Swayze Returns to Dirty Dancing August 1, 2008 Is Patrick Swayze Considering More ‘Dirty Dancing’? Patrick Swayze has reportedly been approached to star in a sequel to his hit 1987 movie ‘Dirty Dancing’. The film, which also starred Jennifer Grey, spawned a spin-off movie Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights in 2004. Swayze, who is currently battling pancreatic cancer, is said to be considering a return to the role which shot him to international fame. The 55-year-old actor is now back at work following his cancer diagnosis, starring in the new TV series ‘The Beast’.