KJ Apa is still looking for the right words to describe the effect that late Luke Perry had on his life.
The young "Riverdale" actor played Perry's son (Archie) in the CW series and finally opens the 52-year-old tragic death.
At a meeting on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Friday, Apa said, "It's not every day you come across a guy like Luke."
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"Luke is the kind of person who did everything he can to make it you are, no matter how big or small you are, feel welcome And welcome. It's hard to talk to how it makes me feel, "he added.
"We had a very close relationship," revealed the 21
Apa said that he hopes to be such a "day as Fallon said," You can be like that. You are like that. "
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Perry died on March 4 after suffering a massive stroke on February 27 at his home in Los Angeles.
When the news broke first, Apa Perry welcomed a picture of him smiling at a "Stay in love with the bridge," he wrote.
Later, Fallon held the shot at talk show. "It's my favorite picture of Luke," Apa said. "I just think he's in complete and complete peace in the photo. He lives the dream. "
This previous Wednesday was Perry's last episode on" Riverdale ", and it is not certain how his character, Fred, will be written by the show. The show's showrunner, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, admitted that the cast is still expressed with Perry's death.
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"You honestly know we think I am All still in shock and are still in the process of grieving, "he said," Entertainment tonight. "" We know we have to address it somehow, but we give some time and space before we find out the best way to honor him. "