Currently alive, at 63 years of age.
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1952 – Born on August 18th in Houston, Texas.
1975 – Married to Lisa Niemi on June 12th.
1979 – After playing in the Broadway production of "Grease", he made his film debut as Ace in Skatetown, U.S.A.
1987 – He received a Golden Globe nomination for his role as the dance instructor Johnny Castle in the steamy musical-drama Dirty Dancing.
1990 – He received a second nomination for his portrayal of the ghost Sam Wheat in the boxoffice/video success Ghost.
1991 – Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
– Chosen as People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive.
1997 – Earned his Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 18th at 7018 Hollywood Blvd.
1998 – Broke his leg when he fell off a horse while filming Letters from a Killer.
2004 – Dancing instructor in the ‘prequel’ Havana Nights.