Appeared (as "Nathan Detroit") in "Guys and Dolls", West End, London, England.
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
6 Interviews |
33 Articles |
14 Pictorials |
14 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[in 2004, about his drinking] I made a conscious decision to break away from big films when I got alcohol out of my life. I had been sucked into the blockbuster, box-office mentality and it was destroying my sense of purpose in life. The loneliness of fame was messing with my head. Once you've been famous for a while and told your story, it can sound like a lie. You don't know what's true. It ...
Starting in the early 1990s (shortly after the box-office success of his movie Ghost
(1990)), hip-hop lyrics often included his name or the phrase "I'm Swayze" as a reference to or replacement for the earlier slang, "I'm ghost", meaning "I'm leaving/out of here/gone, etc." The 'Notorious B.I.G.' was one artist who was especially fond of including this phrase in his songs. Swayze's appearance in ...