Actor Patrick Swayze dies

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Isaac Brekken&#41;</span></div>
September 14, 2009 5:02:44 PM PDT
Actor Patrick Swayze died Monday following a battle with cancer.Swayze, 56, announced last March he was suffering from a particularly deadly form of pancreatic cancer. Some reports at the time gave him only weeks to live, but his doctor had said his situation was more optimistic.