That was over 33 years ago in 1987.
In 2009 he died aged just 57, starring in 45 films in his career, 33 since Dirty Dancing was released.
In Dirty Dancing, I think Patrick Swayze looks:
Dirty Dancing scores 7.2 out of 10 on The Movie Database.
Patrick Swayze's first acting role was as 'Ace Johnson' in Skatetown, U.S.A., released in 1979 when he was 27.
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