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'He Shouldn't Be Gone': Stars React To Luke Perry's Death

Luke Perry died aged 52 after suffering a stroke last week.

The star best known for his roles in 'Beverly Hills 90210' and 'Riverdale' was rushed to hospital on Wednesday.

A representative has since confirmed the much-loved actor has died.

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Stars have since begun paying tribute on social media, sharing photos and memories of the actor.

Molly Ringwald who played Perry's ex-wife in 'Riverdale' wrote: "my heart is broken, I will miss you so much".

Ian Ziering who starred alongside Perry In 'Beverly Hills 90210' said he will "forever bask in the loving memories we've shared over the last 30 years".

Riverdale executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa posted a message remembering the calls Perry would often make ahead of his scenes.  The Riverdale writer's room official account also posted calling Perry a "joyful and vibrant soul". He played Fred Andrews on the series which, according to Variety and Deadline, has halted production following the news of his death.

The series' executive producers, Aguirre-Sacasa, Jon Goldwater, Sarah Schechter and Greg Berlanti issued a statement saying:

"We are deeply saddened to learn today about the passing of Luke Perry. A beloved member of the Riverdale, Warner Bros. and CW family, Luke was everything you would hope he would be: an incredibly caring, consummate professional with a giant heart, and a true friend to all. A father figure and mentor to the show’s young cast, Luke was incredibly generous, and he infused the set with love and kindness. Our thoughts are with Luke’s family during this most difficult time."

Many who had worked with, known or were simply touched by his work shared messages of condolences on social media.

Featured Image: Instagram @ianziering.