Luke Perry Hospitalized After Reportedly Suffering Stroke
The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' and 'Riverdale' star was "under observation at the hospital" on Thursday.
Luke Perry has been hospitalized, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The actor reportedly suffered a stroke on Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
Perry's rep, Arnold Robinson, told THR on Thursday the actor "is currently under observation at the hospital."
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to an address believed to be Perry's around 9:40 a.m. for a "medical assistance" call on Wednesday, authorities said. Officials would not confirm the person was Perry but did say one person was transported to the hospital.
TMZ was first to report the news.
On Wednesday, Fox announced a revival of Beverly Hills, 90210, in which Perry famously played Dylan McKay during the original show's run through the 1990s. The 2019 summer event series sees six original stars returning to play heightened versions of themselves; however, Perry is not involved in the project.
Perry also did not appear in The CW's 90210 reboot, which featured original stars Jennie Garth, Shannen Doherty and Tori Spelling, when it launched in 2008.
The 52-year-old actor currently stars on The CW's comic book adaptation Riverdale, which films in Vancouver.
Warner Bros. and CBS TV Studios declined to comment when reached by THR.
Perry's 90210 co-star Ian Ziering was among those who took to social media to express his support. On Instagram, Ziering posted a black-and-white picture of the two of them from their days on the TV show and wrote, "No words can express what my heart feels hearing today's shocking news. Let us all say a prayer for his speedy recovery."
And Shannen Doherty posted the below image of Brenda and Dylan's memorable spring dance episode, with the caption "My friend. Holding you tight and giving you my strength. You got this."
Jackie Strause contributed to this report.
10:50 a.m. This story has been updated with Ian Ziering's and Shannen Doherty's Instagram posts.