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Celebrities Pay Tribute to Luke Perry on the 1-Year Anniversary of His Death

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By Allie Elaine

Today marks the tragic anniversary of actor Luke Perry's sudden passing. On this day last year, Perry died of a massive stroke at the age of 52. Being that Perry was a beloved co-star of many Hollywood actors, social media has blown up with tributes in honor of the late Perry. Ian Ziering, Perry's co-star on the hit series "Beverly Hills 90210", took to Instagram to remember his dear friend. Ziering paired his tribute with a "throwback" photo of him and Perry.

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For the caption of the photo, Ziering wrote, "Hard to believe it's been a year since losing Luke. Though time heals wounds, the pain of loss lasts forever. Miss you so much pal. #RIPLuke."

Fellow "Beverly Hills 90210" co-star, Vincent Young, also shared a tribute, writing, "Here's a drink to ya Luke, I'm not a big throw back person. I'm all about the present and the future and I am grateful for the work I've been able to do the last couple years, but today a drink in your honor and getting a chance to work with you and know you back in the day respect."

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He added, "Also Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is the best film I've seen all year, was special to see Luke in this film."

"Riverdale", the series which Perry had been a part of at the time of his death, has also continued to honor Perry in several episodes since his passing, including the season 4 premier. During the premier, "Riverdale" creator, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, tweeted, "Probably the most important episode of Riverdale we'll do this year, if not ever. A tribute to our fallen friend. Thankful for this opportunity to honor Luke and Fred."

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Recently, Perry's "Riverdale" co-star, Marisol Nichols, honored Perry with a social media message. She wrote, "One year ago. Missing this incredible being, it goes without saying we lost him too soon. Took this shot off the screen from our photo shoot for S2. He loved playing Fred Andrews, a genuinely good, honorable, caring dad and a stand up guy. And because that was who Luke was he imbued his character with all of himself and I loved him for it."

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Actress Lili Reinhart also spoke of Perry just a couple of weeks ago. She shared an interesting experience she had during a dream with her followers on Instagram. Reinhart wrote, "I had a dream last night that I saw Luke...and I hugged him so hard and cried into his shoulder, telling him how much we all miss him...Looking back on it this morning, I think his spirit was visiting me in my sleep, letting me know he's smiling brightly on the other side."

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