Name: Patrick Swayze
Birth Name: 
Patrick Wayne Swayze
Birth Date: 
August 18, 1952
Birth Place: 
Houston, TX
Occupation: 
Actor / Dancer / Songwriter
Relationship Status: 
Passed Away on September 14, 2009
Celebrity Ranking # 554
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"Dirty Dancing" Remake In the Works!

Posted Tuesday August 9, 2011 9:31 AM GMT

It's a silver screen favorite, and now, nearly 24 years after "Dirty Dancing" made its debut, Lionsgate has announced plans to remake the 1980s classic.

The 1960s-based film, which previously starred Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, will sit under the direction of the movie's original choreographer Kenny Ortega for the reboot.

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Patrick Swayze’s Widow: Headed for Oprah

Posted Tuesday October 27, 2009 6:45 PM GMT

It has been almost two months since Patrick Swayze has passed away, and wife Lisa Niemi is going to be opening up about it on the Oprah Winfrey show.

She’ll speak about what life was like for them, as well as what it was like losing him, in her first interview since his passing.

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Patrick Swayze: Weekend Memorial

Posted Tuesday September 29, 2009 6:35 PM GMT

Ready to pay their respects, family and friends will be holding a private memorial service for Patrick Swayze over the weekend.

Taking place on Sunday (October 4) at Sony Studios in Los Angeles, those close to the actor will say their farewells after he passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 57.

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Patrick Swayze: "Dirty Dancing" Details

Posted Thursday September 24, 2009 5:40 PM GMT

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey danced before us on screen, but the actor didn’t love filming “Dirty Dancing.”

In his autobiography, “The Time of My Life,” which will be out Tuesday, Swayze tells that his costar was a huge pain onset. So why was she such a pain? He thought that Grey acted too girly.

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DWTS to Pay Tribute to Patrick Swayze

Posted Wednesday September 16, 2009 1:59 PM GMT

The entertainment industry is still reeling from the tragic death of Patrick Swayze earlier this week. And now it has been announced that “Dancing with the Stars” is planning a tribute to the late actor.

According to a report, the “Dirty Dancing” star will be honored on the September 23rd live results show.

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Keanu Reeves Remembers Patrick Swayze

Posted Tuesday September 15, 2009 7:31 PM GMT

Having worked together back in the early 90’s, Keanu Reeves has opened up about his thoughts on the passing of Patrick Swayze.

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Jennifer Grey Remembers Patrick Swayze

Posted Tuesday September 15, 2009 12:18 PM GMT

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey created magic in the classic movie, “Dirty Dancing,” back in 1987.

Grey, who played Frances "Baby" Houseman, remembered Swayze, who died Monday at age 57 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, by saying, "When I think of him, I think of being in his arms when we were kids, dancing, practicing the lift in the freezing lake, having a blast doing this tiny little movie we thought no one would ever see.”

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Patrick Swayze Passes Away at Age 57

Posted Tuesday September 15, 2009 2:06 AM GMT

Losing his battle with advanced pancreatic cancer, Patrick Swayze has passed away at the young age of 57-years-old.

According to the beloved actor's publicist, Annett Wolf, Swayze succumbed to the terminal illness in Los Angeles on Monday (September 14) with family near his side.

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