His rep said in a statement obtained by J-14, “Actor Luke Perry, 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke. He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mother Ann Bennett, step-father Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends. The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning. No further details will be released at this time.”
Fans know that the actor played Archie’s dad, Fred Andrews, on Riverdale. The cast of the CW series quickly shared their shock and heartbreak as they mourned the loss of the actor. Scroll through our gallery to see their emotional messages.
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