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Patrick Swayze

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Biography

Swayze greeting fans after Guys and Dolls, September 27, 2006

Source: Wikipedia

Patrick Wayne Swayze (/ˈsweɪziː/; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. Having gained fame with appearances in films during the 1980s, Swayze became popular for playing tough guys and romantic lead males, gaining him a wide fan base with female audiences and gaining him statuses as a teen idol and sex symbol.

Fact file

  • Born: Patrick Wayne Swayze August 18, 1952 Houston, Texas, U.S.
  • Died: September 14, 2009 (aged 57) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer
  • Resting place: Cremated, ashes scattered at his New Mexico ranch
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Waltrip High School San Jacinto College
  • Occupation: Actor, dancer, singer-songwriter
  • Years active: 1979–2009
  • Spouse(s): Lisa Niemi (1975-2009, his death)
  • Parent(s): Jesse Wayne Swayze Patsy Swayze
  • Relatives: Don Swayze (brother)

Read more about Patrick Swayze at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

What's on TV, Aug. 18-24: 'I Am Patrick Swayze,' 'The Righteous Gemstones,' 'Baskets' and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-08-16 18:49:26
Broadcast, cable and streaming TV highlights for Aug. 18-24 include "I Am Patrick Swayze," "The Righteous Gemstones," the series finale of "Baskets" and the new docs "Jawline" and "Hitsville: The Making of Motown"

Grab your tissues: 5 Patrick Swayze moments in the new documentary that'll give you all the feels
USA Today Movies, 2019-08-15 10:00:12
A decade after Patrick Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer, a new documentary on Paramount Network is reminding fans of his tenacity and starpower.        

Patrick Swayze's widow shares story about his abusive mother: She would lay into him
USA Today Movies, 2019-08-14 19:35:15
Patrick Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi, opens up about the late actor's troubled childhood in new documentary "I Am Patrick Swayze."        

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