Patrick Swayze memorabilia taking center stage April 28-29

LOS ANGELES — Julien’s Auctions will usher in the first auction event of their 2017 season on April 28-29 — Property from the Estate of Patrick Swayze.

Patrick Swayze was the beloved actor and three-time Golden Globe nominee who died in 2009. He became an instant celebrity in 1987 when he starred as the misunderstood dance instructor Johnny Castle in the surprise hit Dirty Dancing. The movie established Swayze as Hollywood’s hottest new heartthrob. The actor, dancer and singer-songwriter was married to the love-of-his-life, Lisa Niemi, whom he met when she was just 16.

Patrick Swayze’s Rise to Stardom

Swayze debuted on Broadway in “Goodtime Charley” in 1975 and later appeared in “West Side

Swayze 'Dirty Dancing' leather jacket

Leather jacket worn by Patrick Swayze during the movie “Dirty Dancing” for his portrayal of Johnny Castle ($4,000-$6,000). (All photos courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

Story” and as Danny Zuko in the musical “Grease”.

After starring roles in films such as “The Outsiders” and “Red Dawn,” he went on to star in the hit mini-series, “North & South, Books I & II”. In 1987, everything changed as “Dirty Dancing” went on to become a Hollywood box office sensation which secured Swayze as a Hollywood icon. His star continued to rise as he was cast in iconic films including “Road House” and “Ghost” among others.

Property from the Estate of Patrick Swayze will include personal and career highlights offering fans a rare glimpse into some of the most important moments in his movie life and relationship with Hollywood.

Movie Garments and Scripts

Highlights include Patrick Swayze’s leather jacket from the film “Dirty Dancing,” which comes to auction with an estimate of $4,000 to $6,000; his shirt and shoes from the hit film “Ghost,” which carry an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000); a Patrick Swayze Golden Globe nomination certificate ($800-$1,200); a collection of script packets for Season 16 of Saturday Night Live when Swayze hosted ($600-$800); a Patrick Swayze Point Break worn wetsuit ($2,000-$4,000); and a Point Break surfboard ($4,000-$6,000), among other items.

Enjoy a clip of Mr. Swayze in acting action….

Personal items belonging to Swayze set to sell in this auction include, but are not limited to:

• Personal collection of fine pens

— 1986 Harley-Davidson Softail motorcycle ($8,000 to $10,000).

• Athletic awards obtained while Swayze was in high school ($1,000-$2,000).

For more information, visit www.juliensauctions.com, email info@juliensauctions.com, or call 310-836-1818.

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