Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Remembering Luke Perry, his sense of humor, his serious side -- and his commercials


Actor Luke Perry, best known for his roles as Dylan McKay in "Beverly Hills, 90210" and most recently as Fred Andrews in "Riverdale," died Monday after suffering a stroke. He was 52.

Perry was TV's teenage heartthrob of the '90s, but he also starred in commercials for Pizza Hut and Old Navy, as well as several PSAs. Some of the ads show his sense of humor and willingness to poke fun at his heartthrob image. But there were also PSAs showing his serious side; the executive producers of "Riverdale," along with The CW and Warner Bros., called Perry "an incredibly caring, consummate professional with a giant heart, and a true friend to all."

Pizza Hut (1997)

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