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Luke Perry Has Been Hospitalized After Reportedly Having A Stroke

A Perry spokesperson said the actor is currently under medical observation.

Last updated on February 28, 2019, at 3:32 p.m. ET

Posted on February 28, 2019, at 11:52 a.m. ET

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Actor Luke Perry has been hospitalized after having a massive stroke Wednesday, TMZ reported. His condition is not known at this time.

A spokesperson for the actor confirmed to BuzzFeed News that he “is currently under observation at the hospital.” However, contrary to what some media reports have said, "he is not in a coma," the spokesperson added.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Fire Department told BuzzFeed News that firefighters and paramedics “responded to a medical aid request” at the actor’s address shortly after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning and that an individual was transported to the hospital by the fire department.

Perry, 52, currently plays Archie’s dad, Fred Andrews, in the CW show Riverdale.

On the same day of Perry’s reported medical emergency, Fox announced a reboot of Beverly Hills, 90210, featuring much of the original cast.

Perry, who played the brooding Dylan McKay in the original version, is not set to return to the show, but has an open invitation to act in as many 90210 revival episodes as he is able.

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