, which featured original stars Jennie Garth, Shannen Doherty and Tori Spelling when it launched in 2008.
The 52-year-old actor currently stars on The CW's comic book adaptation Riverdale, which films in Los Angeles.
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