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Shannen Doherty’s Father Dies

Actress Shannen Doherty has suffered a heartbreaking loss – her beloved father has died, RadarOnline.com has learned.

John Thomas Doherty, 66, passed away last Friday.

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The former 90210 star issued a statement through her publicist calling her dad the “greatest man in the world.”

She added, “I love him with every inch of my being and cannot imagine life without him.”

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Doherty, 39, said she was inspired to take on the gruelling challenge of competing on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars after her father suffered a stroke on Christmas Day.

Her dad managed to make it to one of her DWTS performances during her short stint on the show this past March.

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