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Luke Perry ACTOR




LUKE PERRY BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Luke Perry was born on October 11th, 1965 in Mansfield, Ohio with the birth name Coy Luther Perry III, born to Ann Bennett and Coy Luther Perry Jr.  After graduating in 1984 from Fredericktown High School he began to pursue a career as an actor.
 
He relocated to New York and began auditioning for commercials.  He has said that he went on over 215 auditions before he finally booked his first role.  His persistence paid off as he was soon appearing on such television series as, "Loving" (1987-1988) and "Another World" (1988-1989).
 
Luke soon was cast in his most well known role on the television series, "Beverly Hills, 90210" playing Dylan McKay.  The series ran for ten years.  While working on the show he also worked on such films as, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1992), "Terminal Bliss" (1992) and "8 Seconds" (1994).
 
In 1995, he chose to leave the series and concentrate on more mature roles being seen on the big screen in such features as, "Normal Life" (1996), "Riot" (1997) and "The Fifth Element" (1997).
 
For financial reasons, in 1998 he returned to "Beverly Hills 90210" and remained with the series until it ended in 2000.  As his career progressed it was not too hard for him to remain in the industry and not be typecast from his teenage role.  He appeared in the films, "Storm" (1999), "The Sandlot: Heading Home" (2007) and "A Gunfighter's Pledge" (2008).
 
Along with working in films he also appeared on a number of television series.  Some of which were, "Spin City" (1997), "Jeremiah" (2002-2004), "Will and Grace" (2005), "What I Like About You" (2005), "Windfall" (2006), "John from Cincinnati" (2007) and "Criminal Minds" (2008).
 
In addition to film and television work, Perry has done a variety of voice over projects for such shows as, "Family Guy", "The Simpsons", "Johnny Bravo", "Biker Mice from Mars", "The Incredible Hulk", "Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm" and "The Night of the Headless Horseman".
 
Perry has also done some stage productions on Broadway such as appearing in the musical, 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (2001) and "When Harry Met Sally" (2004).
 
More recently he has appeared in the Swedish film, "Äntligen Midsommar" (2009), the television movie, "Angel and the Badman" (2009), the film, "Goodnight for Justice" (2011) and the television series, "Body of Proof" (2012).
 
Luke Perry has married only one time to Rachel Sharp, also known as Minnie in 1993 and they had two children before this marriage came to an end in 2003.  Perry currently resides in Los Angeles California and also owns a home in Vanleer, Tennessee.


Filmography

2013   Soho

2012   Climbing Life

2012   Dragon Warriors 

2011   A Fine Step

2012   Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts 

2012   Body of Proof

2011   Pound Puppies

2011   Battle Scars: The Bud Moore Story 

2011   Goodnight for Justice 

2010   FCU: Fact Checkers Unit

2010   Hanna's Gold 

2010   Generator Rex 

2010   Redemption Road

2010   Final Storm 

2010   Good Intentions

2010   Leverage 

2009   Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency 

2009   The Storm

2009   Angel and the Bad Man

2009   Silent Venom 

2009   Upstairs

2009   Ã„ntligen midsommar!

2008   A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride

2008   Criminal Minds

2008   Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

2008   A Gunfighter's Pledge

2007   Alice Upside Down

2007   John from Cincinnati 

2007   The Sandlot: Heading Hom

2007   Biker Mice from Mars

2006   Dishdogz 

2006   Windfall 

2005   Supernova

2005   Descent

2005   What I Like About You

2005   Will & Grace

2002-2004  Jeremiah 

2003   Down the Barrel

2003   Clone High

2002   Johnson County War

2002   Fogbound

2001-2002  Oz 

2001   Just for Laughs: Montreal Comedy Festival

2001   The Triangle

2001   Night Visions

2001   Dirt

2001   The Enemy

1999-2000  Pepper Ann

2000   Attention Shoppers

1990-2000  Beverly Hills, 90210

2000   The Heist

1999   The Night of the Headless Horseman 

1999   Storm 

1999   The Florentine 

1998   Indiscreet

1997   Lifebreath

1996-1997  The Incredible Hulk

1997   The Fifth Element 

1997   Invasion

1997   Riot

1997   Spin City

1996   Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm 

1996   American Strays 

1996   Normal Life 

1994-1995  Biker Mice from Mars 

1994   8 Seconds

1993   At Home with the Webbers

1992   Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

1992   Terminal Bliss 

1991   Scorchers 

1988-1989  Another World 

1987-1988  Loving 

1982   Voyagers!







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