Patrick Swayze Dead at 57

Actor Patrick Swayze has died after a nearly two year long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Swayze, is best known and nominated for a Golden Globe award for his role of dance instructor Johnny Castle in the 1987 hit “Dirty Dancing” as well as Road House in 1989, Ghost in 1990 and Black Dog in 1998. Swayze was also listed by People Magazine as the Sexiest Man Alive in 1991.

Patrick Swayze’s publicist confirmed he passed away on Monday, September 14 at the age of 57. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Niemi.