Luke Perry’s daughter Sophie shares sweet birthday tribute to late Riverdale star

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Luke Perry and daughter Sophie
‘Happy birthday, fashion icon’ (Picture: Sophie Perry/Instagram)

Luke Perry’s daughter Sophie has penned a sweet message to her late dad on what would have been his 53rd birthday.

The 19-year-old shared a snap of herself and her father grinning contentedly as they clung onto one another.

The Riverdale star donned a navy swimsuit jacket and plaid shorts, which Sophie joked about within the sweet put up.

‘Happy birthday, fashion icon,’ she wrote. ‘I can hear you doing your best Tim Gunn impersonation now [heart emoji]. Love you the most.’

Fans and buddies of the late star have been fast to share supportive messages, with David Arquette commenting three coronary heart emojis.

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’s Madelaine Petsch (Cheryl Blossom) added: ‘Love this,’ with co-star Skeet Ulrich (FP Jones) additionally sending her coronary heart emojis.

Luke, who additionally starred in 90210, tragically died again in March after struggling a stroke.

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An announcement confirming the information, defined that he had been surrounded by his household and shut buddies.

‘Actor , 52, passed away today after suffering a massive stroke,’ the assertion learn. ‘He was surrounded by his children Jack and Sophie, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, ex-wife Rachel ‘Minnie’ Sharp, mom Ann Bennett, step-father Steve Bennett, brother Tom Perry, sister Amy Coder, and different shut household and buddies.’

Meanwhile, Riverdale not too long ago mentioned a heartbreaking farewell to him with the dying of his character Fred Andrews.

In the season 4 premiere titled In Memoriam, Riverdale opened the episode with Fred’s son Archie (KJ Apa) receiving a telephone name from police inside Pop’s Diner, earlier than he drops his telephone and falls to his knees.

Back in his house, FP tells Archie and his mom how Fred determined to cease and assist a motorist on the facet of the street on his means house, just for him to be killed in a success and run whereas aiding the stranger.

The episode noticed characters reminisce about Fred’s affect on their early years, earlier than Archie goes to the location of the hit and run the place they discover his dad’s truck.

Luke Perry in Riverdale
Luke performed Fred Andrews on the present (Picture: CW)

A funeral for Fred takes place later within the episode, seeing characters Archie, Jughead (Cole Sprouse), Kevin (Casey Cott), and extra carry his casket, whereas a transferring rendition of Amazing Grace performs out.

Various characters, together with Betty (Lili Reinhart), place roses on the casket within the emotional scene, because the digital camera cuts again to a photograph of Luke’s character sitting on prime.

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Multiple members of the solid and crew shared tributes to their buddy, with the present’s creator Roberto Aguirre Sacasa writing: ‘Tonight Season four of #Riverdale premieres. With an episode that honors our buddy Luke.

‘It’s an episode bursting with unhappiness, however much more so with love. I’m humbled by the excellent work everybody did on it. I hope you prefer it, Luke. We miss you on daily basis.’

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