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Watch: 8-Year-Old Boy Channels Patrick Swayze for ‘Dirty Dancing’ Routine

Watch out, Ryan Gosling. There’s a new Dirty Dancing star in town.

A Facebook video with nearly 6 million views is still making plenty of noise this week — and it’s all thanks to the talents of an 8-year-old.

Peggy Truong | October 14, 2014 - 7:30 am

Famous Roles That Were Almost Played By Other Actors

“Actors search for rejection,” Charlie Chaplin once said. “If they don’t get it they reject themselves.”
Fortunately, actors don’t have to search that hard to find the rejection they crave, as even the biggest stars are constantly turned down for roles. So click through the gallery and see some famous roles that could have been…

Robert Kessler | June 11, 2013 - 8:30 am

Patrick Swayze’s Widow Attends ‘Ghost’ on Broadway, Feared Breaking Down Through Whole Musical (EXCLUSIVE)

Broadway was abuzz on Monday night as Ghost the musical opened to a packed house in New York City. Based on the 1990 film which starred the late Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, the musical drew a slew of A-list celebrities, which even included Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi.

Although she knew the musical…

| April 24, 2012 - 10:19 am

12 Celebs in Drag (PHOTOS)

Cross-dressing in Hollywood is nothing new and these celebs prove that there is still a strong tradition of men (and women) experimenting with gender-bending in La La Land.
From James Franco to Lady Gaga, these drag-loving celebs have put on dresses (or in some cases trousers) for everything from movie roles to fashion-y photo shoots.

| January 24, 2011 - 12:52 pm

VIDEO: Patrick Swayze’s DWTS Tribute

The highlight of last night’s Dancing With The Stars elimination ceremony was beyond a doubt the touching tribute to Patrick Swayze.
Six of the show’s professional dancers were tasked with dancing the tribute medley to the late Dirty Dancing hunk, who passed away from pancreatic cancer on September 14 at the age of 57.

Celebuzz | September 24, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Patrick Swayze’s Memoir Says He Was at Peace With Death

Take heart, Patrick Swayze fans; through the Dirty Dancing actor’s death on Monday was a great loss, he had apparently made peace with the fact that he was going to pass away.
According to excerpts from Swayze’s memoir, The Time of My Life, published by the New York Times on Wednesday, the actor came to…

Celebuzz | September 17, 2009 - 8:00 am

Dancing With the Stars to Honor Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze, who succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Monday at the age of 57, will receive a special tribute on Dancing With the Stars.
People magazine reports that Swayze—who cemented his star status with the 1987 classic Dirty Dancing and made a special appearance on DWTS’s first U.S. season in 2005—will be honored on Dancing’s…

Celebuzz | September 16, 2009 - 11:45 am


With Patrick Swayze’s death on Monday at the age of 57 following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, show-biz lost a versatile talent.
Click through our gallery for a look back at Swayze’s most memorable career moments.

Celebuzz | September 15, 2009 - 7:05 am

Patrick Swayze Dies After Battle With Cancer

Patrick Swayze, who danced his way to heartthrob status with the hit Dirty Dancing, died Monday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57.
Swayze’s publicist Annett Wolf says the actor died with family at his side. He came forward about his illness last spring, but continued working as he underwent treatments.

| September 14, 2009 - 5:25 pm

Dirty Dancing Remake in the Works

First the powers that be in Hollywood decided to tinker with the Kevin Bacon classic Footloose. And now, Coming Soon reports, another ’80s dance-oriented flick is getting the remake treatment.
According to the site, Lionsgate is currently developing a remake to the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, which starred Patrick Swayze as dance instructor Johnny Castle…

Celebuzz | August 19, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Patrick Swayze Pays Tribute to Late Co-Star Natasha Richardson

Patrick Swazye has joined the many celebrities publicly mourning the recent loss of actress Natasha Richardson.
Swayze, the star of A&E’s The Beast—who is battling pancreatic cancer—released a statement to People about Richardson.
Richardson and Swayze starred together in 2002’s Waking Up In Reno.
“It is such a great loss to this community to lose…

Celebuzz | March 24, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Patrick Swayze Says He’s Not Done Yet

Patrick Swayze is irritated by reports that he’s close to succumbing to pancreatic cancer.
And he’s reassuring his fans that it’s not over until he says it is.
“It’s amazing to me that the tabloids such as the National Enquirer print such negative stories about me and my health when there are so many positive…

Celebuzz | March 12, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Patrick Swayze Probably Shouldn’t Be Smoking

If anyone should probably think about giving up cigarettes, it’s Patrick Swayze.
The 56-year-old actor, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year, was spotted in Beverly Hills recently, looking frail and gaunt but puffing away as he waited for his wife, Lisa Niemi, to pick up a take-out pizza.
According to the Daily Mail,…

Celebuzz | February 14, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Morning Buzz: Patrick Swayze Hasn’t Stopped Treatment

Patrick Swayze is still undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer despite a recent report in the National Enquirer, according to his rep. MSNBC reports that Swayze’s mother also refutes the story. “He hasn’t told me if he has (stopped),” Patsy Swayze said. “I wish they would just leave him alone,” noting that her son is “doing…

Celebuzz | January 30, 2009 - 6:00 am

Patrick Swayze: Stopping Cancer Treatment?

ad news via Star and Perez Hilton.
Both media outlets are reporting that Dirty Dancing actor Patrick Swayze, 56, has ceased undergoing chemotherapy to aid in his battle against pancreatic cancer, and has taken a turn for the worse.
Swazye was recently released from the hospital after successfully battling pneumonia, and is reportedly meeting with…

Celebuzz | January 29, 2009 - 9:44 am

Morning Buzz: Britney Teams With Virgin Mobile for Tour

Britney Spears has announced on her official website that Virgin Mobile will be sponsoring her upcoming tour – The Circus starring Britney Spears. Spears’ tour kicks off on April 3 in New Orleans, and will play 31 shows in the United States. “I’m thrilled to partner with Virgin Mobile on my tour,” said Britney Spears.

Regan Stephens | January 29, 2009 - 6:00 am

Morning Buzz: Kanye West Denies Porn Story

Kanye West is refuting a story that ran in King magazine that claimed the hip-hop star wanted to shoot bisexual porn. West says the story is false in a post on his blog. “I HAD THE TWO GREATEST DAYS OF MY LIFE AND WHEN I GET BACK FROM THE LOUIE SHOW I READ SOME SHIT…

Celebuzz | January 23, 2009 - 6:00 am

Patrick Swayze Released From Hospital

Patrick Swayze’s rep has confirmed that the actor has been released from the hospital after being treated for pneumonia, People magazine reports.
The 56-year-old actor, who revealed that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last March, checked into the hospital on January 9.
“I am happy to announce that Patrick Swayze is home after…

Celebuzz | January 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

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Celebuzz | January 9, 2009 - 12:43 pm

Swayze Talks Cancer for First Time on ’20/20′

It’s been a full year since Dirty Dancing and Ghost star Patrick Swayze disclosed that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
The actor recently sat down with Barbara Walters for his first interview on the subject of his health, to air on the Wednesday, January 7, episode of ABC’s 20/20.
“I dropped about 20…

Celebuzz | January 6, 2009 - 11:40 am
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