The Time of His Life

Because Patrick Swayze

 

Screen Test

Admit it, your heart skipped a beat when you saw this.

Ditto.

 

“It’s a feeling, a heartbeat’  — Dirty Dancing

 

Happy Heavenly Birthday Patrick

“It’s amazing, Molly. The love inside, you take it with you” ~ Ghost

 

The Time Of His Life

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on this day 18th August (1952)  in Houston, Texas. Actor, choreographer, dancer, instructor, singer, and songwriter who was recognised for playing distinctive lead roles, especially romantic, tough and comedic characters.

 

Flashback

Today would have been Patrick’s 69th birthday.  His epic 80s career had every role imaginable from action hero to sexy, dancing heartthrob. 

 

Return of the Rebels

In the late 80s, ‘Dirty Dancing’ was considered a little risque and definitely not something ‘decent people’ did.  Drama, dancing, love and betrayal, social awareness, and a little rebellion.

 

 

So what’s your favourite 80s Patrick Swayze movie or line?

 

One Last Dance

“Dancing is like a magic place, it’s like living in a beautiful storybook, where you can fly, if you want to…” so says Patrick Swayze’s character Travis, to his screen daughter in One Last Dance.

 

Point Break

“Patrick Swayze had every intention of a professional ballet career and even though it didn’t work out that way, he carried ballet in his body and in his heart until the day he died”  ~ Unknown 

 

In Numerology

“You have to listen to that bird inside that tells you what’s right.” — Dirty Dancing

Patrick Swayze’s birth date adds up to Seven:

Meaning: Insightful. Intuitive. Seeks answers. Music and other arts are key notes.

 

LEO’s often express their emotions through body movements. It means that they are inborn dancers though other spheres of art interest them too. They like bright shades, bold artistic forms, stimulating activities and can be excellent performers.

 

‘The Writing Is On The Wall’ and so his memory lives on.

“I keep my heart, my soul and my spirit open to miracles’ ~ Patrick Swayze

 

3 thoughts on “The Time of His Life

  1. Hi Ellie,
    Yes, he was an incredible man of so many talents.
    a beautiful soul, so gentle and considerate of women, in an age where the males ruled.
    It is good to know that he was all that in real life, not just in front of the cameras.
    No wonder women were so in awe of him.
    He was a great example to other males, of ‘what women needed …

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