Publicist Arnold Robinson said that Perry died Monday after suffering a massive stroke.
Mr Robinson said Perry’s family and friends were with him when he died. Among them were his children, siblings, fiancee and former wife.
The actor had been hospitalised since last week following a storke. Robinson said no further details would be released at this time.
The publicist added that Perry’s family appreciates the support and prayers that were offered since Perry was hospitalised on Wednesday.