• Patrick  Swayze

    Patrick Swayze Awards

    Born on August 18th, 1952

    From Houston, Texas

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar Poster

To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar

Elite Manhattan drag queens Vida Boheme (Patrick Swayze) and Noxeema Jackson (Wesley Snipes) impress regional judges in competition, securing berths in the Nationals in Los Angeles. When the two meet pathetic drag novice Chi-Chi Rodriguez (John Leguizamo) -- one of the losers that evening -- the charmed Vida and Noxeema agree to take the hopeless youngster under their joined wing. Soon the three set off on a madcap road trip across America and struggle to make it to Los Angeles in time.

Golden Globe (1996)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Ghost Poster

Ghost

Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze) is a banker, Molly Jensen (Demi Moore) is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner (Tony Goldwyn) over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg) to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Golden Globe (1991)
Nominated
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy