Patrick Swayze (†57): This Is His Famous Brother Don

Patrick and Don Swayze
August 14, 2019 - 07:44 / Sarah Schulz

Everyone knows and loves Patrick Swayze for his iconic role in Dirty Dancing, however his brothers also deserve some attention.

Patrick Swayze was and still is an icon on the big screen. Named by People Magazine as it's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991, Patrick had a lot going for him. With two brothers and two sisters, it is no wonder that at least one of his siblings has followed him into the limelight. Let us introduce to you, Patrick Swayze's younger brother, Don Swayze...

Don Swayze und sein Bruder Patrick Swayze bei der Premiere zu „Kill Bill: Vol 2“
Don Swayze and Patrick Swayze

Don Swayze was born on August 10th, 1958 in Houston, Texas. He is six years younger than his iconic older brother Patrick. Don has been a part of Hollywood since the 1980's with his first career appearance in The Fall Guy in 1981. Don had many roles in television series including, L.A. Law, Street Hawk, and Matlock and later on, The X-Files, CSI: Miami, NCIS, True Blood and many more. 

Don Swayze's first movie role was in Shy People (1987) where he played the character Mark. More recently, he has starred in two westerns, Heathens and Thieves (2012) and Ambush at Dark Canyon (2012) as well as two horror films, Lizzie (2012) and The Appearing (2014). 

Don Swayze and Charlene Lindstrom
Don Swayze and Charlene Lindstrom

Don was married to Marcia Swayze from 1985-1993 and they have one daughter named Danielle together. The 60-year-old actor has now been married to Charlene Swayze since 2014.

While one of Patrick's brothers seems to have been successful in the limelight, his other brother Sean Kyle Swayze seems to prefer to be left out of the spotlight. Not much seems to be known about Sean, however we do know that he is the youngest Swayze brother at 57 years old and was also born in Texas.