Luke Perry Biography (1966-)

Full name, Coy Luther Perry III; born October 11, 1966, in Mansfield (some sources cite Fredricktown), OH; son of Coy (a steelworker) and Ann (a homemaker; present surname, Bennett) Perry; stepson of Steve Bennett (a construction worker); married Minni Sharp (a homemaker), November 20 (some sources cite November 18), 1993; children: Jack, Sophie. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212-1825.; Contact: Nigro Karlin & Segal, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90067-4003.

Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 11, 1966
Mansfield, Ohio

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ned Bates, Loving, ABC, 1987-1988
  • Kenny, Another World (also known as Another World: Bay City), NBC, 1988
  • Dylan McKay, Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1990-1995 1998-2000
  • Voice of Sub-Zero, Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series (also knownas Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm), USA Network, 1995
  • Voice of Rick Jones, The Incredible Hulk, UPN, 1996
  • Stewart Walldinger, Pepper Ann (also known as Disney's Pepper Ann), ABC, 1997
  • Jeremiah Cloutier, Oz, HBO, 2001
  • Miniseries
  • Beau Stark, Invasion (also known as Robin Cook's Invasion),NBC, 1997
  • Harry Hammett, Johnson County War, Hallmark Channel, 2001
  • Movies
  • Michael Nash, Indiscreet, HBO, 1998
  • Dr. Ron Young, Storm, Fox Family Channel, 1999
  • The Last Buckaroo, TBS, 2000
  • Specials
  • Entertainers 91: The Top Twenty of the Year, ABC, 1991
  • Idols, Fox, 1991
  • First Person with Maria Shriver, NBC, 1992
  • Fox/MTV Guide to Summer 92, Fox, 1992
  • Star-athon 92: A Weekend with the Stars, syndicated, 1992
  • Voice of Brom Bones, The Night of the Headless Horseman, Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Voice, "Krusty Gets Kancelled," The Simpsons (animated), Fox, 1993
  • Peter Brinkley, "The Time Has Come Today," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1994
  • Billy McCoy/Marshall Jedediah Southwit, "The Real McKay," Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox, 1995
  • Spence, "Kiss Me, Stupid," Spin City, ABC, 1997
  • Also voice for "Luke Perry's Guide to Love," an episode of Johnny Bravo (animated), Cartoon Network.
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation, Fox, 1991
  • The 18th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1992
  • The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards, TBS, 1992
  • Presenter, The 1992 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 1992
  • Other
  • Martin Devoe, The Last Breath (also known as Lifebreath), 1991
  • Boomer, Riot (also known as Riot in the Streets), Showtime,1997
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Directed episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210, Fox.
  • Film Appearances
  • Sweet Trash, 1989
  • Ray Ray, Scorchers, 1991
  • John Hunter, Terminal Bliss, Cannon Pictures, 1992
  • Pike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Garbage guy, The Webbers (also known as At Home with the Webbers and Webber's World), Den Films, 1993
  • Lane Frost, 8 Seconds (also known as The Lane Frost Story),New Line Cinema, 1994
  • Himself, Vacanze di Natale 95, Filmauro Distribuzione, 1995
  • Chris Anderson, Normal Life, Fine Line Features, 1996
  • Johnny, American Strays, A-pix Entertainment/Unapix Entertainment,1996
  • Billy, The Fifth Element (also known as Le cinquieme element), Columbia/TriStar, 1997
  • Frankie, The Florentine, Bcb Productions, 1999
  • Jack, The Heist, 1999
  • Mark, Attention Shoppers, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment,2000
  • Attorney, Dirt, Canned Pictures, 2001
  • Luxury of Love, No Lollygaggin Productions, 2001
  • The Enemy, Dej Productions/Promark Entertainment Group, 2001
  • Stage Appearances
  • Guest, The J. Keith van Straaten Show, ACME Comedy Theatre, Los Angeles, 2001
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Time Out: The Truth about HIV, AIDS, and You, Paramount, 1992
  • For Our Children, 1993

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1992, Gale, 1992
    Periodicals
    • People, August 26, 1991, pp. 38-39; September 9, 1991, November 4,1991, pp. 95-102; May 5, 1997, p. 19; November 23, 1998, p. 27
    • Rolling Stone, February 20, 1992
    • Vanity Fair, July, 1992, pp. 92-96, 146-151

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