Patrick Dempsey

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TV Actor
Date of Birth January 13, 1966
Place of Birth Lewiston, Maine
Age 55 years old
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Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and racecar driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy. He saw early success as an actor, starring in a number of films in the 1980s, including Can't Buy Me Love and Loverboy. In the 1990s, he mostly appeared in smaller roles in film, such as Outbreak and television. Patrick was also in Scream 3 where he played the role of Detective Mark Kincaid. He was successful in landing a lead role in Sweet Home Alabama, a surprise box office hit. He has since starred in other films, including Brother Bear 2, Enchanted, Made of Honor, Valentine's Day, Flypaper, Freedom Writers, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Bridget Jones's Baby. Dempsey, who maintains a sports car and vintage car collection, also enjoys auto racing in his spare time. He has competed in pro-am events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race and Ensenada SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race.

Born: Patrick Galen Dempsey, January 13, 1966, Lewiston, Maine, US
Residence: Malibu, California, U.S, Jacksonville, Texas, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, Racecar driver
Years active: 1985–present
Children: 3
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About Patrick Dempsey

He became popular as Dr. Derek Shepherd, or "McDreamy," on Grey's Anatomy and was nominated for a MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for his role as Robert in 2007's Enchanted. In 2011, he played the character Dylan in the blockbuster film Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Before Fame

He was diagnosed with dyslexia at age 12, so he had to memorize all his lines for auditions. During high school, he tied for second in a national juggling championship.


He played roles in the 2002 film Sweet Home Alabama and the 2008 film Made of Honor.

Family Life

He married his second wife Jillian Dempsey in 1999. They had a daughter named Tallulah in 2002 and twins named Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen in 2007. His first wife was Rocky Parker.


He co-starred with Ellen Pompeo on Grey's Anatomy.

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