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Patrick Swayze, 1952-2009

Actor Patrick Swayze dies after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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'Dirty Dancing,' 'Ghost' Highlighted Swayze's Film Career
Article | Patrick Swayze, 57, an actor who enjoyed success in Hollywood as the snake-hipped charmer of "Dirty Dancing" and a romantic lead from beyond the grave in "Ghost," died Sept. 14, his publicist reported from Los Angeles. He had pancreatic cancer.

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