Patrick Swayze Obituary


Patrick Swayze dies at 57; star of the blockbuster films ‘Dirty Dancing’ and ‘Ghost’


Patrick Swayze


The actor and dancer had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year. He struggled against being typecast as a leading man.


By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
September 15, 2009


Patrick Swayze, the actor and classically trained dancer whose role in the enduringly popular “Dirty Dancing” made him a movie star, one who struggled with the alienation of fame and against being typecast as a leading man, died Monday. He was 57.


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One Response to “Patrick Swayze Obituary”

  1. Landman says:

    Our sympathy goes to the Swayze family for their great loss. Patrick was not only a very talented man, but a good man. He brought class to Hollywood. Thank you Patrick for what you left us with, the smile, the talent and just overall good feeling after seeing one of your movies. God bless the Swayze family.

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