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Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze

Originally a dancer, Patrick Swayze started his career dancing in Disney on Parade. In 1979 Patrick first appeared on the big screen in the movie Skatetown but it wasn't until 1987 that he became a big name playing Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing (for which he received a Golden Globe nomination).

Patrick Swayze received a second Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the film Ghost in 1990. Since then Patrick has gone on to appear in many films including Point Break and City of Joy.


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RIP Patrick Swayze Last post by anjilee81
23 September 2009

Do You Remember Patrick Swayze?

Do You Remember Patrick Swayze?

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    Great actor, fantastic dancer and, it seemed, all round nice guy. A very sad loss to Showbiz when he passed on.
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    He had the cutest backside in Roadhouse and Three Wishes. I will miss him.
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    Very sad news, great actor who gave years of entertainment, Ghost and Dirty Dancing both top of my fav chic flicks.R.I.P