KJ Apa opens up On behalf of legendary star Luke Perry showing immense respect and love stating 'hard to find anyone deserving as him'.
'Riverdale' Archie, KJ Apa, who plays Luke Perry onscreen son opened up about the further programs since Luke's death in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight.
The 21-years-old shared "Luke is the kind of person who did everything you can to make whoever you are as the actor shares a very close relationship with his on-screen dad as Luke used to call his parents every week and keep them updated about me."
Late Luke Perry dead at 52 on Beverly Hills after a stroke (October 11, 1966- March 4, 2019 ).SOURCE: TMZ
The actor further added, "He made such a huge effort from the very beginning, "I wish I could be like that," you know?"
KJ opens up about his experiences and bond with Luke on 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon', check it out in the clip, below.
After news broke of Perry’s untimely death, Apa posted a touching tribute to Instagram. He shared a photo of Perry smiling while riding on a boat with the caption, “Rest in love bro.”
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“That’s my favorite photo of Luke,” Apa told Fallon. “I just think he’s in complete and utter peace in that photo. He’s living the dream.”
Prior to his tragic demise on March 4, 2019, following a massive heart stroke, Luke played a total of three seasons in Riverdale and recently on Wednesday night episode, the beloved actor also appeared in the final scene he filmed before his death.
Likewise, The American drama Riverdale pays tribute to Luke Perry in First-Episode since actor's Death. Check out the last ever video of Luke Perry as 'Fred Andrews'.
Since the last appearance of Luke aired on Wednesday the showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is now in a dilemma to finish the storyline of Fred's.
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However, in the upcoming sequels, Roberto has planned to address Perry's death as well as his onscreen character. However, the decisions are yet to be confirmed officially.