14 September 2009 11:04 PM, PDT | FilmJunk | See recent FilmJunk news »

It's a sad day in Hollywood as one of the most popular actors from the 1980's and early 1990's has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. Patrick Swayze was 57. The star of Roadhouse, Red Dawn, Point Break and Youngblood made a career of playing a tough hero, but had major breakthrough roles and earned the love of every woman alive in both Dirty Dancing and Ghost. News broke back in March of 2008 that Swayze had contracted the disease.  He even kept working through it by starring in the A&E drama, The Beast. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. For me, my favourite Patrick Swayze moments were his performance of She's Like the Wind in Dirty Dancing, and the always hilarious Chippendales dance sketch with Chris Farley on Saturday Night Live. What are your favourite or memorable Patrick Swayze moments or performances? For More Daily Movie Goodness, »

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