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Patrick Swayze

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born in Houston (Texas, USA) August 18, 1952. Since childhood, Patrick began to dance professionally under the guidance of his mother, the famous choreographer Patsy Swayze. Besides dance, Patrick swimming, the gym and played football. Despite his excellent physique, he was never a bully, but rather the opposite – at school he was considered a “sissy” and often beat. Until then, until he began to study martial arts. Martial arts led to balance the body and soul of a young man – and Patrick grew up strong and self-confident man, able to fend for themselves and their loved ones.

Patrick Swayze wanted to become a professional ballet dancer, but unfortunately (or fortunately for fans of the future actor), a football knee injury did not allow him to realize his dream. His career as a professional dancer, is rapidly gaining momentum as quickly and collapsed after surgery when doctors forbade him to dance in the ballet. Swayze was literally crushed by what had happened. And only thanks to the support of his girlfriend, Lisa Niemi, drew his gaze toward the cinema, he took heart again.

After a course of acting, Patrick made his debut in film and television. His first role was in the film “Skeytaun” (1979). Then he was invited on television, and in the early ’80s, he starred in several television series. His acting is not bad, a born dancer plastic and charming appearance were observed, and soon he was invited to the role in a serious film.

The first success was the novice actor acclaimed film “Dirty Dancing” (1987), where Swayze played the role of a professional dancer to entertain the rich tourists. In this film, Patrick was able not only to show himself as a great dancer (it was so clear), but also revealed the talent of the actor. After the huge success of the film offers to star fell on him like a horn of plenty.

In 1989, Patrick starred once in 2 successful films: “Road House”and”The closest relative & raquo ;. And 1990 saw the release of pictures of”ghost & raquo ;, which Swayze starred with Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. This stunning film brought the young actor of Hollywood star status, and revealed to him all the”doors” in the film world.

In the following Wig Swayze starred in numerous films, among the most famous: “Point Break”(1991),”Father Hood”(1993),”Letters from a Killer”(1998),”Donnie Darko”(2001),”Dirty Dancing 2: Hawaiian Night” (2004) et al.

In early 2008, the actor was diagnosed – inoperable pancreatic cancer. Usually people with this diagnosis do not live more than six months. But Patrick continued to struggle more than a year. He died with his family Sept. 14, 2009.

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