Patrick Swayze -- (8/18/1952-9/14/2009). Actor/Dancer/Singer-Songwriter. Movies -- "Dirty Dancing" as Johnny Castle, "Ghost" as Sam Wheat, "The Outsiders" as Darrel "Darry" Curtis, "Road House" as James Dalton. "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar" as Vida Boheme. He was diagnosed with Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer (specifically, intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm).Doctors informed him that the Cancer had Metastasized to the Liver. He died from Pancreatic Cancer at age 57.