Reaction to the death of Luke Perry, whose credits included “Beverly Hills, 90210,” ”Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Riverdale.”

— “I will forever bask in the loving memories we’ve shared over the last 30 years. May your journey forward be enriched by the magnificent souls who have passed before you, just like you have done here, for those you leave behind.” — Ian Ziering, via Twitter.

— “My heart is broken. I will miss you so much Luke Perry. Sending all my love to your family.” — Molly Ringwald, via Twitter.

— A father figure and mentor to the show’s young cast, Luke was incredibly generous, and he infused the set with love and kindness.” — Statement from “Riverdale” producers and cast.

— “The first time I met Luke Perry we talked about what kind of movie we wanted ‘Buffy’ to be. I asked if he’d ever seen ‘Near Dark’ and he gave me a look of HOW DARE YOU SIR and I knew we’d get along. Funny, committed, and always gracious. He shouldn’t be gone.” — Joss Whedon, via Twitter.

— “Heartbreaking. Absolutely heartbreaking.” — Josh Gad, via Twitter.

— “Luke Perry was a character actor in the body of a heartthrob. Much respect.” — Jon Cryer, via Twitter.

— “Will miss ya, ‘Dad.’ Grateful for the chance to have known you.” — Alyson Stoner, who co-starred with Perry in “Alice Upside Down,” via Twitter.

— “Rest Luke — the way you always treated me (and anyone I ever introduced you to, no matter how much they screamed and squealed with joy and excitement) — in peace.” — Donnie Wahlberg, via Twitter.

The Associated Press