Well this is a sad way to end the day.

The AP report that Patrick Swayze - star of such hit films like Ghost and Dirty Dancing - has died after almost two years of battling pancreatic cancer. He was 57 years old.

"Patrick Swayze passed away peacefully today with family at his side after facing the challenges of his illness for the past 20 months," his rep said in a statement. Swayze's family was at his side. It had been reported recently that the actor had gone home to be with his family.

Our condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time...

RIP, Patrick.