CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Ohio native and actor Luke Perry has passed away. He was surrounded by his children and family after suffering a recent stroke, his representatives reported.
Perry, 52, was born in Mansfield and grew up in Fredericktown, a small community in Knox County.
Perry remained a resident in Ohio until moving to Los Angeles following high school.
The actor’s signature role came as Dylan McKay in the hit 1990s series “Beverly Hills, 90210.”
Michael O’Neil, a former staff member in President Barack Obama’s administration, revealed Sen. Sherrod Brown’s father actually delivered Perry during his birth in Mansfield.
Others with Ohio ties and former acquaintances of Perry also took to social media to react to the actor’s death.
Most recently, Perry starred on the CW series “Riverdale.”