Don Swayze - biography

Actor from United States of America

Don Swayze Donald Carl "Don" Swayze is an American actor. Swayze was born in Houston, Texas, the middle son of Patsy Yvonne Helen (née Karnes, a choreographer, dance instructor, and dancer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, an engineering drafter. He is a younger brother of the late actor Patrick Swayze and of sister Vicky Lynn, and the older brother of Sean Kyle and adopted sister Bora Song (nicknamed Bambi). He is a sixth cousin once removed of commentator John Cameron Swayze, and a relative of noted Texas Revolution soldier Henry Karnes. In 2010, Swayze guest-starred in six episodes in a recurring role as Gus, a werewolf, on the HBO series True Blood. He was Col. Sherman Rutherford in a Western-Film Noir hybrid called Heathens and Thieves. His film work includes an appearance as a dancer in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy, as Ruben in the film, Father for Charlie, and as Mark in the film Shy People. He also starred in the film Death Ring and as the Alamo courier James Bonham in Alamo...Price of Freedom, an IMAX film shown in San Antonio, Texas. Swayze's television work includes multiple appearances in Murder She Wrote, NYPD Blue, Days of Our Lives, NCIS, as well as dozens of other programs. Swayze had a  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Donny Swayze,Donald Carl Swayze,Donny
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Patsy Yvonne Helen Swayze, Jesse Wayne Swayze
Marcia Swayze
Danielle Swayze
Vickie Lynn Swayze Bambi Swayze Sean Kyle Swayze Patrick Swayze


Year Performance Character
2005 Waterborne
1998 Evasive Action
1996 Squanderers Scott
1995 Digital Man
1994 Pontiac Moon
1988 The Tracker
1987 Lethal Victims
1986 Prince of Bel Air
0 To Kill a Memory Chale Lord

Comment Don Swayze on facebook