Patrick Swayze Dead at 57


Following a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Patrick Swayze died today, the AP reports. According to a statement from his publicist, the star "passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the last 20 months," with no other details given. He was 57.

'Dirty Dancing' star Patrick Swayze dies at 57 [AP]