Patrick Swayze: a life in pictures

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Patrick Swayze: a life in pictures

The following year, Patrick reinvented himself in Point Break, which marked a departure from his usual clean cut roles. He played Bodhi, the long-haired, adrenaline-charged leader of a surfing community who's also the ringleader of a gang of bank robbers. Speaking of the role, the actor, who cracked four ribs while surfing during filming, said he felt Bodhi was a lot like him, and they shared a "wild-man edge"