Actor Luke Perry, who made a name for himself starring in Beverly Hills 90210, has died at the age of 52. He suffered a catastrophic stroke last week and had been hospitalized at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. Perry was stricken in his Sherman Oaks home on Wednesday.
Born in Mansfield Ohio on October 11th 1966 he appeared in The Fifth Element, Buffy the Vampire Slayer along with his signature role in 90210 which turned the young actor into a heartthrob. He had been married to actress Rachel Sharp. The pair divorced in 2003 after ten years of marriage. He is survived by his two children, Jack and Sophie.