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Luke Perry Biography

Birth Name:
Coy Luther Perry III
Birth Place:
Mansfield, Ohio, United States

Fast Facts

  • Voted Biggest Flirt his senior year of high school
  • Kept a tally of his 216 acting rejections before landing a stint on the ABC sudser Loving
  • Originally auditioned for the role of Steve Sanders on Beverly Hills, 90210
  • Came to the aid of audience members when part of the London Theatre's ceiling collapsed during a 2004 production of When Harry Met Sally, in which he starred
  • He tended to some of the injured and helped with the theater's evacuation
  • Ranked No
  • 6 in a 2005 TV GUIDE list of TV's Greatest Teen Idols


  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Thomas Perry -- Brother
  • Sophie Perry -- Daughter
  • Minnie Sharp -- Ex-wife
  • Coy Luther Perry II -- Father
  • Ann Perry Bennett -- Mother
  • Amy Perry -- Sister
  • Jack Perry -- Son
  • Steve Bennett -- Stepfather
  • Emily Bennett -- Stepsister