Molly Ringwald shares heartfelt tribute to Riverdale star Luke Perry

The world was stunned following the untimely passing of Riverdale and 90210 alum Luke Perry yesterday. The actor, who suffered a stroke last week, was aged 52.

Luke was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Minnie Sharp, mum Ann Bennett, step-dad Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and other close family and friends at the time of his passing.

The actor’s co-stars of past and present have been paying tribute to the late-actor, including Pretty In Pink actress Molly Ringwald.


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Molly starred alongside Luke in teen-drama series Riverdale. The Breakfast Club star played his character’s former partner.

Molly took to Instagram to share a photo of her character dancing with Luke’s character Fred Andrews.

She wrote a heartfelt message alongside the beautiful photo: “Goodbye, my friend. I enjoyed dancing with you for a time…”


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Fans, who are understandably shocked by the death of Luke, were quick to comment on the post.


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“He was such a good man, and a great actor. He will be missed by everyone,” one shared.

Another added: “It’s wonderful you got to share time on screen with him and a beautiful dancing moment. He will be in everyone's hearts and prayers forever.”


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“I still can’t believe he’s gone. He will be truly missed,” another commented.

Luke’s family and friends have asked for the public to respect their privacy during this harrowing time.


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“The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world,” the actor’s family stressed in a statement.