The Internet Responds to Luke Perry's Death With Heartfelt Tributes

The death of Riverdale's Luke Perry has resulted in an outpouring of supportive messages from celebrities and fans. Having suffered a severe stroke on February 27, Perry died earlier this week at 52. 

Perry was best known for his role as teenage heartthrob, Dylan McKay on the 1990 show Beverly Hills, 90210 and most recently, played Fred Andrews, father of Archie Andrews on the CW hit show, Riverdale. From teen idol to doting father, Perry was a veteran in the entertainment world and his death has spurred reactions from celebrities all over social media.

From his 90210 co-stars: 

In an exclusive statement to PEOPLE Jenny Garth said: 

“My heart is broken. He meant so much to so many. Such a very special person. I share my deep sadness with his family and all who loved him. Such a terrible loss.”

From the Riverdale cast and crew:



I don’t have any words now. Maybe I will later. 💔

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A statement from Riverdale’s executive producers, Warner Bros., and The CW.

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From his Buffy The Vampire Slayer co-star and writer: