Today we woke up to the heartbreaking news that Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale star Luke Perry had sadly passed away at the age of 52.

The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Perry passed away in in hospital, where he had been under observation after suffering a massive stroke on February 27.

He was surrounded by his children and close family.

Celebs Share Heartbreaking Tributes To Luke Perry Following His Tragic Passing

Perry as affluent high school student Dylan McKay in 90210

Perry first rose to fame in iconic ’90s series  Beverly Hills, 90210 where he played teen heart-throb Dylan McKay from 1990 to 2000.

After the show came to an end, Perry went on to feature in a number of other series, including Oz, Jeremiah, and Body Of Proof.

In 2016, Perry also secured a major Riverdale role as Fred Andrews, father of protagonist Archie (KJ Apa).

Celebs Share Heartbreaking Tributes To Luke Perry Following His Tragic Passing

Apa (left) and Perry (right) in CW teen drama Riverdale

Following the news of his tragic passing, loads of his friends and colleagues have taken to social media to express their condolences over the loss of the beloved actor,

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