Patrick Swayze died of pancreatic cancer.
Patrick Swayze died on September 14, 2009.
Patrick sang backround vocals on the 1998 Randy Travis album You And You Alone
In January of 2008, Patrick was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that had also spread to other organs. On March 5, 2008, it was announced to his fans.
In 2006, Patrick and his wife, Lisa, considered adopting a child after trying for several years to have their own naturally.
On February 5, 2008, Patrick was admitted to the hospital to undergo a major gastro-intestinal procedure.
Patrick was asked to play the role of Lieutenant Mike Harrigan in Predator 2, but had to turn it down because he didn't have the time to do it. Danny Glover gained the role after that.
While filming North and South, Patrick taught his co-star, James Read, how to properly ride a horse.
Patrick was nominated for three Golden Globe awards for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture in 1988 (for Dirty Dancing), 1991 (for Ghost), and 1996 (for To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar).
While in high school, Patrick was a running back on the school's football team.
On August 18, 1997, Patrick got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is located at 7018 Hollywood Blvd.
On September 1 2006, Patrick was bitten by Sharon Osbourne's Pomeranian dog, named Maggie.
Patrick breeds Arabian horses.
Patrick co founded Troph Productions along with his wife, Lisa.
Patrick was the co-owner of a restaurant called Mulholland Drive Cafe from 1990 until it closed in 1996.
In 1975, Patrick made his Broadway debut in the production of Goodtime Charley. He was a dancer.
Patrick's athletic achievements include ballet, figure skating, swimming, and football.
Patrick Swayze is one of the many stars who appeared in Garth Brooks' "We Shall Be Free" (1993) video, other stars that appear in the videos are Eddie Murphy, Reba McEntire, Jay Leno, Paula Abdul, Craig T. Nelson, Michael Bolton, Karl Mecklenburg, Julio Iglesias, Amy Grant, John Elway, Troy Atkins, Elizabeth Taylor, Gen. Colin Powell, Whoopi Goldberg, Kristi Yamaguchi & Marlee Matlin.
Patrick did the advertisement for Orange text messages in 2004 in the UK.
Patrick appeared in music video "Murder Reign" by Ja Rule.
Patrick was a dancer in the music video of "Rosanna" (1982) by Toto.
Patrick's duet with Wendy Fraser, "She's Like the Wind," reached #3 on the U.S. charts in February of 1988.
Patrick once did a TV commercial for Burger King in the 1990s.
In 2000, Patrick was flying solo in his twin-engine Cessna from California to Las Vegas when he developed a mechanical problem and decided to make a precautionary landing on a dirt road near a housing complex in the small community of Prescott Valley in northern Arizona. There were no injuries. Fire department and sheriff's department officials said the plane had a damaged wing and that when they arrived on the scene, they could find no one. It later emerged that Patrick had hitched a ride from a passing vehicle and was taken to a nearby house, where he telephoned authorities.
Patrick was called "King of the Sleeper" for a brief period, after the unexpected success of Dirty Dancing and Ghost.
Patrick attended the same high school as WWE wrestler Mark Callaway aka "The Undertaker."
Patrick attended F.M. Black Middle School and S.P. Waltrip High School in Houston.
Patrick was offered $6,000,000 to reprise his role of Johnny Castle from Dirty Dancing but turned it down.
Patrick studied acting at The Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas.
Patrick's father Jesse Swayze died of complications from alcoholism in 1982.
Patrick was chosen as People magazine's 'Sexiest Man Alive' in 1991.
Patrick began his career as a dancer appearing in Disney On Parade as Prince Charming.
Patrick was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. 
Patrick met his wife Lisa when she was 15, and she was a dance student of his mother's.
Patrick is a recovering alcoholic.
Patrick is the older brother of actor Don Swayze. He also has a brother named Sean and two sisters named Vicky and Bambi.
Patrick broke his leg when he fell off a horse while filming Letters From A Killer.
Patrick has been married to Lisa Niemi since 1975.
Patrick's mother was choreographer Patsy Swayze.
Patrick was a close friend of Chris Farley.
Patrick is a former Roman Catholic, Baptist, Buddhist and Scientologist.
Patrick owns a five-acre spread called Rancho Bizarro.
Patrick is 5'10" tall.
Patrick: (talking to Barbara Walters about his fight with cancer) You can bet that I'm going through hell, and I've only seen the beginning of it.
Patrick: (on his battle with cancer) It's a battle zone I go through. Chemo, no matter how you cut it, is hell on wheels.
Patrick: (after his incredible improvement in health) I'm cooking. I'm a miracle dude. I don't know why. I'm doing really well. I feel really good. I've put on 20lbs. I should be dead right now.
Patrick Swayze: I think I was born to be a father. I've designed the perfect life for kids and I believe I could prepare a child well.
Patrick Swayze: I believe in a higher power. I've studied Eastern philosophies, and I've studied the Koran. We've devalued everything worth believing in. Now we're tearing into religion. A line should be drawn.
Patrick Swayze: I have a great deal of faith in faith; if you believe something strongly enough, it becomes true for you. I would like to believe that my father is right here with me in this room and that he's my guardian angel, that there's life after death -- because if there isn't, why are we here? I don't believe that just flesh and bones can contain from the point of view of physics this very real recorded energy inside of us. Whether it's true or not, we need to believe it.
Patrick: I've still got 18-year-old girls hugging me. And I constantly have some old lady pinching me on the rear.
Patrick Swayze: The true job of the director is to be a storyteller and have the ability to create magic, or discover magic, or even know magic when you see it.
Patrick: Good looking people turn me off. Myself included.