Obituary: Patrick Swayze

Actor Patrick Swayze (b.1952) died following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer on September 14. Swayze appeared in the films Ghost, as Allan Quatermain in King Solomon’s Mines, in Donnie Darko, and in Red Dawn among other films. His two most famous roles were in the genre film Ghost and in Dirty Dancing. Swayze also appeared in an episode of Amazing Stories.