Patsy Swayze choreographed the films Urban Cowboy and Grandview, U. On January 2, 2012, Niemi Swayze released her New York Time Best Selling memoir, "Worth Fighting For." At the Houston Ballet Dance Company, Niemi met the owner and director's son, Patrick Swayze; the two eventually began dating when she was 15 years old.
Niemi and Swayze were married on June 12, 1975 until Swayze's death from pancreatic cancer on September 14, 2009.
A new report by actor’s family wanted to turn his beloved ranch into a museum to honor the actor’s legacy — but Lisa didn’t respect their wishes, and instead sold the property!
Patrick and Lisa (pictured in 2005) were married from 1975 until his death in 2009.
Patrick Swayze's widow and jeweler Albert De Prisco married in Palm Beach, Fla., on Sunday, May 25, her rep confirms to Us Weekly.
Niemi’s rep confirms to People that she has started seeing jeweler Albert De Prisco after the two met through a mutual friend at Lisa’s birthday party earlier this year.
“It’s new, and they’re taking it slow,” says Niemi’s rep.
Lisa Anne Haapaniemi was born in Houston, Texas, the only daughter of six children born to Edmond Haapaniemi, then Director of Water Safety Services at the Red Cross, and registered nurse Karin Haapaniemi One Last Dance was based on Without a Word, a successful play written 18 years before which had won six Drama Critics Awards.
Niemi said, "It was basically based on our experiences as concert dancers in New York, and it affected people a lot." with Swayze and co-starred in Beat Angel (2004).