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Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is an American actor, known for his role as neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd ("McDreamy") on the medical ... More »Patrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is an American actor, known for his role as neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd ("McDreamy") on the medical drama Grey's Anatomy. Prior to Grey's Anatomy he made several television appearances and was nominated for an Emmy Award. He has also appeared in several films, including Sweet Home Alabama, Made of Honor, Valentine's Day, Flypaper, Freedom Writers and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Dempsey was born in Lewiston, Maine, and grew up in Buckfield, Maine, the youngest of three children born to Amanda and William Dempsey. He has Irish ancestry. He attended Buckfield High School and St. Dominic Regional High School. He was an adept juggler, tying for second in a national juggling competition. He was also an accomplished skier and while in high school won the Maine state slalom championship. As a child, Dempsey attended Camp Wekeela located in Hartford, Maine. Dempsey was diagnosed with dyslexia at age twelve. He told Barbara Walters on her... [ Wikipedia ]

Patrick Dempsey signs two-year extension to stay on 'Grey's Anatomy'

January 25, 2014: Driver Patrick Dempsey laughs with other drivers in the Fanzone area during an autograph session prior to the start of the IMSA Series Rolex 24 hour auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Patrick ...

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Dempsey Confirms Extension With 'Grey's Anatomy'

Patrick Dempsey's acting and racing careers will be intermingled for the foreseeable future. Dempsey, a driver/owner racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance event this weekend, confirmed Saturday night that he has signed a two-year contract extension to continue with the ...

Dr. Daredevil

Patrick Dempsey’s “Grey’s Anatomy” producers are worried about him. His family is really worried about him. And yet, Dempsey, risking life, limb and all that McDreamy hair, has no intention of giving up his drug of choice: race car driving. “My life really started when I started ...

Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey sign up for more 'Grey's' – The Marquee Blog

According to reports, stars Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey have signed new two-year contracts, giving a new lease on life for their "Grey's" characters. Oh, who's played Dr. Cristina Yang since the soapy medical drama launched on ABC in 2005, announced in August that she's ready to ...

Patrick Dempsey's Mother Dies of Cancer

After a long battle with ovarian cancer, Patrick Dempsey's mother, Amanda, died Monday surrounded by family. She was 79 and had fought multiples occurrences of the disease since 1997. Inspired by his mom, the Grey's Anatomy star and sisters Mary and Alicia partnered with Central Maine ...

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Mother of actor Patrick Dempsey dies in Maine

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Amanda Dempsey, who inspired her son, actor Patrick Dempsey, to help create a cancer support organization at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, has died at age 79. Peter Chalke, CEO of Central Maine Healthcare, said Tuesday that Dempsey was "a ...

Patrick Dempsey’s ‘McDreamy’ California home

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Patrick Dempsey sure lives in one “McDreamy” California home. The hunky actor insisted he’s just a supporting player when it comes to his remarkable Malibu Hills pad, profiled on the latest cover of Architectural Digest. Even though Dempsey, 48, is looking ...

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Patrick Dempsey shows off his beautiful Malibu home on the cover of Architectural Digest with his fa...

But despite fans of the show going gaga over his character and his personal enjoyment of the loud sounds of a race track, it seems as if Patrick Dempsey has a peaceful place to go home to. The 48-year-old actor is on the cover of the recently released March issue of Architectural Digest ...

Patrick Dempsey confirms extension with 'Grey's Anatomy'

Patrick Dempsey is seen in this undated file photo. (KABC Photo) ABC's hottest primetime doctor will be fulfilling a lot of roles this year as he also plans to run a full season in the United SportsCar Championship. The 48-year-old will be racing in the fourth-tier GTD class. On ...

Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey sign new two-year deals to remain on Grey's Anatomy for possible 11...

And Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey look set to remain on the long-running medical show for another two years. The stars have apparently signed a deal to appears in the potential 11th and 12th seasons, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Pompeo plays Meredith Grey, a doctor at a Seattle ...

Patrick Dempsey escorts his beautiful co-star for the day as they shoot a smouldering ad campaign on...

And Patrick Dempsey looked as cool as they come as he escorted a comely co-star on the set of his latest project in Los Angeles on Friday. The 47-year-old certainly looked like he was enjoying himself as he walked with the dusky beauty as they made their way onto the beach in Venice. ...

Patrick Dempsey Sues Business Partner Over Tully’s Deal

(CBS Seattle) — Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey, whose investment group bought the Tully’s coffee chain earlier this year, has filed a lawsuit against his business partner in the deal, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported. Dempsey claims Michael Avenatti borrowed $2 ...

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Photos: When stars get real

Patrick Dempsey came to a teen's rescue in April 2012. The "Grey's Anatomy" heartthrob saved Malibu, California, resident Weston Masset after his Ford Mustang flipped over. Armed with a crowbar and a fire extinguisher, Dempsey pulled the 17-year-old from the wreckage and waited ...

James Hinchcliffe's F1 future; Junior's 500th, more racing notes

Justin Wilson is packing his bike up and headed north to join Patrick Dempsey in raising money for the fight against cancer. The IndyCar driver will participate in the Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen to raise funds for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing in ...

'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo breaks silence on Isaiah Washington's, Katherine Heigl's exits

But Pompeo said she told Rhimes she'd rather have Patrick Dempsey play Meredith's now-husband, Derek Shepherd. "They wanted Isaiah Washington to be my boyfriend," Pompeo tells the Post. "Shonda really wanted to put a black man in the mix. I didn't think they were really going to put an ...

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Tom Hanks on jury leads to reduced charge in case

Patrick Dempsey came to a teen's rescue in April 2012. The "Grey's Anatomy" heartthrob saved Malibu, California, resident Weston Masset after his Ford Mustang flipped over. Armed with a crowbar and a fire extinguisher, Dempsey pulled the 17-year-old from the wreckage and waited ...

Patrick Dempsey Out Of Tully's Coffee Venture : NPR

SEATTLE (AP) — Actor Patrick Dempsey and his business partner in the venture that acquired Tully's Coffee out of bankruptcy have dissolved their partnership. In a joint statement late Friday, the "Grey's Anatomy" star and California lawyer Michael Avenatti said their legal dispute has ...

Someone praying at the Survivors' Walk at this year's Dempsey Challenge

By lspagnoletti | Posted 15 minutes ago | Lewiston, Maine A woman is seen praying at the Survivors' Walk at this year's Dempsey Challenge to benefit cancer survivors in Maine, the home state of actor Patrick Dempsey. What do you think of this story? Select one of the options below...

Dempsey Confirms Extension With 'Grey's Anatomy' : NPR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Dempsey's acting and racing careers will be intermingled for the foreseeable future. Dempsey, a driver/owner racing in the Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance event this weekend, confirmed Saturday night that he has signed a two-year contract extension ...

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