Patrick Swayze

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Full Name Patrick Swayze
Age 68 Years Old
Nick Name Swayze
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date August 18th, 1952
Birth Place Houston, Texas

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Patrick Wayne Swayze famed as Patrick Swayze was an American actor, singer, dancer, and songwriter. He was best known for his role in ‘Ghost’, ‘Dirty Dancing’. He wrote and recorded the popular song "She's Like the Wind", and was posthumously awarded the Rolex Dance Award in 2009. He was named by People magazine as its Sexiest Man Alive in 1991. 

Lisa Niemi reveals Patrick heartbreaking last words following new documentary

On Sunday night, the documentary I Am Patrick Swayze delved into the life of Dirty Dancing star Patrick Swayze and his romance with wife Lisa Niemi. The documentary featured famous faces including Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, and Jennifer Grey, who shared memories of their friendship with the star. Swayze and his wife's love story previously inspired Niemi's biography, Worth Fighting For, which detailed their marriage and the star’s last moments. Swayze passed away of pancreatic cancer in September 2009 at the age of 57. Previously, the National Enquirer claimed that a source had told them that Swayze’s final words were, “I’m not afraid to die. I’m going home”, (the article has since been taken down), but Niemi has since revealed that she was with him when he spoke his final words on a Friday evening. She wrote, “My last words to Patrick? ‘I love you,’ and those were his last words to me.” Calling Swayze’s battle with cancer the “worst thing in the world to go through”, she said it was “miraculous” that the late star survived 22 months following his cancer diagnosis. She also described Swayze’s final days in her book excerpt, in which she detailed “holding his hand, listening to music, sleeping with my arm around him” despite the fact that Swayze had already slipped into a coma.

Death of Patrick

Patrick died on 14th September 2009 due to pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old at the time of his death. 

Early Life of Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze was born as Patrick Wayne Swayze on 8th August 1952, in Houston, Texas. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. His religion is Buddhism. His father name was Jesse Wayne Swayze and his mother name was Patsy Swayze and His mother was a choreographer and she had her own dance school in Houston where Patrick was a student. His father was a chemical plant engineer draftsman. He had a sister named Vicky and she committed suicide by an overdose of drinking. Patrick completed his graduation from Waltrip High School in Houston and later he joined San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas. His other early life details will be added soon. 

Body Measurements of Patrick Swayze

Patrick was a very handsome actor with a very charming smile on his lips. He had a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and he weighed 77 kg before his demise. He had dark brown color hair and light brown eyes. His other body details is not available at present. 

Career of Patrick Swayze

  • He began his career as a dancer for the Disney Theatrical Group in a show called Disney on Parade.
  • He then starred in the role of Danny Zuko in one of the replacement costs for the long-running Broadway production of Grease.
  • He made his acting a career debut from ‘Skatetown USA’ in the year 1979. 
  • He appeared in the poignant M*A*S*H episode Blood Brothers in 1981.
  • He performed as a dance instructor at Jonny Castle in the film ‘Dirty Dancing’ in 1987. 
  • He earned a nomination for his song in the movie ‘She’s like the wind’, and the song became top 10 and it has been covered by several artists.
  • He made his remarkable appearance in the American romantic fantasy thriller film ‘Ghost’ in 1990 and he was named as ‘The Sexiest man alive’ by People Magazine after a year.
  • He starred with his wife Lisa in the fictional dance movie ‘One Last Dance’ in 1993. 
  • Unfortunately, he broke his both legs during the filming of HBO’s ‘Letters from the Killer’ in 1998.
  • He fell down from the horse and hit a tree.
  • His other remarkable work includes ‘City of Joy’ in 1992, ‘Tall Tale’ in 1995, ‘Black Dog’ in 1998 and ‘Walking Up in Reno’ in 2002. 
  • He played the leading role in ‘Billy Flynn’ in December 2003.
  • In 2004, he played Allan Quatermain in King Solomon's Mines and had a cameo appearance in the Dirty Dancing prequel Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights as an unnamed dance instructor.
  • He made his debut in London's West End in the musical Guys and Dolls as Nathan Detroit on July 27, 2006.
  • He also provided the voice for Cash the country music band dog in The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006), and in 2007 he starred in the film Christmas in Wonderland.
  • He played an aging rock star in Powder Blue (2008).
  • He starred as FBI Agent Charles Barker in the A&E FBI drama The Beast.
  • He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer shortly after filming the pilot episode of The Beast but continued working on the show while receiving treatment. The Beast premiered on January 15, 2009, and ran for one season. 

Net Worth of Patrick Swayze

Patrick had a net worth of around $14 million as of 2019. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon. His main source of earnings was from his acting and musical career.

Marital Status, Wife, Children

Patrick Swayze was married to Lisa Anne Haapaniemi Swayze DePrisco on 12th June 1975. They met for the first time in his mother’s dancing school. They could not give birth to a single child. It was heard that in the early period of their marriage, Lisa was pregnant but they were not able to spawn a child. The couple was living a happy life before his death.