Birth Name: Patrick Cassidy
Birth Place: Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cassidy was back on the Great White Way playing songwriter Jeff Barry in the ill-fated revue cum musical "Leader of the Pack". He fared better on the small screen as a manipulative West Point cadet who crosses the wrong person in "Dress Gray" (NBC, 1986) and co-starring alongside legend Loretta Young in the vehicle that marked her return to acting, the sentimental but not maudlin holiday movie "Christmas Eve" (NBC, 1986). Cassidy next stepped into Patrick Swayze's dancing shoes, assuming the role of Johnny Castle in the TV spin-off of "Dirty Dancing" (CBS, 1988), which didn't last too long on the air.After a decade as a mostly journeyman player, Cassidy enjoyed one of his best roles as the c...