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Patrick Swayze

Greeting fans after Guys and Dolls in 2006
Born Patrick Wayne Swayze
August 18, 1952(1952-08-18)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died September 14, 2009 (aged 57)[1]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, dancer, singer-songwriter
Years active 1978–2009
Spouse(s) Lisa Niemi (m. 1975–2009) «start: (1975)–end+1: (2010)»"Marriage: Lisa Niemi to Patrick Swayze" Location: (linkback:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Swayze)
.Patrick Wayne Swayze (pronounced /ˈsweɪziː/; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009)[1] was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter.^ September 14, 2009 9:49 PM .
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^ He was an entertainer, an actor, a singer and dancer.
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^ Patrick Swayze was one the greatest Actors, singers, and even dancers.

.He was best-known for his roles as romantic leading men in the films Dirty Dancing and Ghost and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries.^ It is hard not to pick his best role as Dirty Dancing.

^ I will always remember his roles in "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost".
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^ He was best-known for his roles as romantic leading men in the films Dirty Dancing and Ghost and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries.
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He was named by People magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991.
.Diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in January 2008, Swayze told Barbara Walters a year later that he was "kicking it".[2] However, he died from the disease on September 14, 2009.[3][4] His last role was the lead in an ill-fated A&E TV series, The Beast, which premiered on January 15, 2009. Due to a prolonged decline in health, Swayze was unable to promote the series.^ September 14, 2009 9:49 PM .
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^ September 15, 2009 6:42 PM .
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^ Bigo - September 15, 2009 4:00 AM .
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.On June 15, 2009, Entertainment Tonight announced that the show has been canceled.^ On June 15, 2009, Entertainment Tonight announced that the show has been canceled due to Swayze's pancreatic cancer.
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^ Entertainment Tonight (June 15, 2009).
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^ Due to a prolonged decline in health, Swayze was unable to promote the series, and on June 15, 2009, Entertainment Tonight reported that the show had been canceled Early life Patrick Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, the eldest child of Patsy Yvonne Helen (née Karnes; b.
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Early life

.Patrick Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, the second child of Patricia "Patsy" Yvonne Helen (née Karnes; born 1927), a choreographer, dance instructor, and dancer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze (1925–1982), an engineering draftsman.^ Patrick Wayne Swayze (born August 18, 1952) is an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter.
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^ Patrick Swayze Wikipedia Patrick Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, the eldest child of Patsy Yvonne Helen, a choreographer, dance instructor, and dancer, and Jessie Wayne Swayze (1925--1982), an engineering draughtsman.
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^ Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on Aug.
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[6][7][8] .He had two younger brothers, actor Don Swayze (born 1958) and Sean Kyle (born 1962), and two sisters, Vickie Lynn (1949–1994) and Bambi (who was adopted).^ He had two younger brothers, actor Don (born 1958) and Sean Kyle (born 1962), and two sisters, Vickie Lynn (1949–1994) and Bambi (who was adopted).
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^ Another sister, Vicky, died in 1994.
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^ His brother, Don Swayze, is also an actor.
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[6] .Swayze was a sixth cousin once removed of commentator John Cameron Swayze, and a relative of noted Texas Revolution soldier Henry Karnes.^ Swayze was the sixth cousin once removed of commentator John Cameron Swayze, and a relative of noted Texas Revolution soldier Henry Karnes.
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^ He was the sixth cousin once removed of John Cameron Swayze.
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^ Swayze was a sixth cousin once removed of commentator John Cameron Swayze, and a relative of noted Texas Revolution soldier Henry Karnes.
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Until the age of twenty, Swayze lived in the Oak Forest neighborhood of Houston, where he attended St. Rose of Lima Catholic School, Oak Forest Elementary School,[10] Black Middle School,[10][11] and Waltrip High School.[10] .During this time, he also pursued multiple artistic and athletic skills, such as ice skating, classical ballet, and acting in school plays.^ During this time, he also pursued multiple artistic and athletic skills, such as ice skating, classical ballet, and acting in school plays.
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^ A natural athlete, the youngster pursued ice skating, classical ballet and acting.
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^ Swayze studied ballet, acting and gymnastics whilst at school and in 1972 moved to New York to take formal dance training at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey ballet schools.
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.He played football for his high school and was hoping to receive a football scholarship to college until a knee injury ended his career.^ What did Patrick Swayze do after high school – college, start his/her career?
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^ In high school, excelled at football and gymnastics and won an athletic scholarship to college.
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^ His success was cut short when an old football injury required that he undergo knee surgery.
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.He studied gymnastics at nearby San Jacinto College for two years.^ He studied gymnastics at nearby San Jacinto College for two years.
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^ After graduating high school, he studied gymnastics at San Jacinto College for two years.
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^ Swayze played football and studied martial arts as a youth and won a gymnastics scholarship to San Jacinto College in Houston before dropping out to skate in a touring "Disney on Parade" ice revue.
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.In 1972, he moved to New York City to complete his formal dance training at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey ballet schools.^ In 1972 he moved to New York to take part in formal dance training.
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^ His New York City dance training included the Harkness Ballet School and Joffrey Ballet School.
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^ After Lisa's high school graduation, she joined Swayze in New York, where the couple trained with the Harkness and Joffrey Ballet companies.
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Career

Swayze and Paula Abdul at the 1990 Grammy Awards
.Swayze's first professional appearance was as a dancer for Disney on Parade.^ He first danced professionally as "Prince Charming" in "Disney on Parade".
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^ Career Swayze and Paula Abdul at the 1990 Grammy AwardsSwayze's first professional appearance was as a dancer for Disney on Parade.
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^ His first professional job was as a dancer for Disney on Parade.
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.He starred as a replacement for Danny Zuko in the long-running Broadway production of Grease[12] before his debut film role as "Ace" in Skatetown, U.S.A..^ He starred as a replacement for Danny Zuko in the long-running Broadway production of Grease[10] before his début film role as "Ace" in Skatetown, U.S.A..
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^ He starred as a replacement for Danny Zuko in the long-running Broadway production of Grease[11] before his debut film role as "Ace" in Skatetown, U.S.A..
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^ In 1978 he took over the lead role of Danny Zuko in Grease on Broadway.
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He appeared as Pvt. .Sturgis in the M*A*S*H episode "Blood Brothers"[13] and had a brief stint in 1982 on a short lived TV series The Renegades[14] playing a gang leader named Bandit.^ Sturgis in the M*A*S*H episode "Blood Brothers"[11] and had a brief stint in 1982 on a short lived TV series The Renegades[12] playing a gang leader named Bandit.
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^ Sturgis in the M*A*S*H episode "Blood Brothers"[12] and had a brief stint in 1982 on a short lived TV series The Renegades[13] playing a gang leader named Bandit.
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^ Sturgis in the M*A*S*H episode "Blood Brothers" [11] and had a brief stint in 1982 on a short lived TV series The Renegades [12] playing a gang leader named Bandit.
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.Swayze became known to the film industry after appearing in The Outsiders as the older brother of C. Thomas Howell and Rob Lowe.^ Swayze became known to the film industry after appearing in The Outsiders (1983) as the older brother of C. Thomas Howell and Rob Lowe.
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^ Swayze became known to the film industry after appearing in The Outsiders as the older brother of C. Thomas Howell and Rob Lowe.
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^ Older brother of Don Swayze .
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.Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood.^ Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood .
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^ Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood, where he was considered a member of the Brat Pack.
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^ Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood.
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.He was considered a member of the Brat Pack.^ He was considered a member of the Brat Pack.
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^ Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood, where he was considered a member of the Brat Pack.
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[15] .His first major success was in the 1985 television miniseries North and South, which was set during the American Civil War.^ North and South (1994)- It's an American television miniseries set before, during, and immediately after the American Civil War.
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^ Swayze, Howell, and Howell's friend Darren Dalton reunited in Red Dawn the next year, and Lowe and Swayze reunited in Youngblood, where he was considered a member of the Brat Pack, but his first major success was in the 1985 television miniseries North and South, which was set during the American Civil War.
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^ Big break: Patrick Swayze in the 1985 American Civil War drama North And South .
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[16]
.Swayze's breakthrough role came with his performance as dance instructor Johnny Castle in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, alongside his Red Dawn co-star, Jennifer Grey.^ Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze has cancer - Times Online .

^ Swayze's latest starring role was in the film Christmas in Wonderland (2007).
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^ Dirty Dancing (1987) - A romance film made in the United States.
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.Dirty Dancing, a coming of age story set to film was a low-budget project that was intended to be shown in theaters for one weekend only and then go straight to video, but it became a surprise hit and achieved massive international success.^ Dirty Dancing was a low-budget project that was intended to be shown in theaters for one weekend only and then go straight to video, but it became a surprise hit and achieved massive international success.
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^ It became a surprise hit and achieved massive international success, as well as garnering him the status of a pop culture icon.
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^ Video The insider's guide to 'Dirty Dancing' .
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.It was the first film to sell one million copies on video, and as of 2007, has earned over $300 million worldwide and spawned several alternate versions, ranging from a television series to stage productions to a computer game.^ It was the first film to sell one million copies on video and has earned over $300million worldwide.
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^ It was the first film to sell one million copies on video, and as of 2007, has earned over $300 million worldwide and spawned several alternate versions, ranging from a television series to stage productions to a computer game.
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^ It was the first film to sell one million copies on video, and as of 2007, has earned over US$300 million worldwide and spawned several alternate versions, ranging from a television series to stage productions to a computer game.
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.Swayze received a Golden Globe Award nomination for the role and also sang one of the songs on the soundtrack, "She's Like the Wind," which he had originally co-written with Stacy Widelitz for the film Grandview, U.S.A. The song became a top ten hit and has been covered by other artists.^ Swayze co-wrote and sang a hit song from the film, "She's Like the Wind," which reached No.
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^ I loved that stupid “She’s Like the Wind” song.
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^ The song became a top ten hit and has been covered by other artists.
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.After Dirty Dancing, Swayze found himself heavily typecast and appeared in several flops, of which Road House was the most successful.^ Dirty dancing final Patrick Swayze .
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^ Ghost, Road House and Dirty Dancing are our favorites.
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^ After Dirty Dancing, Swayze found himself heavily typecast and appeared in several flops, of which Road House was the most successful.
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.His biggest hit came in 1990, when he starred in Ghost, with Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg.^ Click to enlarge 2 of 9 The 1990 film "Ghost" starred Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze.
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^ He famously starred in Ghost in 1990 with Moore and Goldberg.
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^ His next big success was in 1990, when he appeared with Demi Moore and Whoopie Goldberg in the Oscar winning Ghost .
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[17] In 1991, he starred alongside Youngblood cast mate Keanu Reeves in another major action hit, Point Break, and was also chosen by People magazine as that year's "Sexiest Man Alive."
.Swayze was seriously injured in 1998 while filming HBO's Letters from a Killer near Ione, California when he fell from a horse and hit a tree.^ While filming "Letters from a Killer" in 1996, Swayze fell from a horse and hit a tree and was seriously injured with two broken legs and four detached tendons in his shoulder.
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^ Broke his leg when he fell off a horse while filming Letters from a Killer (1998).
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^ Swayze was seriously injured in 1996 while filming HBO's Letters from a Killer near Ione, California, when he fell from a horse and hit a tree.
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.Both of his legs were broken and he suffered four detached tendons in his shoulder.^ Both of his legs were broken and he suffered four detached tendons in his shoulder.
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^ Both his legs were broken, and he suffered four detached tendons in his shoulder.

^ In the late 1990s, Swayze experienced several career setbacks including a broken leg suffered while filming “Letters from a Killer” and increasing problems with alcoholism.
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.Filming was suspended for two months, but the film aired in 1999. Swayze recovered from his injuries, but he had trouble resuming his career until 2000, when he co-starred in Waking Up in Reno, with Billy Bob Thornton and Charlize Theron, and in Forever Lulu, with Melanie Griffith.^ Filming was suspended for two months, but the film aired in 1999.
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^ Waking Up in Reno (2002) .
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^ Swayze recovered from his injuries, but he had trouble resuming his career until 2000, when he co-starred in Waking Up in Reno, with Billy Bob Thornton and Charlize Theron, and in Forever Lulu, with Melanie Griffith.
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.In 2001, he appeared in Donnie Darko, where he played a motivational speaker and closet pedophile, and in 2004, he played Allan Quatermain in King Solomon's Mines.^ Other hits include Donnie Darko and King Solomon's Mines.
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^ King Solomon's Mines (2004) more movies like this .
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^ In 2001 he appeared in Donnie Darko, and in 2004 played Allan Quatermain in King Solomon’s Mines; he also had a cameo appearance in theDirty Dancing sequel, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, where he played a dance instructor.
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.He also had a cameo appearance in the Dirty Dancing sequel, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights as an unnamed dance instructor.^ He also had a cameo appearance in the Dirty Dancing prequel, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) as an unnamed dance instructor.
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^ Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) .
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^ He did agree to a cameo appearance as a dance instructor in the poorly received Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004).
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.Swayze made his West End theatre début in the musical Guys and Dolls as Nathan Detroit on July 27, 2006,[18][19][20] alongside Neil Jerzak, and remained in the role until November 25, 2006. His previous appearances on the Broadway stage had included productions of Goodtime Charley (1975)[21] and Chicago (2003).^ His previous appearances on the Broadway stage had included productions of Goodtime Charley (1975)[21] and Chicago (2003).
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^ Patrick Swayze extends in Guys and Dolls .

^ His previous appearances on the Broadway stage had included productions of Goodtime Charley (1975) and Chicago (2003).
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[22]
.In 2007, Swayze starred in the film Christmas in Wonderland.^ Swayze's latest starring role was in the film Christmas in Wonderland (2007).
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^ Christmas in Wonderland (2007) as Wayne Saunders (credited as Patrick Swayze) .
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^ Sep Christmas in Wonderland (2007) .

.Swayze played an aging rock star in Powder Blue, co-starring his younger brother Don in their first film together.^ His brother, Don Swayze, is also an actor.
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^ In August 2007, Swayze played an aging rock star in the upcoming film Powder Blue (slated for 2009 release), costarring his younger brother Don in their first film together.
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^ Co-starred as an aging rock star, opposite younger brother Don, in the film "Powder Blue" (released straight to DVD) .
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.Swayze starred in the A&E FBI drama The Beast,[23] filmed in Chicago, as FBI Agent Charles Barker.^ He most recently starred in the A&E television FBI drama "The Beast."
  • Stage And Screen Star Patrick Swayze Has Passed Away At Age 57 2009/09/14 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.broadwayworld.com [Source type: General]

^ Patrick Swayze starred in some of the most recognizable films of the 1980s and 90s before becoming a star of stage and smallscreen.
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^ Swayze's latest starring role was in the film Christmas in Wonderland (2007).
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[24]

Personal life

Swayze and his wife, Lisa Niemi, arrive at the 1989 Academy Awards ceremony
.Swayze was married to Lisa Niemi from June 12, 1975 until his death.^ I married my beautiful wife, Lisa Niemi, on June 12, 1975.
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^ Personal life Swayze and his wife, Lisa Niemi, arrive at the 1989 Academy Awards ceremonySwayze was married to Lisa Niemi from June 12, 1975 until his death.
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^ Swayze has been married to Lisa Niemi since 1975.
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.The couple first met in 1970 when Swayze was 18 years old.^ The couple first met in 1970 when Swayze was 18 years old.
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^ Patrick Swayze, the 57-year old singer, dancer, and actor, battled cancer for 18 months and made several optimistic public statements during that time with hopes of beating the disease.
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^ Swayze’s publicist Annett Wolf says the 57-year-old “Dirty Dancing” actor died Monday with family at his side.
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.Niemi, 14 years old at the time, was taking dance lessons from Swayze's mother.^ Niemi, 14 years old at the time, was taking dance lessons from Swayze's mother.
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^ Niemi, 14 years old at the time, was taking dance lessons from Swayze’s mother.
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^ Patrick Swayze, the 57-year old singer, dancer, and actor, battled cancer for 18 months and made several optimistic public statements during that time with hopes of beating the disease.
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.Swayze and Niemi had no children.^ Swayze and Niemi had no children.
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^ The couple, who met when Swayze was 19 and Niemi was 15, never had children.
  • "Dirty Dancing" Star Patrick Swayze Dead at 57 | NBC Miami 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.nbcmiami.com [Source type: General]

^ (Newser) - Patrick Swayze desperately wanted to have children and was “crushed” when wife Lisa Niemi had a miscarriage, the Boston Globe reports.
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[25]
.As a reaction to his father's death at age 57 from a heart attack in 1982, Swayze began to drink heavily.^ Patrick Swayze has died at the age of 57.

^ As a reaction to his father’s death at age 57 from a heart attack in 1982, Swayze began to drink heavily.
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^ As a reaction to his 57 year old father's death from a heart attack in 1982, Swayze began to drink heavily.
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[26] .His sister Vicky committed suicide by overdose in 1994,[26] leading him to seek treatment for alcoholism.^ His sister Vicky committed suicide by overdose in 1994,[26] leading him to seek treatment for alcoholism.
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^ Vicky Lynn Swayze (committed suicide in 1994), Bambi Swayze (adopted) .
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^ His sister Vicky committed suicide by overdose in 1994, leading him to seek treatment for alcoholism.
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.After initial recovery, he temporarily withdrew from show business, retreating to his ranches in California and Las Vegas, New Mexico, to breed Arabian horses.^ After initial recovery, he temporarily withdrew from show business, retreating to his ranches in California and Las Vegas, New Mexico, to breed Arabian horses.
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^ Swayze, was a licensed pilot with an instrument rating, made the news on June 1, 2000, while flying with his dogs in his twin-engine Cessna from Van Nuys, California to Las Vegas.
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^ Swayze, a licensed pilot with an instrument rating, made the news on June 1, 2000, while flying with his dogs in his twin-engine Cessna from Van Nuys, California to Las Vegas, New Mexico.
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.His best-known horse was Tammen, a chestnut Arabian stallion.^ His best-known horse was Tammen, a chestnut Arabian stallion.
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^ They had wonderful Arabian horses and he gave away a free breeding to his arabian stallion to a charity stallion service auction.
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[27] .Swayze is a former Scientologist.^ Swayze was a former Scientologist.
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[28][29][30][31][32]
.Swayze, who was a licensed pilot with an instrument rating, made the news on June 1, 2000 while flying with his dogs in his twin-engine Cessna from Van Nuys, California to Las Vegas.^ Swayze, was a licensed pilot with an instrument rating, made the news on June 1, 2000, while flying with his dogs in his twin-engine Cessna from Van Nuys, California to Las Vegas.
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^ Swayze, a licensed pilot with an instrument rating, made the news on June 1, 2000, while flying with his dogs in his twin-engine Cessna from Van Nuys, California to Las Vegas, New Mexico.
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^ A licensed pilot, Ms Niemi would fly her husband from Los Angeles to Northern California for treatment at Stanford University Medical Centre.
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.His plane developed a pressurization problem over northern Arizona, causing Swayze to make a precautionary landing on a dirt road in a housing complex in Prescott Valley.^ His plane developed a pressurization problem over northern Arizona, causing Swayze to make a precautionary landing on a dirt road in a housing complex in Prescott Valley.
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^ After Dirty Dancing, Swayze found himself heavily typecast as beefcake and appeared in several flops, of which Road House (1989) was the most successful.
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^ Red Dawn” - best Swayze movie EVER (closely followed by Road House and Point Break), if you haven’t seen it, do yourself a favour a get yourself a copy.
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.The plane's right wing struck a light pole that he hadn't seen from the air, but Swayze was unharmed.^ The plane's right wing struck a light pole that he hadn't seen from the air, but Swayze was unharmed.
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^ The actor, who was not injured, reportedly attempted an emergency landing and sheared off the right wing of the plane after colliding with a light pole.
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^ Tue, 09/15/2009 - 09:38 ET by slickwillie2001 Of course, that's because Red Dawn is seen as a right-wing icon, which it is.
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.He locked up the cockpit, left it parked in the subdivision, and obtained a ride (with his dogs) from a passing vehicle, allegedly in order to telephone the authorities.^ He locked up the cockpit, left it parked in the subdivision, and obtained a ride (with his dogs) from a passing vehicle, allegedly in order to telephone the authorities.
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.According to the police report, witnesses said that Swayze appeared to be extremely intoxicated and asked for help to remove evidence (including an open bottle of wine and a 30-pack of beer) from the crash site.^ From the NTSB report: According to the police report, witnesses said that Swayze appeared to be extremely intoxicated and asked for help to remove evidence (including an open bottle of wine and a 30-pack of beer) from the crash site.
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^ According to the police report, witnesses said that Swayze appeared to be extremely intoxicated and asked for help to remove evidence (including an open bottle of wine and a 30-pack of beer) from the crash site.
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^ According to the statement, Swayze’s physician Dr. George Fisher said, “Patrick has a very limited amount of disease and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far.
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[33] .He made himself unavailable to police for several hours.^ [Prescott Valley PD report] He made himself unavailable to police for several hours.
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.It was later determined that the alcohol in question was not in the cabin but stored in external storage compartments inaccessible in flight and that the probable cause of the accident was Swayze's physical impairment due to the cumulative effects of carbon monoxide from engine exhaust by-products, carbon monoxide from heavy tobacco use, and the loss of an undetermined amount of cabin pressurization.^ It was later determined that the alcohol in question was not in the cabin but stored in external storage compartments inaccessible in flight and that the alleged "intoxication" was due to the effects of hypoxia and carbon monoxide during descent.
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^ It was later determined that the alcohol in question was not in the cabin but stored in external storage compartments inaccessible in flight and that the probable cause of the accident was Swayze’s physical impairment due to the cumulative effects of carbon monoxide from engine exhaust by-products, carbon monoxide from heavy tobacco use, and the loss of an undetermined amount of cabin pressurization.
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^ His plane developed a pressurization problem over northern Arizona, causing Swayze to make a precautionary landing on a dirt road in a housing complex in Prescott Valley.
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[34]

Illness and death

.Swayze was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in late January 2008, and underwent chemotherapy and treatment with an experimental drug Vatalanib to cut off the blood supply to the tumor at the Stanford University Medical Center.^ Sadly he announced that he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in early 2008.
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^ The pneumonia was said to be a complication of chemotherapy treatments for Swayze's cancer.
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^ But in February 2008, Patrick announced he had been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer.
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[35] .On March 5, 2008, a Reuters article reported that Swayze "has a very limited amount of disease, and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far."^ On March 5, 2008, a Reuters article reported that Swayze "has a very limited amount of disease, and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far."
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^ Patrick’s physician Dr. George Fisher states, “Patrick has a very limited amount of disease and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far.
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^ Swayze's physician, Dr. George Fisher, released the following statement, "Patrick has a very limited amount of disease and he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far.
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[36] .Swayze's doctor confirmed that the actor was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, but insisted he was not as close to death as reports suggest.^ Patrick Swayze cancer confirmed .

^ Patrick Swayze is fighting pancreatic cancer, a rep for the actor has confirmed to Access Hollywood .
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^ Actor PATRICK SWAYZE has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer.
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.Despite repeated tabloid claims that his death was imminent, Swayze continued to actively pursue his career.^ In late 2008, Swayze denied claims made by tabloids that the cancer had spread to his liver.
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^ (Newser) - Patrick Swayze is sick of reading tabloid stories claiming he's losing his battle with pancreatic cancer, he tells Access Hollywood .
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^ Despite the gloom and doom of initial tabloid reports , Swayze went on to star in the A&E cop drama The Beast .
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[37] .Specifically, Swayze was diagnosed with a type of pancreatic tumor called intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm.^ Patrick Swayze has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.
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^ Specifically, Swayze was diagnosed with a type of pancreatic tumor called intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm.
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^ Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January.
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.In early May 2008, it was widely reported in a number of tabloids that Swayze had undergone surgery to remove part of his stomach after the spread of the cancer and that he had rewritten his will, transferring his property to his wife.^ In early May 2008, it was widely reported in a number of tabloids that Swayze had undergone surgery to remove part of his stomach after the spread of the cancer and that he had rewritten his will, transferring his property to his wife.
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  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Patrick Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in early 2008.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In late 2008, Swayze denied claims made by tabloids that the cancer had spread to his liver.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

[38][39] .In a statement made on May 28, Swayze said that he continued to respond well to treatment at Stanford University Medical Center.^ He's responding well to medical treatment.
  • Patrick Swayze Is A Miracle | Dlisted 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In a statement made on May 28, Swayze said that he continued to respond well to treatment at Stanford University Medical Center.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ "Patrick is alive, well and is enjoying his life, and he continues to respond to treatment."
  • E! Online - Entertainment News, Celebrity Gossip, Celebrity News 25 September 2009 7:18 UTC www.eonline.com [Source type: General]
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.In late May 2008, he was seen at a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game, his first public appearance since his diagnosis.^ In late May 2008, he was seen at a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game, his first public appearance since his diagnosis.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ In late July 2008, six months after reportedly being given just weeks to live by medical experts, Swayze was seen in Los Angeles LAX airport, appearing healthy.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ The 56-year-old Beast star has been dogged by rumors of failing health since he made public his diagnosis last year.
  • Cele|bitchy » Patrick Swayze 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: General]
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[40] .In 2008 Swayze was treated with Cyberknife radiotherapy cancer treatment.^ Swayze’s cancer was diagnosed in January 2008.
  • RIP Patrick Swayze: Pics, Videos, Links, News 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.buzzfeed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 2008 Swayze was treated with Cyberknife radiotherapy cancer treatment.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ PATRICK SWAYZE (1952 - 2009) The world lost an action icon this week with passing of legendary Patrick Swayze, who had been battling pancreatic cancer since 2008.
  • RA: Patrick Swayze - ArrowintheHead.com 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: General]

[41]
.In late July 2008, six months after reportedly being given just weeks to live by medical experts, a healthy-appearing[42] Swayze was asked by reporter in Los Angeles airport about this health.^ Patrick Swayze only has 5 weeks to live?
  • PATRICK SWAYZE HAS 5 WEEKS TO LIVE - Celebrity Gossip 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

^ In late July 2008, six months after reportedly being given just weeks to live by medical experts, Swayze was seen in Los Angeles LAX airport, appearing healthy.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Patrick Swayze only has weeks to live?
  • PATRICK SWAYZE HAS 5 WEEKS TO LIVE - Celebrity Gossip 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

He replied, "I'm cooking. I'm a miracle dude. I don't know why".[43]
.Swayze appeared on the ABC, NBC, and CBS simulcast of Stand Up to Cancer in September 2008, to appeal to the general public for donations for the initiative.^ Swayze appeared on the ABC, NBC , and CBS simulcast of Stand Up to Cancer in September 2008, to appeal to the general public for donations for the initiative.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ Swayze appeared on the ABC, NBC, and CBS simulcast of Stand Up to Cancer in September 2008, to appeal to the general public for donations for the initiative.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ We have received a message from Stand Up to Cancer.
  • Official Patrick Swayze International Fan Club 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.patrickswayze.net [Source type: General]

.Swayze said to a standing ovation "I dream that the word 'cure' will no longer be followed by the words 'it's impossible'. Together, we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse".[44] After the show ended, Swayze remained on-stage and talked to other cancer patients; executive producer Laura Ziskin said, "He said a beautiful thing: 'I'm just an individual living with cancer'. That's how he wants to be thought of.^ It's sad that the world has to live without you in it.
  • Patrick Swayze 1952 - 2009 - Obituary - Tributes.com 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.tributes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ After the show ended, Swayze lingered onstage and talked to other cancer patients; executive producer Laura Ziskin said, "He said a beautiful thing: 'I'm just an individual living with cancer'.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Together, we can make a world where cancer no longer means living with fear, without hope, or worse".
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

.He's in a fight, but he's a fighter".[44][45] In late 2008, Swayze denied claims made by tabloids that the cancer had spread to his liver.^ He was told that once the cancer spread to his liver ...
  • Patrick Swayze Responds to 'Lies' About His Condition - Celebrity Gossip 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

^ Swayze’s cancer was diagnosed in January 2008.
  • Patrick Swayze Dies - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com [Source type: General]
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  • RIP Patrick Swayze: Pics, Videos, Links, News 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.buzzfeed.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Patrick Swayze was diagnosed in 2008 with stage 4 cancer, and it metastasized to his liver.
  • Patrick Swayze dies aged 57-years-old - The Lounge | Lifelounge - Daily Goodness 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.lifelounge.com [Source type: General]

[46] Swayze told Barbara Walters in January 2009 that he wanted the media to report that he was "kicking it".[47]
.When Barbara Walters asked him if he was using any holistic or alternative methods of treatment besides the chemotherapy, Swayze admitted to using some Chinese herbs, but not much.^ When Barbara Walters asked him if he was using any holistic or alternative methods of treatment besides the chemotherapy, Swayze admitted to using some Chinese herbs, but not much.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

^ I saw him on Barbara Walters.
  • Patrick Swayze Comments 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.starpulse.com [Source type: General]

^ "I'd say five years is pretty wishful thinking," Swayze told ABC's Barbara Walters in early 2009.
  • Patrick Swayze Dead 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]
  • FOXNews.com - Patrick Swayze Dies of Pancreatic Cancer at 57 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.foxnews.com [Source type: General]
  • Patrick Swayze 1952 - 2009 - Obituary - Tributes.com 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.tributes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • The Superficial - Patrick Swayze dies at 57 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Patrick Swayze Dies | The Seferm Post 25 September 2009 7:18 UTC www.sefermpost.com [Source type: General]

He then voiced his opposition to alternative therapy, as noted by ABC News journalist Joseph Brownstein:
.Because of the grim prognosis, many patients turn to alternative therapies without scientific evidence behind them.^ Because of the grim prognosis, many patients turn to alternative therapies without scientific evidence behind them.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

Swayze did not.
"That's one thing I'm not gonna do, is chase, is chase staying alive. I'm not, you know, you'll spend so much time chasing staying alive you won't live, you know? I wanna live. If anybody had that cure out there like so many people swear to me they do, you'd be two things: you'd be very rich, and you'd be very famous. Otherwise, shut up," he told Barbara Walters in an interview that aired in January of this year.[48]
.His last role was the lead in an A&E TV series, The Beast, which premiered on January 15, 2009. Owing to a prolonged decline in health, Swayze was unable to promote the series, and on June 15, 2009, Entertainment Tonight reported that the show had been cancelled.^ Patrick Swayze's TV show has reportedly been cancelled.

^ Patrick Swayze’s series ‘The Beast’ cancelled after 13 episodes .
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^ September 15, 2009 Patrick Swayze ...

[5] .In an interview with Barbara Walters which aired in January 2009, Swayze admitted that he had a "tiny little mass" in his liver.^ Patrick Swayze on Barbara Walters Special (4 of 5) January 07, 2009 .
  • Patrick Swayze 1952 - 2009 - Obituary - Tributes.com 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.tributes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ When I saw the Barbara Walters interview, it was confirmed to me.
  • Big Hollywood » Blog Archive » Patrick Swayze Died Today 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC bighollywood.breitbart.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Patrick Swayze’s final interview with Barbara Walters.
  • Patrick Swayze Loses Battle With Pancreatic Cancer | The Vibe - The World According to SocialVibe 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC thevibe.socialvibe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On January 9, 2009, Swayze was hospitalized with pneumonia.^ On January 9, 2009, Swayze was hospitalized with pneumonia.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted on January 22nd, 2009 by Hot Momma I kind-of hate to put it this way, but Patrick Swayze is making the most of his time here on earth while he can.
  • Patrick Swayze to author book | Hot Momma Celebrity Gossip Blog 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.hotmommagossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted in Lisa Niemi , Patrick Swayze Written by Celebitchy 1 Comment » Jan 9 '09 Patrick Swayze is in the hospital with pneumonia .
  • Cele|bitchy » Patrick Swayze 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.celebitchy.com [Source type: General]

.The pneumonia was said to be a complication of chemotherapy treatments for Swayze's cancer.^ The pneumonia was said to be a complication of chemotherapy treatments for Swayze's cancer.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer early in 2008 and went on to film a final television series, the police drama The Beast , while undergoing chemotherapy.
  • Patrick Swayze: lived his life for the moment 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.watoday.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Patrick Swayze: lived his life for the moment 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Swayze had initially responded well to treatment, and spent four months working 12-hour days on the A&E undercover drama The Beast while undergoing chemotherapy.
  • This week's cover: Patrick Swayze, 1952-2009 | EW.com 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC popwatch.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[49] .On January 16, he was released from the hospital to rest at home with his wife.^ On January 16, he was released from the hospital to rest at home with his wife.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Actor Patrick Swayze Released From Hospital , ' Thomson Reuters' , Jan 16, 2009.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[50] .On April 19, 2009, doctors informed Swayze that the cancer had again metastasized to his liver.^ Patrick Swayze was diagnosed in 2008 with stage 4 cancer, and it metastasized to his liver.
  • Patrick Swayze dies aged 57-years-old - The Lounge | Lifelounge - Daily Goodness 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.lifelounge.com [Source type: General]

^ On April 19, 2009, doctors informed Swayze that the cancer had again metastasized to his liver.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Articles for April 19, 2009 .
  • Patrick Swayze Gravely Ill But Very Much Alive - Salem-News.Com 25 September 2009 7:18 UTC www.salem-news.com [Source type: General]

[51] .Swayze stated that his chain smoking probably "had something to do with" the development of his disease.^ Swayze opined that his chain smoking probably "had something to do with" the development of his disease.
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Photos: Fame Pictures Website: www.famepictures.com More: Cancer , Disease , Health , Hospital , Patrick Swayze , Smoking Share .
  • Patrick Swayze: Alive And Smoking - Socialite Life 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Photos taken of a gaunt Swayze in the months before his death showed him continuing to smoke.^ Photos taken of a gaunt Swayze in the months before his death showed him continuing to smoke.
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]
  • Patrick Swayze Tribute Page (Patrick Swayze) | MySpace 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.myspace.com [Source type: General]

^ Swayze was the the star of films such as Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Road House , and was even working on his own series, The Beast , just months before his passing.
  • Patrick Swayze Loses Battle With Pancreatic Cancer | The Vibe - The World According to SocialVibe 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC thevibe.socialvibe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Rate news: +0 Patrick Swayze's widow Lisa Niemi feared his alcohol abuse would kill him years before his tragic death from pancreatic cancer.
  • Latest Pictures of Patrick Swayze > New, Latest Photos Shoot : pics @ Platinum-Celebs.com 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.platinum-celebs.com [Source type: General]

[52][53]
.Swayze died "with family at his side" on September 14, 2009, at age 57, 20 months after being diagnosed.^ Patrick Swayze has died at the age of 57.

^ Patrick Swayze dies aged 57-years-old .
  • Patrick Swayze dies aged 57-years-old - The Lounge | Lifelounge - Daily Goodness 28 January 2010 0:38 UTC www.lifelounge.com [Source type: General]

^ Swayze died after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer 20 months ago in March of 2008.
  • Patrick Swayze – Author Profile and Information & Video at Simon & Schuster 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC authors.simonandschuster.com [Source type: General]

[54][55] .Swayze's publicist, Annett Wolf, confirmed to CNN that he had died of pancreatic cancer.^ Patrick died of pancreatic cancer today.
  • Patrick Swayze Has Passed Away | Dlisted 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Patrick Swayze has died after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
  • Patrick Swayze: lived his life for the moment 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.watoday.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Patrick Swayze dies of cancer at 57".
  • Radio Swiss Jazz - Patrick Swayze - Biography 6 February 2010 12:52 UTC www.radioswissjazz.ch [Source type: General]

[56] .He was cremated and his ashes scattered over his New Mexico ranch.^ The couple has been working on the book at work at their New Mexico ranch.
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^ The rep also released a new photo of Swazye and his wife, Lisa Niemi , taken last week at their New Mexico ranch.
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^ There has been no comment from Swayze's publicist about any plans for a family memorial service at this time or whether his ashes will be scattered at his beloved New Mexico ranch.
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Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1979 Skatetown, U.S.A. Ace Johnson
1981 M*A*S*H (TV series) Pvt. Gary Sturgis TV Series Season 9 Episode 18 - "Blood Brothers"
1983 Uncommon Valor Kevin Scott
The Outsiders Darrel "Darry" Curtis
1984 Red Dawn Jed Eckert
Grandview, U.S.A. Ernie "Slam" Webster
1985 North and South Orry Main TV miniseries
1986 Youngblood Derek Sutton
North and South, Book II Orry Main TV miniseries
1987 Dirty Dancing Johnny Castle Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Steel Dawn Nomad
1988 Tiger Warsaw Chuck "Tiger" Warsaw
1989 Next of Kin Truman Gates Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst Actor (also for Road House)
Road House Dalton Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst Actor (also for Next of Kin)
1990 Ghost Sam Wheat Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Actor
Saturday Night Live Guest Host, Oct. 27, 1990 Memorable for sketch with Chris Farley auditioning to be Chippendales dancers
1991 Point Break Bodhi Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Most Desirable Male
1992 City of Joy Max Lowe
1993 Father Hood Jack Charles
1994 Heaven & Hell: North and South, Book III Orry Main TV miniseries
Uncredited; archive footage from previous episodes
1995 Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of
Pecos Bill
Pecos Bill
Three Wishes Jack McCloud
To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Vida Boheme Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
1998 Letters from a Killer Race Darnell
Black Dog Jack Crews
2000 Forever Lulu Ben Clifton
2001 Donnie Darko Jim Cunningham
Green Dragon Gunnery Sergeant Jim Lance
2002 Waking Up in Reno Roy Kirkendall
2003 One Last Dance Travis MacPhearson Directed by his wife, Lisa
11:14 Frank
2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights Dance class instructor Prequel to Dirty Dancing
George and the Dragon Garth
King Solomon's Mines Allan Quatermain
2005 Keeping Mum Lance
Icon Jason Monk
2006 The Fox and the Hound 2 Cash (voice) Animated film
2007 Jump! Richard Pressburger
Christmas in Wonderland Wayne Saunders
2009 Powder Blue Velvet Larry
The Beast Charles Barker TV series

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Awards
Preceded by
Tom Cruise
People's Sexiest Man Alive
1991
Succeeded by
Nick Nolte

Simple English

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Patrick Swayze in 1989

Patrick Wayne Swayze (August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, singer-songwriter and dancer born in Houston, Texas. He starred in many movies, including: Dirty Dancing, Ghost and Point Break. He died of pancreatic cancer on September 14, 2009 at the age of 57.[1]

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