Another heartthrob on our list, Patrick Swayze stole the hearts of millions when he was introduced to audiences as Johnny Castle in the classic and legendary 1987 film, Dirty Dancing. Swayze remained in Hollywood’s and fans’ hearts long after the film’s release and was voted “Sexiest Man Alive” by People in 1991.
Swayze officially became a cult favorite in the 1990s after starring in the Ghost. A celebrated actor, the show business industry and his fans were devastated to learn that Swayze had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The picture of the actor above was taken two weeks prior to his death.