Jennifer: I did with him before, but no, I didn't. He came in [to test] along with a bunch of other guys. It's one of the parts of the job I don't like, but it's fine.?  So it's a little bit like, "Oh man, why now?!
At the age of 20, he moved to New York to train with the Harkness and Joffrey ballet schools.
After appearing in Disney on Parade and the Broadway production of "Grease," he made his first film appearance in the 1979 movie "Skatetown, U. A." After a number of roles in both TV and film, he first came to national prominence in 1985 in the Civil War TV miniseries "North and South," starring as Southerner Orry Main.
Two years later, he took the lead role of dance instructor Johnny Castle in the blockbuster movie "Dirty Dancing." Included on the soundtrack was a song entitled "She's Like the Wind," composed and performed by Swayze.
In a nod to the beefcake reputation he had earned for his performances in "Dirty Dancing" and "Roadhouse," Swayze was selected as People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" for 1991.
Before turning to directing and acting, Niemi began her professional life as a dancer.
As soon as I tell her that I haven't, she gushes, "Well, just wait.
Several more hit movies followed, including "Roadhouse," "Ghost," "Point Break" and "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything!
Julie Newmar." He acted steadily through the ensuing years and eventually expanded his focus to include voice-over work in "The Fox and the Hound 2." He also added to his experience in live theater, performing in "Guys and Dolls" in 2006.
But I thought to myself, "What is a beautiful body, and what makes people beautiful or sexy?
" I could have a tight stomach, but I wouldn't have my daughter.
Then she hands us each a small gift with her favorite candle ("Perfect for the fall months! Throughout the lunch, she gladly offers to share her pasta with us and insists I take the leftovers home.