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Filmography: Patrick Wayne Swayze

Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best-known for his roles as romantic leading men in the films Dirty Dancing and Ghost.

india Updated: Sep 15, 2009 12:35 IST

Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter. He was best-known for his roles as romantic leading Patrick Swayezmen in the films Dirty Dancing and Ghost and as Orry Main in the North and South television miniseries. He was listed by People magazine as its "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991.

Powder Blue (2009)- Powder Blue is a 2009 drama film with an ensemble cast featuring several interconnected story arcs. It was written and directed by Timothy Linh Bui. This was Patrick Swayze's last movie role before his death.

The Beast (2009)- The Beast was an A&E television series starring Patrick Swayze and Travis Fimmel. It debuted on Thursday, January 15, 2009. On June 15, 2009, Entertainment Tonight announced that the show has been canceled due to Swayze's pancreatic cancer. It therefore came to be his final acting performance on screen.

Christmas in Wonderland (2007)- Christmas in Wonderland is a 2007 comedy film about three children who move with their father from Los Angeles to Edmonton, Alberta, where they catch a group of counterfeiters while Christmas shopping. The film was directed by James Orr, and stars Patrick Swayze, Matthew Knight, Preston Lacy, Chris Kattan and Carmen Electra.

Jump! (2007)- Jump! is a 2007 British-Austrian drama film written and directed by Joshua Sinclair. It starred Ben Silverstone, Patrick Swayze and Martine McCutcheon. It was loosely based on the real-life story of Philippe Halsman.

The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)- This is a 2006 direct-to-video midquel to the 1981 Disney animated film The Fox and the Hound. It was produced by DisneyToon Studios, directed by Jim Kammerud, and features the voice talents of Patrick Swayze and Reba McEntire. The story of the film takes place during the youth of Tod and Copper, in which Copper is tempted to join a band of singing stray dogs.

Icon (2005)-Icon is a Hallmark Channel original television film directed by Charles Martin Smith and based on the novel by Frederick Forsyth. The film premiered on the network May 30, 2005. It is set in the period 1985 to 1999.PAtrick

Keeping Mum (2005)- It's a 2005 British black comedy film starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Maggie Smith. Swayze performed a minor role in the film.

King Solomon's Mines (2004) - This was loosely based on the novel King Solomon's Mines (1885) by H. Rider Haggard and previous film versions. Starring Patrick Swayze as Allan Quatermain and Alison Doody as Elizabeth Maitland, the film was produced by Hallmark Entertainment, and originally aired June 6, 2004 on Hallmark Channel.

One Last Dance (2003): is a movie about three dancers in New York City. It was directed by Lisa Niemi, wife of actor Patrick Swayze. It starred Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi.

Waking Up in Reno (2002)- This is a 2002 American comedy drama film directed by Jordan Brady. The screenplay by Brent Briscoe and Mark Fauser focuses on two redneck couples taking a road trip from Little Rock to Reno to see a monster truck rally.

Black Dog (1998) - This is a film about an ex-con manipulated into transporting illegal arms. The film stars Patrick Swayze, Randy Travis, and Meat Loaf.

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995) - This was an American comedy film, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo as three New York drag queens who embark on a road trip.

Tall Tale (1995) - Also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill is a 1995 family Western movie starring Patrick Swayze, Nick Stahl, Oliver Platt, Roger Aaron Brown, Scott Glenn, Catherine O'Hara, and Jared Harris.

North and South (1994)- It's an American television miniseries set before, during, and immediately after the American Civil War. It was based on the 1980s trilogy of novels North and South by John Jakes.

Father Hood (1993) - It's a comedy-drama film starring Patrick Swayze and Halle Berry and directed by Darrell Roodt.Dirty Dancing

City of Joy (1992) - A film directed by Roland Joffé, with a screenplay by Mark Medoff. It's based upon a novel by Dominique Lapierre.

Point Break (1991) - An action film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze and Gary Busey. The title refers to the surfing term "point break".

Ghost (1990) - A romantic drama starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg, written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker. It was nominated for multiple Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning for Best Original Screenplay, as well as Best Supporting Actress for Whoopi Goldberg.

Road House (1989) - It's an action film directed by Rowdy Herrington and starring Patrick Swayze as a bouncer at a seedy roadside bar who protects a small town in Missouri from a corrupt businessman.

Next of Kin (1989) - An action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze and Liam Neeson. The screenplay was based on a story of the same title, both written by Michael Jenning.

Steel Dawn (1987) - An American post-apocalyptic feature film, with elements of western science fiction. It starred Patrick Swayze, Lisa Niemi, Anthony Zerbe

Dirty Dancing (1987) - A romance film made in the United States. Written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino, the film features Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Cynthia Rhodes, and Jerry Orbach.

North and South (1985)- The film is about the enduring friendship that develops between two young men that meet as cadets at West Point Military Academy in the 1840s.

North and South, Book II (1986): The sequel to North and South

Youngblood (1986): It is a 1986 American drama film, starring Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze, Cynthia Gibb, Keanu Reeves and Ed Lauter.

Grandview, U.S.A. (1984): IT is a 1984 comedy/drama film directed by Randal Kleiser. It stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Carole Cook, Ramon Bieri, John Cusack, Joan Cusack, M. Emmet Walsh, Michael Winslow, and Troy Donahue.

Red Dawn (1984):Red Dawn is a 1984 American war film directed and co-written by John Milius and also written by Kevin Reynolds. The film is set in an alternate timeline during the mid-1980s, and deals with an invasion of the United States by the Soviet Union and its Central American allies.

The Outsiders (1983):The Outsiders is a 1983 American drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton.

Uncommon Valor (1983): Uncommon Valor is a 1983 war film written by Joe Gayton and directed by Ted Kotcheff, about a Marine officer who tries to put together a team to rescue his son, who he believes is a prisoner of war being held in Laos after the Vietnam War.

Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979): The film is a 1979 American feature film directed by William A. Levey which capitalised on the popularity of roller disco.