Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty DancingActor Patrick Swayze, who died of pancreatic cancer on Sept. 14 at 57 years of age, had a career spanning 30 years. Though his most iconic role was that of street-tough dancer Johnny Castle in 'Dirty Dancing,' he also played everything from a rebel leader to a hockey player to a drag queen to a surfing criminal.

Take a look back, in list form and photos, at Patrick Swayze's movies and movie roles. Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze in Dirty DancingActor Patrick Swayze, who died of pancreatic cancer on Sept. 14 at 57 years of age, had a career spanning 30 years. Though his most iconic role was that of street-tough dancer Johnny Castle in 'Dirty Dancing,' he also played everything from a rebel leader to a hockey player to a drag queen to a surfing criminal.

Take a look back, in list form and photos, at Patrick Swayze's movies and movie roles.

'Powder Blue' (2009) - Velvet Larry
'Christmas in Wonderland' (2007) - Wayne Saunders
'Jump!' (2007) - Richard Pressburger
'The Fox and the Hound 2' (2006) (voice) - Cash
'Keeping Mum' (2005) - Lance
'Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights' (2004) - Dance Class Instructor
'11:14' (2003) - Frank
'One Last Dance' (2003) - Travis MacPhearson
'Waking Up in Reno' (2002) - Roy Kirkendall
'Donnie Darko' (2001) - Jim Cunningham
'Green Dragon' (2001) - Gunnery Sergeant Jim Lance
• 'Forever Lulu' (2000) - Ben Clifton
'Letters from a Killer' (1998) - Race Darnell
'Black Dog' (1998) - Jack Crews / Watch 'Black Dog' on SlashControl
'Three Wishes' (1995) - Jack McCloud
'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar' (1995) - Vida
'Tall Tale' (1995) - Pecos Bill
'Father Hood' (1993) - Jack Charles
'City of Joy' (1992) - Max Lowe
'Point Break' (1991) - Bodhi
'Ghost' (1990) - Sam Wheat
'Next of Kin' (1989) - Truman Gates
'Road House' (1989) - Dalton
'Tiger Warsaw' (1988) - Chuck 'Tiger' Warsaw
'Steel Dawn' (1987) - Nomad / Watch 'Steel Dawn' on SlashControl
'Dirty Dancing' (1987) - Johnny Castle
'Youngblood' (1986) - Derek Sutton
'Red Dawn' (1984) - Jed
'Grandview, U.S.A.' (1984) - Ernie 'Slam' Webster
• 'Uncommon Valor' (1983) - Kevin Scott
'The Outsiders' (1983) - Darrel Curtis
'Skatetown, U.S.A.' (1979) - Ace Johnson

Patrick Swayze's TV credits

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Patrick Swayze Retrospective
Though he had an accomplished career already, 1987's 'Dirty Dancing' propelled Swayze to superstardom. Here he's seen in the epic final scene with co-star Jennifer Grey.
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Remembering Patrick Swayze

    Actor Patrick Swayze, who wowed audiences with his smooth charisma and dance moves in hit films like 'Dirty Dancing,' has died at the age of 57 after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

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    Though he had an accomplished career already, 1987's 'Dirty Dancing' propelled Swayze to superstardom. Here he's seen in the epic final scene with co-star Jennifer Grey.

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    'Dancing' has become a classic '80s movie thanks to the witty dialogue, the chemistry between Swayze and Jennifer Grey ... and "the lift" and various other dance moves.

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    Aside from 'Dancing,' another highly recognizable Swayze role came in 1990's 'Ghost,' which included this classic scene involving Demi Moore, 'Unchained Melody' and a clay sculpture.

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    Swayze is seen here chatting with Whoopi Goldberg in 'Ghost.'

    Paramount / Everett Collection

    Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2008. Months later, he gave an exclusive interview to Barbara Walters. In the interview, Swayze said he was "going through hell," and that he'd "only seen the beginning of it."

    Ron Tom, ABC / AP

    Swayze's career began with some prominent roles, including being the family leader in 1983 film adaptation of 'The Outsiders' alongside Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio and Tom Cruise.

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    Swayze took to the water as a surfer/robber named Bodhi in 1991's 'Point Break.'

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    Swayze is seen here embracing Kelly Lynch during a scene from the 1989 campy classic 'Road House.'

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    He even donned leggings and a skirt with Wesley Snipes and John Leguizamo for the cross-dressing 1995 comedy 'To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar.'

    Lorey Sebastian, Universal Studios / AP



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