Entertainment TV Luke Perry Dead: 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale' Actor Dies at 52 After 'Massive Stroke' Luke Perry was hospitalized on Feb. 27 after suffering a stroke By Emily Strohm Published on March 4, 2019 12:51 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Luke Perry. Photo: Maarten de Boer/Contour/Getty Riverdale and Beverly Hills, 90210 actor Luke Perry has died at age 52, PEOPLE confirms. Perry was hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Feb. 27 after paramedics were dispatched to his home in Sherman Oaks, California. A source tells PEOPLE he never regained consciousness. The actor remained "under observation" for five days but died on Monday, March 4. Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering and More Stars Mourn Luke Perry's Death: 'My Heart Is Broken' "Actor Luke Perry, 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke," read a statement from Perry's rep. "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." Luke Perry. Maarten de Boer/Contour/Getty Remembering the Stars We've Lost in 2019 Perry, who currently stars as Fred Andrews on the CW series Riverdale, was best known for playing Dylan McKay on the hit TV series Beverly Hills, 90210 from 1990-1995. He returned again in 1998 until 2000. Everett Production on Riverdale has been temporarily suspended. Inside Luke Perry's Private Life: From Beverly Hills, 90210 Heartthrob to 'Hands-on' Father The same day that Perry was rushed to the hospital, Fox announced a reboot of the teen drama series which shot Perry to fame. Luke Perry Had Complicated Feelings About Being a Teen Idol: 'I'm a Simple Guy' Although his original costars Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling and Ian Ziering all signed on to the new project, Perry did not. Shannen Doherty Fights Back Tears After Luke Perry's Stroke The actor's film credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 8 Seconds and The Fifth Element. He also appeared on sitcoms including Will & Grace and Spin City. Katie Yu/The CW Perry wed Rachel "Minnie" Sharp in 1993, but they split 2003. Since their divorce, the couple has shared joint custody of son Jack, 21, and 18-year-old daughter Sophie. Rosanna Arquette Recalls Luke Perry's Friendship with Her Sister: 'I Know Alexis Is with Him' In lieu of flowers, the Perry family ask that donations be made to Fight Colorectal Cancer and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.