Patrick Wayne Swayze is an American actor, dancer, singer and songwriter. Famous for his film appearances of the 1980s, he is widely known for his tough and romantic male lead roles. He was voted Sexiest Man by People magazine in 1991. During his career, Swayze received three Golden Globe nominations, for Dirty Dancing, Ghost, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie. Newmar. He wrote and recorded the famous song "She's Like the Wind" and received the Rolex Dance Award 2012. Swayze died of cancer in 2009 at the age of 57.
|Born||Patrick Wayne Swayze, August 18, 1952, Houston, Texas, U.S.|
|Died||September 14, 2009, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||San Jacinto College|
|Occupation||Actor, dancer, singer-songwriter|
|Parent(s)||Patsy Swayze (mother)|
|Relatives||Don Swayze (brother)|
With performances in films like The Outsiders, Dirty Dancing, and Red Dawn, he became a teen idol in the 1980s. He starred in the films Ghost and Point Break in the 1990s. In 2009, he died of pancreatic cancer.
He began his ballet training at the Harkness Ballet and Joffrey schools in New York after two years of gymnastics training at San Jacinto College. His first work in the entertainment industry was as a Disney on Parade dancer.
In 1991, People magazine named him the Sexiest Man Alive.
In June 1975, he married actress and dancer Lisa Niemi.
Alumni of San Jacinto College. Aikidoka from America. American wushu practitioners. Male actor from Houston. Houston Musicians. Male actor from Texas. Male American dancers. Texas singer