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The other hazard, of course, was his 60-a-day cigarette habit.
To Swayze, whose father was a genuine cowboy, smoking was 'the last masculine ritual'.
Accodring to Swayze, Cruise resisted appearing in magazine shoots because he was so self-conscious about his teeth.
The Time Of My Life goes on sale next week, along with an audio-book which Swayze recorded shortly before he died.
This was followed by his film debut as Ace in the film Skatetown U. The film Dirty Dancing, released in 1987 was the venture that really propelled Patrick Swayze to super-stardom.
His dance skills came in handy for the film, in which he starred alongside Jennifer Grey.
His most famous film appearances are the lead roles that he played in Dirty Dancing and Ghost.He refused to quit even when diagnosed with cancer.Especially, as he said with a wry laugh, he had been told he only had 'five minutes to live' anyway.Swayze, 57, died "peacefully" with his family at his side, Swayze's publicist, Annett Wolf, said in a statement published by the Associated Press.Although Swayze's memorable movie roles in Dirty Dancing and Ghost ingratiated him into the hearts and minds of legions of fans, he will also be remembered for the awareness he helped raise about pancreatic cancer -- a rare, but stealthy disease.