Luke Perry dead at 52: Look back at his time on '90210'

Luke Perry has sadly passed away on March 4th, 2019 after suffering a stroke last Wednesday at the young age of 52.

The actor left his mark on Hollywood through his mega successful career, most notably during his time on FOX's "Beverly Hills, 90210," which he starred in from 1990-2000. The show became became a global pop culture phenomenon. The cast including Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Brian Austin Green, Ian Ziering and Shannen Doherty became a Hollywood sensation back in their heyday.  

SEE ALSO: Luke Perry, 52, dies 5 days after suffering stroke

After moving to Los Angeles from Ohio in his late teens, Perry auditioned for the role as Steve Sanders on "90210," but ultimately secured the role as heartthrob Dylan McKay.

Throughout the duration of his 10 years on the hit television series, Perry continued to venture out to other acting gigs including Pike on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," which he won an a supporting role for. He went on to star in "Terminal Bliss," "The Fifth Element," and even made an appearance on "The Simpsons" in 1993. From 1995-1998, Perry took a brief hiatus from Dylan McKay in an effort to star in more mature and creative roles. 

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No words can express what my heart feels hearing today's shocking news. Let us all say a prayer for his speedy recovery.
Circa 1995, Studio portrait of the cast of the television series, 'Beverly Hills, 90210' 1990s. Clockwise from bottom left: Brian Austin Green, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Luke Perry, Gabrielle Carteris, Mark Espinoza, Jason Priestley, Ian Ziering, Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. (Photo by Fox Broadcasting/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MARCH 17: Beverly Hills 90210 stars Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling, producer Aaron Spelling, Shannen Doherty and Luke Perry pose for a portrait in the Press Room during the 1992 People's Choice Awards on March 17, 1992 at Universal Studios in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Davis/Getty Images)
Cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 (Photo by mikel roberts/Sygma via Getty Images)
Cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 (Photo by mikel roberts/Sygma via Getty Images)
Cast of Beverly Hills, 90210 (Photo by mikel roberts/Sygma via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - The cast of 'Beverly Hills 90210' at the People's Choice Awards, 17th March 1992. From left to right, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling, Aaron Spelling, Shannen Doherty and Luke Perry. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Luke Perry and Tori Spelling (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Brian Austin Green, Gabrielle Carteris, Joe E. Tata, Luke Perry, Jennie Garth & Tori Spelling (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)
Tiffani Amber Thiesen, Vanessa Marcel, Gabrielle Carteris, Jennie Garth, Tori Spelling, Joe E. Tata, Vincent Young, Ian Ziering, Brian Austin Green & Luke Perry (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
UNITED STATES - Actors Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling and Luke Perry of 'Beverly Hills 90210' at the People's Choice Awards, 17th March 1992. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - Actors Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling and Luke Perry of 'Beverly Hills 90210' at the People's Choice Awards, 17th March 1992.(Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Shannen Doherty and Luke Perry at the 18th Annual People's Choice Awards, Universal Studios, Universal City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, and Luke Perry at the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, and Luke Perry at the 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Beverly Hills 90210's Luke Perry and Jason Binn circa 1992 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Binn/WireImage)
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In 2008, Perry told the United Press International, "I'm going to be linked with him until I die, but that's actually just fine. I created Dylan McKay."

ET caught up with his former co-star Shannen Doherty just one day before Perry's death. "I can't talk about it here 'cause I will literally start crying but I love him and he knows I love him," said Doherty. "It's Luke, and he's my Dylan."

A "Beverly Hills, 90210" revival has officially been ordered at Fox as of recent. Perry did not sign on to join his original castmates including Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green and Tori Spelling -- who are all set to return to the small screen.

Perry has also gained TV recognition for his most recent role as Fred Andrewson the hit CW show "Riverdale." 

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RIP Luke Perry. In high school we all wanted to be as cool as you.
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