The Side Of Patrick Swayze You Never Knew

Hollywood Hiatus

Few fans know that in 1997, at the very height of his glory years, Patrick Swayze suddenly vanished from the spotlight. His exit from Hollywood was actually caused by a devastating injury. While filming a horseback scene for Letters From A Killer, the actor fell and hit a tree. He would shatter both of his legs. The extent of his injuries would prevent him from taking on roles for almost five years.