Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze has died at the age of 57 after a battle with cancer. The actor was probably best known for his roles in Dirty Dancing and Ghost.

Actor Patrick Swayze died last night following a battle with cancer, he was 57. The actor was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March 2008 and according to some reports at the time the actor was told he only had weeks left.

 

“Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months.”Annett Wolf, publicist

 

The actor is probably best known for his roles in Dirty Dancing and Ghost. Despite his illness the actor took the lead role in drama series The Beast, as an undercover FBI agent, and also wrote his autobiography with his wife, Lisa Niemi. Swayze also had roles in various other dramas and films such as Donnie Darko, Green Dragon, Jump and Next of Kin.

Share Button