Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze
In Dirty Dancing (1987), Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey starred as "Johnny" and "Baby" and enchanted a whole generation. Swayze was already known from the successful TV mini-series North and South, but the part of the teenager who falls in love with the handsome dance teacher was the first ever big role for the young Jennifer Grey. Both actors were nominated for a Golden Globe in 1988.
'Dirty Dancing' Cast: Now And Then
Dirty Dancing was released in 1987 and was actually a real low budget movie without any big names in the cast, but the romance went on to make over $200 million Dollars at the box office and still belongs to one of the most popular movies off the eighties.