Shannen Doherty appeared on Dancing With the Stars last season to honor her father, who had recently suffered a stroke. On Sunday, she issued a statement saying John Thomas Doherty died Friday at age 66 after a series of health issues.

The Beverly Hills 90210 alum was eliminated from Dancing in March after just one week of competition. But she considered her stint on the show a success because her father was in the audience, watching her perform.

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