Luke Perry Born: 10/11/1966
Birth Place: Mansfield, Ohio, USA
Born Coy Luther Perry III on Oct. 11, 1965 to blue-collar parents Coy Sr., a steelworker, and Ann, a homemaker, in Fredericktown, OH, Perry was inspired to become an actor after seeing the movie "Cool Hand Luke"(1967), marveling at the fact that someone (albeit, a character) with his name could be on the big screen and that the flick's leading man, Paul Newman, was from Ohio. Hardly the usual signposts one would use to pursue one's dreams, but Perry felt acting was his true calling. In the meantime, he was dealt some unpleasant cards during his childhood. With his parents splitting up when he was six years old and his estranged father passing away from a heart attack in 1980, the y...
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