LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Actor Luke Perry, who starred on the long-running hit show “Beverly Hills, 90210,” suffered a stroke Wednesday.
Perry, 52, was taken by ambulance to a Los Angeles-area hospital after paramedics responded to his home in Sherman Oaks.READ MORE: Hiring Crisis At Pechanga Resort And Casino Causes Management To Offer Big Bonuses To Potential Employees
At first, officials say Perry was talking to first responders and he was fully conscious. But his condition quickly deteriorated and he was rushed to the emergency room.
“We received a 911 call at 9:39 a.m. yesterday,” a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson told ET Thursday. “The firefighters and paramedics from our department responded and one ambulance transported to an area hospital.”
His condition Thursday was not immediately confirmed. A representative for Perry told ET he remained under observation at the hospital.READ MORE: Pack Of Unleashed Cane Corso Mastiff Dogs Attack Residents In Tarzana Neighborhood
“90210” ran for ten seasons on Fox, from 1990 to 2000. Also Wednesday, Fox announced it was rebooting “90210” with the original cast members. It’s unclear if Perry will be part of the show.
Perry currently stars in the CW show “Riverdale.”
He’s also appeared in a handful of films, including “The Fifth Element,” ”8 Seconds” and “American Strays.” He appeared in HBO’s prison drama “Oz” and voiced cartoons like “The Incredible Hulk” and “Mortal Kombat.” In recent years he starred in the series “Ties That Bind” and “Body of Proof.”
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