'Workhorse' Swayze's passion for work stuns TV bosses

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Washington, Aug 21 : Cancer stricken Patrick Swayze's passion for work has stunned his co-stars and producers on the sets of his new TV show.

The 56-year-old actor, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February (08) and is recovering, has been putting in 12-hour days the Chicago, Illinois set of The Beast.

"Watching Patrick on set is like watching a great workhorse," Contactmusic quoted Producer Steven Pearl, as telling Us Weekly

"Patrick gets his 5.30am call and anytime we need him out there on the set, he's there, and he's there until wrap," he added.

Meanwhile rumours are abuzz that the actor may reprise his role in a 'Dirty Dancing' sequel.

According to industry insiders, after the 'miracle cancer recovery' Swayze has been stormed with film offers, along with 1987 hit 'Dirty Dancing' sequel.

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