October 11, 1966
March 4, 2019
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
75 kg | 165.5 lbs
42 in | 106 cm
11 US | 44 EU
33 in | 83 cm
Coy Luther "Luke" Perry III was born in Mansfield, Ohio, United States, on October 11, 1966, was an American actor.
Young Luke Perry first started his acting career in Los Angeles.
He had more than 250 auditions before he got his first acting role.
He made his big screen debut in drama film Scorchers (1991) in role as Ray Ray.
He got his television debut in NBC science fiction series Voyagers! (1982) in episode "The Day the Rebs Took Lincoln", in role as Union Prisoner.
Luke's breakthrough performance came as Dylan McKay in teen drama television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1995; 1998–2000).
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) black comedy fantasy horror opposite Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland and Rutger Hauer
8 Seconds (1994) biographical drama with Stephen Baldwin, James Rebhorn and Cameron Finley
Normal Life (1996) crime drama opposite Ashley Judd, Bruce A. Young and Jim True-Frost
Terminal Bliss (1992) drama with Estee Chandler and Sonia Curtis
Descent (2005) adventure horror thriller opposite Natalie Brown, Michael Dorn and Rick Roberts
American Strays (1996) comedy drama with Jennifer Tilly, John Savage and Brion James
The Sandlot 3 (2007) sport family opposite Danny Nucci and Sarah Deakins
Riot (1997) drama with Dante Basco, Kieu Chinh and Alexis Cruz
The Enemy (2001) action thriller opposite Olivia D'Abo, Roger Moore and Tom Conti
Johnson County War (2002) Western with Burt Reynolds and Michelle Forbes
The Florentine (1999) drama comedy opposite Jeremy Davies, Virginia Madsen and Mary Stuart Masterson
Silent Venom (2009) horror thriller with Tom Berenger and Louis Mandylor
The Triangle (2001) thriller opposite Dan Cortese, Olivia d'Abo and Dorian Harewood
Supernova (2005) disaster thriller with Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda and Clemency Burton-Hill
The Final Storm (2010) apocalyptic thriller opposite Steve Bacic, Lauren Holly and Cole Heppell
Redemption Road (2010) drama with Michael Clarke Duncan, Kiele Sanchez and Taryn Manning
Red Wing (2013) Western romantic drama opposite Glen Powell, Joelle Carter and Bill Paxton
Dudes & Dragons (2015) fantasy action with James Marsters, Adam Johnson and Kaitlin Doubleday
Black Beauty (2015) family opposite Bruce Davison and Jennifer Mckenzie
Love in Paradise (2016) comedy drama with Emmanuelle Vaugier, Tom Butler and Matt Frewer
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019) comedy drama in role as Wayne Maunder, directed by Quentin Tarantino (posthumous release)
Another World (1988-1989) NBC soap opera in role as Kenny
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 1993.
He played Dylan McKay in teen drama television series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1995; 1998–2000) in 199 episodes.
He voiced Sub-Zero in animated series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (1996) and Rick Jones in animated series The Incredible Hulk (1996-1997).
Oz (2001-2002) HBO drama series in role as Rev. Jeremiah Cloutier
Jeremiah (2002-2004) Showtime post-apocalyptic action drama series in role as Jeremiah
What I Like About You (2005) The WB sitcom in role as Todd
Windfall (2006) NBC drama series in role as Peter Schaefer
John from Cincinnati (2007) HBO drama series in role as Linc Stark
Body of Proof (2012-2013) ABC medical crime comedy drama series in role as CDC Officer Dr. Charlie Stafford
Riverdale (2017-2019) teen drama television series in role as Fred Andrews
Attended Fredericktown High School in Ohio.
He was a school mascot, known as "Freddie Bird".
He originally auditioned for role of Steve Sanders in series Beverly Hills, 90210.
He was a good friends with Shannen Doherty.
Posthumously honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019.
Featured in music videos for:
Twisted Sister "Be Chrool to Your Scuel" (1985)
The Killers featuring Wild Light and Mariachi El Bronx "¡Happy Birthday Guadalupe!" (2009)
Lived in Los Angeles, California and Vanleer, Tennessee.
Luke died on March 4, 2019 in Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center - Burbank, Burbank, California, United States, at the age of 52.
He was married to Rachel Minnie Sharp (1993-2003) they had two children.
He dated Madison Bauer (2017-2019), Kristy Swanson (1991-1992) and Yasmine Bleeth (1987-1988).