Luke Perry died Monday at 52, drawing a flood of tributes on social media.

By Rachel Desantis
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Actor Luke Perry , who rose to fame as Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills, 90210 but found a whole new generation of fans on The CW’s Riverdaledied of a stroke Monday at age 52, prompting an emotional outpouring of tributes from costars and fans alike.

Ian Ziering was the first 90210 star to pay tribute, tweeting, “Dearest Luke, I will forever bask in the loving memories we’ve shared over the last thirty years. May your journey forward be enriched by the magnificent souls who have passed before you, just like you have done here, for those you leave behind.”

Molly Ringwald, who appeared as Perry’s ex-wife on Riverdale, tweeted that she was devastated by the actor’s death.

“My heart is broken. I will miss you so much Luke Perry,” she wrote. “Sending all my love to your family.❤️ #LukePerry”

Christine Elise McCarthy, who played Emily Valentine on Beverly Hills, 90210, remembered her late costar with a sweet photo from their days on set.

“With the heaviest of hearts, I am devastated to@tell you we lost Luke. I am still in shock and I have no words beyond saying he was a truly kind gentleman,” she wrote. “He will be mourned and missed by everyone who know him and the millions who love him. RIP, dearie Luke. Your time here was far too short.

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