Report: actor Luke Perry is dead at 52


Luke Perry’s Cause of Death Confirmed After Burial in Tennessee

March 13, 2019

TMZ reports that Luke Perry's cause of death has been officially confirmed as a stroke. The 52-year-old actor's death certificate lists cause of death as an "ischemic cerebrovascular accident" (a.k.a. a stroke) that occurred five days before his death on March 4. The death certificate also lists Perry's fiancée, Wendy Madison Bauer, as his next of kin, and reveals that Perry was buried on Monday in Dixon, Tennessee. According to TMZ, Perry was a part-time Tennessee resident and owned a farm there since 1995.