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Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze

He landed his breakthrough role as dance instructor "Johnny Castle" in the hit film Dirty Dancing for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. He also starred in the highest grossing movie of 1990 - Ghost

At age 19, he met his wife, then 15 years old, who attended dance lessons with his mother. They were married until the day he died. Patrick was diagnosed with  pancreatic cancer in 2008 and lost the battle with it in 2009. 

Trivia

  • People Magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991
  • He broke both legs after falling from a horse while filming Letters from a Killer
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in 1999.

Questions and answers about Patrick Swayze

He landed his breakthrough role as dance instructor "Johnny Castle" in the hit film Dirty Dancing for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. He also starred in the highest grossing movie of 1990 - Ghost. 
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