Luke Perry

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'In Memoriam' Tribute Had Surprising Omission

Luke Perry, Sid Haig did not appear

(Newser) - Hollywood said goodbye to beloved stars including Kirk Douglas, Danny Aiello, and Oscar-winner Kobe Bryant as Billie Eilish sang "Yesterday" during the "In Memoriam" segment of the Academy Awards on Sunday—but there were some surprising omissions. Luke Perry, who died in March last year at age 52,... More »

Shannen Doherty Reveals Stage 4 Diagnosis

'My cancer came back,' says actress

(Newser) - Shannen Doherty delivered somber news on Tuesday. The actress who announced she was in remission from breast cancer in 2017 revealed to ABC News that she is now in stage 4. "My cancer came back," said Doherty, who was first diagnosed with the disease in 2015 . "I... More »

The 10 Most-Googled Terms of the Year

Disney Plus tops the list, and yes, 'Baby Yoda' makes an appearance on a sub-list

(Newser) - What did Americans want to know about this year? Google is letting us know via its annual list of the most-searched-for terms in the US:
  1. Disney Plus : Disney's addition to the ever-growing list of streaming services tops the list for 2019.
  2. Cameron Boyce : The Disney Channel star was found
... More »

Perry's Riverdale Character Gets a Hero's End

Family, friends take part in tribute episode

(Newser) - Riverdale bid goodbye to Luke Perry and his character, Fred Andrews, in an emotional premiere for the CW show's fourth season that aired Wednesday. "For a show with evil board games and cults, [the tribute is] surprisingly tasteful and solemn," the New York Post reports, noting Fred... More »

Luke Perry Got His Final Wish: Interment With Mushrooms

Specifically, he was laid to rest in a biodegradable 'mushroom burial suit,' per his daughter

(Newser) - There's been some confusion on whether Luke Perry was buried or cremated, and his daughter has apparently cleared that up, with an interesting detail thrown in. Per the Tennessean , Perry was interred in Tennessee (he'd owned a farm in Vanleer), and in an Instagram post over the weekend,... More »

Report: Luke Perry's Ashes Scattered on His Farm

TMZ says actor was cremated, and remains spread over his beloved Tennessee property

(Newser) - The initial confusion around Luke Perry's apparent burial appears to have been cleared up with a report he wasn't buried at all. Perry, who died March 4 after suffering a massive stroke, was cremated and his ashes spread over his Tennessee farm—"the place he most cherished,... More »

Luke Perry Was to Wed August 17

The news comes as Perry's death certificate reveals he's been buried in Tennessee

(Newser) - Luke Perry has been laid to rest in Tennessee, where the actor had owned a farm since 1995. His death certificate, obtained by USA Today and other outlets, says his body was transported from California to Tennessee and lists a funeral home near Nashville as having handled his burial, though,... More »

Luke Perry's Daughter: Stop 'Shaming Me' for How I'm Grieving

Sophie, 18: 'I am going to laugh and smile and live my normal life'

(Newser) - It's been just over a week since Luke Perry died after a massive stroke, and even though his 18-year-old daughter, Sophie, put out a heartfelt message asking fans to bear with her as she navigated her dad's tragic death, some have been less than understanding, per People . In... More »

Here's What Jason Priestley Had to Say About Luke Perry

Perry's '90210' co-star shares touching Instagram tribute

(Newser) - He was the clean-cut Brandon to Luke Perry's rebel Dylan, and on Thursday, Perry's fellow 90210 heartthrob Jason Priestley spoke out on Perry's untimely death. "It’s taken me a couple of days to figure out how to write this... My dear friend of 29 years,... More »

Here's What Can Cause a Stroke at 52

The risk factors can be different for middle-aged people, experts say

(Newser) - If you were left feeling concerned after Luke Perry's death after a stroke at age 52, wondering if you, too, are at risk at such a young age—you're not alone. Articles abound in the wake of his death explaining that strokes can happen at any age. But,... More »

Luke Perry's Daughter Speaks Out

Sophie, 18, speaks out in wake of dad's passing

(Newser) - Luke Perry's 18-year-old daughter, Sophie, released her first statement Tuesday in the wake of her father's untimely death. "A lot has happened in this past week for me. Everything is happening so fast," she wrote on Instagram alongside a picture of her with her dad. "... More »

Luke Perry Was More Than Just Dylan

Celebs, fans mourn untimely passing of '90210,' 'Riverdale' star

(Newser) - Luke Perry's death at age 52 shocked many on Monday, and the Washington Post , Page Six , and the AP round up reactions from fans and colleagues alike that use words including "stunned," "crushed," "heartbroken," and "devastated." Some co-stars shared stories about... More »

Luke Perry Dies After 'Massive' Stroke

Actor, 52, died Monday morning surrounded by family, friends

(Newser) - Luke Perry, the beloved star of Beverly Hills, 90210, and Riverdale, is dead at age 52. TMZ reports the actor never recovered after suffering a massive stroke at his Sherman Oaks, Calif., home Wednesday morning. He died Monday morning surrounded by family and friends including his children, his fiancee, his... More »

Celebs Shower Support Onto Luke Perry: 'You Got This'

Messages are pouring in from '90210' and 'Riverdale' co-stars, plus others

(Newser) - Riverdale and 90210 fans are still in shock over the news of actor Luke Perry's stroke , which he suffered in his California home on Wednesday morning, and some of his co-stars are sending out their support online. BuzzFeed and USA Today note the big names from both shows who... More »

Report: Luke Perry Has Massive Stroke

His rep confirms only that he's 'under observation' at hospital

(Newser) - Luke Perry, beloved star of the '90s classic Beverly Hills 90210 as well as the current favorite Riverdale, has suffered a "massive stroke," TMZ reports. Details are scarce, but sources say paramedics responded to a call from Perry's Sherman Oaks, Calif., home around 9:40am Wednesday... More »

New AARP Cover Boy: Luke Perry

Yes, he's 50

(Newser) - He used to be on magazine covers geared to a much different age set, but Luke Perry just had a milestone birthday. As a result, the former 90210 star is on the front of AARP's magazine, notes CNET . Perry turned 50 earlier this month, officially putting him in the... More »

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