Oh man, that sucks. Definitely an icon of the 80s and I really liked him in later roles like in Keeping Mum and Donnie Darko.
Actor Patrick Swayze, best known for his roles in the films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, has died after battling pancreatic cancer.
The Houston-born performer, who studied dance before tackling a career on stage and screen, was 57 years old.
“Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months,” said a statement released Monday evening in Los Angeles by his publicist, Annett Wolf. No other details were given.