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Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey Explains Why She Refused To Do Her Iconic Lift With Patrick Swayze Until The Day It Was Filmed

Dirty Dancing is a movie that teaches audiences what physical chemistry looks like between two people – the way that two bodies can be in sync with each other through the beautiful expression of dancing. We remember the film for the insane spark between actors Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze, the quotable “No one puts Baby in a corner,” and the infamous lift scene. Believe it or not, however, Grey actually refused to do the iconic lift with Swayze until the day it was filmed.
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‘Dirty Dancing’ sequel: How a Patrick Swayze hologram could ruin everything

We all know the famous movie quote: “Nobody puts Baby in a corner with a CGI replica of the late Patrick Swayze.” OK, that’s not the exact phrase, but it is nonetheless a distinct — and mortifying — possibility for the forthcoming sequel to the 1987 classic “Dirty Dancing.”  Swayze, who played sexy Catskills dancer Johnny Castle and died of pancreatic cancer in 2009, could return for the sequel in a digitized form — completely unbeknownst to him, and potentially unbearable for us. “We’re going to try to involve as many people from the original as is appropriate,” the director Jonathan Levine told...
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Jennifer Grey Says Patrick Swayze Struggled With Saying The Iconic ‘Dirty Dancing’ Line

In her memoir, Out of the Corner, Jennifer Grey talks about some of the challenges she and fellow cast members faced while on the set of the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing. She mentions how the original script, as written, simply felt “unnatural,” and that the writers had to continually rework it. She also noted how her co-star, Patrick Swayze, initially resisted saying the famous line, “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” The now-iconic scene features Jennifer’s character, Frances’ Baby’ Houseman, right before her and Patrick’s character Johnny Castle’s dance routine.
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Beat the Chasers: Paul Sinha issues response after viewers complain of ‘incorrect’ Patrick Swayze question

Paul “The Sinnerman” Sinha has responded to viewer complaints over a question in the latest episode of Beat the Chasers.The ITV quiz show had drawn the ire of fans during Monday’s (16 May) episode with a question concerning Patrick Swayze.One of the episode’s contestants, a man named Steven, managed to “beat the chasers” in a quiz-off, but fans were perplexed when one of Sinha’s answers was declared wrong. Host Bradley Walsh appeared to ask, “What Patrick Swayze film became a West End musical?” prompting Sinha to buzz in and respond “Dirty Dancing”.He was then informed that the correct answer...
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Jennifer Grey says Patrick Swayze made tearful apology before Dirty Dancing screen test

Jennifer Grey has claimed that Patrick Swayze apologised to her in tears to get her to work with him on Dirty Dancing.The pair starred in the cult classic film as love interests Frances “Baby” Houseman and Johnny Castle.However, Grey has recently spoken about her lack of chemistry with Swayze, who died in 2009, and said that they were “forced to be together”.Appearing on The View on Wednesday (4 May), Grey explained that she hadn’t enjoyed working with Swayze on the 1984 film Red Dawn, which came out three years before they would work together on Dirty Dancing.“Patrick was playing...
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Jennifer Grey: Patrick Swayze cried saying sorry to me on ‘Dirty Dancing’ set

Jennifer Grey will always hold Patrick Swayze close to her heart. The 62-year-old recalled how her late “Dirty Dancing” co-star sobbed while apologizing to her on the set of their 1987 romance drama. The pair previously starred in 1984’s “Red Dawn” together before reuniting for the iconic dance flick. Grey stopped by “The View” earlier this week to discuss her memoir, “Out of the Corner,” and her tense experiences working with “The Outsiders” actor, who died in 2009 at the age of 57. “Patrick was playing pranks on me and everybody,” Grey said. “It was just, like, macho, and I just couldn’t take it....
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Jennifer Grey feels "grateful" to have shared her success with Patrick Swayze. The late actor starred alongside Jennifer in 'Dirty Dancing' and she's revealed what she would now say to her late co-star - who died of pancreatic cancer in 2009 - if she had the chance. The 62-year-old actress...
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