The cult romantic film celebrated the anniversary.
21 August 1987 cult film was released. From a romantic drama about a dance originally did not expect great success, but the picture became one of the most cash collected in a year $ 170 million. The actors who performed the main role, Jennifer grey and Patrick Swayze — immediately became stars, and unforgettable song in the end of the film (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life by bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes won the “Oscar” and “Golden globe” in the nomination “Best song”.
In subsequent years many have tried to ride the wave of success of the first film, removing the sequel, which, of course, was unable to repeat the original. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of the pictures we remember what happened to the actors of the film.
Johnny castle performed by Patrick Swayze.
From Swayze, who went crazy more than one generation after the release of this film, was the longest and best career of all the cast of “Dirty dancing.” Subsequent films “road House” (1989), “Ghost” (1990) and “point break” (1991) became hits. However, in 2008 it became known that the actor was diagnosed with cancer, and despite treatment, he died a year later.
Behind the scenes of “Dirty dancing.”
The role of Baby was played by Jennifer grey.
Gray still acts, recently appeared in the TV series “Red oaks,” but, as often happens, the success of “Dirty dancing” is not repeated. Also an actress, voiced cartoons and in 2010, paired with dancer Derek Hough won the finals of the popular American ABC program “dancing with the stars” (Dancing with the Stars).
In the 90s, the actress made a failed rhinoplasty and as a result, removing the famous hump on the nose, was completely unrecognizable. As Jennifer herself said: “I went into the operating room a celebrity and came out nothing.”
The role of Marjorie Houseman, Baby’s mother, played by Kelly Bishop.
The actress has starred in TV series “Gilmore Girls” and “Ballerina”, played in the theater.
Father’s Baby, Jake Housman, played by Jerry Orbach.
Best known for playing detective Lennie Briscoe in the TV series “Law and order”. Voiced Lumiere in the disney cartoon 1991 “beauty and the beast”. He died in 2004 at the age of 69 years.
During the filming of the movie.
The role of Lisa Houseman, Baby’s sister, played by Jane Brucker.
Now the actress is rarely seen on television, retrain in the writer.
Neil Kellerman, the rich heir and future owner of the hotel was played by Lonny Price.
Price also changed her acting for directing, mostly in the theater.
The family hotel owner max Kellerman played by Jack Weston.
Weston was filmed in Hollywood in 1950-ies. His last film was “Short circuit 2”. The actor died in 1996.
Partner johnny dance, penny Johnson, played by Cynthia Rhodes.
Actress, singer and dancer starred in the 1983 film “Flashdance”, but took a break in career after the film “Curse of the crystal eye” in 1991.
On the set of the film.
The role of Billy, cousin johnny (the one with the watermelons), was performed by Neil Jones.
The actor recently starred in the TV series “Rescue me” and appeared in episodes of “Law and order”.
Negative character, the waiter, Robbie, was played by Max Cantor.
Until his death in 1991 at the age of 32 from an overdose of heroin Cantor starred in four films, including Dirty dancing.
Patrick Swayze and Jennifer grey at the Oscars. By the way, one of the songs of the film — She’s Like the Wind performed by Patrick Swayze.
The final dance of the film.
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