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Dancing With The Stars: Patrick Swayze Tribute Scheduled

September 17, 2009 01:10 PM by Britteny Elrick


According to PEOPLE magazine, Dancing With The Stars will be airing a special tribute to Patrick Swayze on it’s September 23rd live results show. The dancer/actor, who made an appearance on the first season of the show, passed away of pancreatic cancer last Monday at the age of 57.

“We have some very fond memories of [the late actor] coming to help us our when we were a tiny little show way back when,” Dancing’s executive producer Conrad Green said.

“He was one of the few people to integrate dance with being an A-list actor,” she continued. “He inspired many people and many of our pros to dance. We want to honor the great moments he’s brought to film by getting our dancers to do their interpretation to some music from his films.”

Dancing With The Stars kicks off Monday, September 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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