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Leonardo DiCaprio talks ‘Riverdale’, actor Luke Perry, he says he was starstruck by the “great man”

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As Hollywood mourns the death of “Beverly Hills, 90210′ and ‘Riverdale’ star Luke Perry, much to his co-stars and celebrity friends took to social media to share their condolences. The 52-year-old was remembered as a childhood staple, and an overall good-hearted person, both personally and professionally.

The academy award-winning actor Leonardo Dicaprio, has a confession: he, Too, knows what it’s like to be starstruck.

The “Titanic” heartthrob, who stars in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film,’ Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” talked to Extra about working with the late Luke Perry, who was one of DiCaprio’s co-star in the film.

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“I grew up with him [‘in Beverly Hills] 90210’ is looking for him, quite literally, the coolest guy on Earth, and to be honest, when I was on the set, and I was starstruck,” DiCaprio, 44, told the publication at the film’s premiere in Los Angeles on Monday. “We have got to sit down and have a chat. He couldn’t be a more amazing human being. It’s a real tragic loss.”

He said Perry was the “kindest, sweetest human being you could ever hope to meet.”

Leonardo DiCaprio attends the Sony Pictures’ “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” Los Angeles ” Premiered on July 22, 2019 at the latest, in los angeles, California, usa.
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Perry, who played the role of Archie Andrews’ [KJ Apa] with a father in the hit CW show called “Riverdale,” died in March at the age of 52, after suffering a stroke.

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After his death, DiCaprio, along with many other Hollywood stars, is a tribute to him.

“Luke Perry was a kind and loving and a very talented artist. It has been an honour to work with him. My thoughts and prayers go out to him and his loved ones,” he wrote on Twitter at the moment.

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