Fans Mourn Swayze on Walk of Fame

Fans gather at Patrick Swayze's star on the Walk of Fame.

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Patrick Swayze died Monday at the age of 57.
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Flowers and candles adorn Swayze's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star is near the Roosevelt Hotel.
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Swayze died after battling pancreatic cancer.
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Swayze was the star of romance movie classics like "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost."
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Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in January 2008.
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He publicly told fans in March about his illness.
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The actor's health declined since the diagnosis and during his filming of his A&E series "The Beast," which aired last year.
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He continued working despite his illness and openly spoke about his battle with cancer while he promoted the show.
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He also confessed that he decided not to use painkilling drugs during filming because it would've tainted his performance in the series.
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Swayze broke onto the acting scene as a Broadway star.
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He shot to fame on film as bad boy Johnny Castle in teen flick "Dirty Dancing" opposite Jennifer Grey.
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The actor was nominated for three Golden Globes throughout his storied career.
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A wreath is place on Swayze's star.
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