Who Is Luke Perry's Fiancé? New Details On Wendy Madison Bauer

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Who Is Luke Perry's Fiancé? New Details On Wendy Madison Bauer

Our condolences go out to her.

Luke Perry passed away at St. John's Medical Center in Burbank, California on Monday, five days after he was rushed to the hospital following a massive stroke. He was 52. Perry shot to fame in the 1990s as Dylan McKay on Beverly Hills 90210. Most recently he played Archie's father on Riverdale. At the time of his death, Perry was surrounded by his children Jack, 21, and Sophie, 18, his mother Ann Bennett, his step-father Steve Bennet, his brother Tom Perry, sister, Amy Coder, fiancé Wendy Madison Bauer, and ex-wife Minnie Sharp. The family released a statement saying: "The family appreciates the outpouring of support and prayers that have been extended to Luke from around the world, and respectfully request privacy in this time of great mourning. No further details will be released at this time." Who is Luke Perry's fiancé?

1. The world just found out he was engaged

Luke Perry kept his private life very private. In fact, the media didn't even know he was engaged before today when the family released the statement following his death. People didn't even know he had a serious girlfriend before today. Wendy Madison Bauer, Luke Perry's fiancé was by his side when he died. Not much is known about her or her relationship with Perry. In. 2017, the Daily Mail posted some photos of then 50-year-old Perry on the red carpet at the 28th Annual GLAAD Media awards in Beverly Hills with a beautiful brunette woman. 

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2. She is a marriage and family therapist

According to the LinkedIn page of Wendy M. Bauer, she is a "Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the Los Angeles area, providing psychodynamic psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples." She attended Louisiana State University and received her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government as well as English Literature. She was a Gamma Phi Beta. She attended Antioch University in Los Angeles for her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. She graduated in 2011.

3. She was an actress

Between undergrad and graduate school, Wendy Madison Bauer was an actress working under the name Madison Bauer. She had small rolls in a number of television shows from 2004-2011 including House and The Mentalist

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4. From 90210 to Riverdale

Luke Perry shot to fame in 1990 with his role as Dylan McKay in Beverly Hills, 90210. He was introduced to a new generation of fans in the CW Series Riverdale, in which he played Fred Andrews, a mayoral candidate and Archie's dad. In 2017, he told the Hollywood Reporter: “I like playing the dad because I like being a dad." 

5. Tributes

A number of tributes have been pouring in following the passing of Luke Perry. Everyone from his old 90210 co-stars to the writer's room of Riverdale have taken a moment to honor their friend. Ian Ziering wrote: "Dearest Luke, I will forever bask in the loving memories we've shared over the last thirty 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."

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based freelance writer covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. She is deeply devoted to her chocolate Labrador and an avid long distance runner. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.

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