Patrick Swayze: Bio, Facts, Family, Quote

Patrick Swayze was an American actor, dancer, and singer-songwriter. He rose to prominence in the 1980s through his roles in the films such as Dirty Dancing, Red Dawn, The Outsiders, Uncommon Valor, Youngblood and Steel Dawn. He was born Patrick Wayne Swayze on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas to Patsy Swayze and Jesse Wayne Swayze. He had English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. He was married to actress/dance Lisa Niemi in June 1975. They had no children. He died of pancreatic cancer in September of 2009.

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 18 August 1952
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Date of Death: 14 September 2009
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer
Birth Name: Patrick Wayne Swayze
Nickname: Buddy
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actor, Dancer, Singer-songwriter
Nationality: American
Race/Ethnicity: White
Religion: Roman Catholic
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight

Patrick Swayze Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Shoe Size: 10 (US)

Patrick Swayze Family Details:
Father: Jesse Wayne Swayze
Mother: Patsy Swayze
Spouse: Lisa Niemi (m. 1975-2009)
Children: None
Siblings: Don Swayze, Bambi Swayze, Vickie Lynn Swayze, Sean Kyle Swayze

Patrick Swayze Education:
Beverly Hills Playhouse Acting School
Waltrip High School
San Jacinto College
Joffrey Ballet
Harkness Ballet

Patrick Swayze Facts:
*One of People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1991).
*People magazine named him ‘the Sexiest Man Alive’ in 1991.
*He broke both legs after falling from a horse while filming Letters from a Killer (1998).
*His sister, Vicky Swayze, committed suicide in 1994.

“There are people who want me to do a cologne. They want to call it ‘Patrick.’ I was offered a fortune to make exercise videos. Posters, all kinds of stuff – something like $10 million worth. It’s insanity. I’m not going to do any of it.”Patrick Swayze