Patrick Swayze Biography


Patrick Swayze

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Birth Name: Patrick Swayze
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   65 Years
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Patrick Swayze is an actor from America. He is also a dancer. He is also an established singer and a songwriter. He was born in Houston, Texas, United States of America to Patsy Yvonne Helen and Jesse Wayne Swayze. His mother was a dancer like him and she was also a choreographer and an instructor. His father was an engineering draftsman. He was born on 18th August 1952. He was also raised in Houston. He has four siblings, two brothers and two sisters. He received his formal education from St. Rose of Lima Catholic School.

Patrick is a married man. He was married to Lisa Niemi, a long term girlfriend from the start of 1970s. They first met each other when she took dancing lessons under his mother guidance as his mother was a dance instructor. They really had a good time with each other and finally on 12th June 1975, they married each other. They remained together for more than three decade; however, they didn't have any children together. They were bonded in marriage relation till 2009, the year he died because of pancreatic cancer. 

Patric began his career as a dancer. He made his first appearance in the movie in 1979 in Skatetown. He also made his appearance in several television shows. He rose to prominence in 1985 through his role in North and south. He is also an exceptional dancer and a quality instructor. 

 

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Born in Houston, Texas

1952 18th of July

He was from an upper middle class family. He was born in Houston, Texas, United States of America to Patsy Yvonne Helen and Jesse Wayne Swayze. His mother was a dancer like him and she was also a choreographer and an instructor. His father was an engineering draftsman.

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First met his future wife, Lisa Niemi

1970

Lisa Niemi was fond of dancing and she was in the course of taking the dancing lesion. So to fulfill her dancing dreams, she took the dancing classes in 1070 under the guidance of dancing instructor, Patsy Yvonne Helen, who was the mother of his future husband.

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Graduated from Waltrip High School

1971

He received his formal education from St. Rose of Lima Catholic School. He graduated from there in 1971. He was also enrolled at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School, Oak Forest Elementary School and Black Middle School.

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Married to Lisa Niemi

1975 12th of June

Patrick was a married man. He was married to Lisa Niemi, a long term girlfriend from the start of 1970s. They really had a good time with each other and finally on 12th June 1975, they married each other. They remained together for more than three decade; however, they didn't have any children together.

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First movie, Skatetown

1979

Patric began his career as a dancer. He made his first appearance in the movie in 1979 in Skatetown. He also made his appearance in several television shows. He rose to prominence in 1985 through his role in North and south.

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His father died

1982

He was born to Patsy Yvonne Helen and Jesse Wayne Swayze. His mother was a dancer like him and she was also a choreographer and an instructor. His father was an engineering draftsman. In 1982, his father died, the reason for his death is unknown though.

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Won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

1988

From his acting and dancing role, he has received lots of prestigious awards. In 1988, he won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden for Best Foreign TV Personality from Male. The same year he was also nominated in Golden Globes, USA.

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Nominated in Golden Globes, USA

1996

Patrice has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards. In 1996, he was nominated in Golden Globes, USA for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture from Comedy and Musical. He was also nominated in this award in 1991 and 1988.

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Broke his legs

1998

He was a hard working actor. He tried almost every stunt for his role. While he was portraying his role in letters from a killer, he received a bad letter from his killer; he fell down from the horse and broke his both legs.

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Received an honor from Hollywood Walk of Fame

1999

It’s true that he won lots of prestigious awards from the Hollywood and also from various faculties. He has also been honored from the Hollywood Walk of Fame; there he received a prestigious star. He also won Walk of Fame in 1997.

 

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He made an immediate plane landing

2001 1st of June

We all knew Patrice as a dancer, singer, actor and an instructor. But he is also a Certified Pilot. During June 1, 2000, he flew a twin engine cessna. The flight was from California to New Mexico. During this flight, there was some mechanical fault and he had to make an immediate landing on the busy road.

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Won Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2009

In 2009, for the first time he was nominated in Houston Film Critics Society Awards. He was so lucky that he won the award the same time. In 1988, he was nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, USA for Favorite Movie Actor.

 

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He died of pancreatic cancer

2009 14th of September

2009 was the sad year in the Hollywood. This year took away the famous actor, dancer, dancing instructor and also a singer from them. During that year, Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer. It was rumored that he started drinking heavily after his father death.

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His mother died

2013

Patrick mother Patsy Yvonne Helen was a famous dancer. She was also a choreographer and an instructor. She was the one who gave his wife the dancing lesion. During 2013, she died an unfortunate death. The reason for her death is unknown though.

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