How old was Patrick Swayze in the movie Red Dawn?

Patrick Swayze was 31 in Red Dawn when he played the character 'Jed'.

That was over 38 years ago in 1984.

In 2009 he died aged just 57, starring in 53 films in his career, 43 of those after Red Dawn was first released.

Did you know?

  • Director John Milius has worked with Patrick Swayze a total of 2 times in his career.
  • Patrick Swayze's first movie was as 'Ace Johnson' in Skatetown, U.S.A., released in 1979 when he was 26
  • Red Dawn scores 6.31 out of 10 on TMDB.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Red Dawn, I think Patrick Swayze looks:

The cast of Red Dawn

Patrick Swayze in some of his other movies