What Happened to Luke Perry? Everything We Know After Actor Reportedly Suffered a Stroke

Update: Luke Perry died on Monday after suffering a "massive" stroke. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, the actor's publicist confirmed that he was "surrounded" by family and loved ones at the time of his death.

"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," the statement read.

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90210 star Luke Perry has been hospitalized over a reported stroke. Rumors first claimed the actor was placed in a coma to facilitate recovery, but his representative denied the allegation in a statement to Newsweek.

"Mr. Perry is currently under observation at the hospital. He is not in a coma," his rep said.

NBC News reported that paramedics arrived at the 52-year-old actor's Sherman Oaks, California, home around 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday in response to a call.

TMZ and The Blast both reported audio footage that featured the 911 call. In the audio, Perry's blood pressure was given, and the word "stroke" is uttered.

TMZ had reported that apparent sources claimed he was "sedated."

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Luke Perry at the "Riverdale" press line at Comic Con in San Diego, California, on July 21, 2018. Chris Delmas/AFP/Getty Images

Perry is best known for playing Dylan on Beverly Hills, 90210, a role that shot him to stardom. He starred on the series from 1990 to 2000. He currently is featured on The CW's Riverdale as Fred Andrews, who is the father of series protagonist Archie Andrews (KJ Apa).

Perry's medical incident occurred the same day Fox announced its plans to revive Beverly Hills, 90210 as 90210—taking on the abbreviated title formerly used by the rebooted version by The CW from 2008 to 2013. Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling are set to reprise their roles in the revival series that's slated to drop this coming summer. Perry was not confirmed to be joining the new show.

His former and current costars showed support for him amid his medical crisis.

"No words can express what my heart feels hearing today's shocking news," Ziering wrote via Instagram on Thursday, accompanying a photo that featured him kissing Perry on the cheek. "Let us all say a prayer for his speedy recovery."

Shannen Doherty, who played Perry's love interest on Beverly Hills, 90210, also shared an old photo of the pair to Instagram on Thursday. "My friend. Holding you tight and giving you my strength. You got this," she wrote.

Molly Ringwald, who plays Perry's former spouse on Riverdale, tweeted: "Sending my love to Luke Perry."

"I just heard the frightening news about my dear old friend Luke Perry having a massive stroke," Kristy Swanson, who starred alongside Perry in 1992's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, tweeted. "Luke honey I am praying so hard for you right now, I love you so much, and by God's Grace you will get through this. Please pray for Luke."

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