Swayze, Patrick Wayne
1952 - Born on August 18th in Houston, Texas.
1975 - Married to Lisa Niemi on June 12th.
1979 - After playing in the Broadway production of "Grease", he made his film debut as Ace in Skatetown, U.S.A.
1987 - He received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as the dance instructor Johnny Castle in the steamy musical-drama Dirty Dancing.
1990 - He received a second nomination for his portrayal of the ghost Sam Wheat in the boxoffice/video success Ghost.
1991 - Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
- Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.
1997 - Earned his Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 18th at 7018 Hollywood Blvd.
1998 - Broke his leg when he fell off a horse while filming Letters from a Killer.
2004 - Dancing instructor in the 'prequel' Havana Nights.
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