Patrick Swayze Overview

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Born: August 18, 1952

There's a big Canadian connection in Swayze's past—hockey. Not that he played the game—although he did perform as an ice dancer in his youth. But the hockey part in his life came when he starred in the film Youngblood with Rob Lowe. It was actually Lowe who was the star and it's not a very good film, although it's not bad and the hockey scenes are passable. Of course, Swayze's big break into mainstream filmmaking was his excellent performance in the sleeper hit, Dirty Dancing. He... See All

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