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Patrick Swayze

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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.

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  • 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

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