Patrick Dempsey biography

Patrick Dempsey

Actor, Celebrity

1966 –

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Who is Patrick Dempsey?

Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and race car driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. Prior to the series, 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, Enchanted, With Honors, Flypaper, Freedom Writers, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Dempsey, who maintains an exclusive sports and vintage car collection, also enjoys auto racing in his spare time. He has competed in prestigious pro-am events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race, and Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race. Prior to the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans, Dempsey declared that he would "walk away" from acting if he could and dedicate himself full-time to motorsports.

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Born
Jan 13, 1966
Lewiston
Also known as
  • Patrick Galen Dempsey
  • Dr. McDreamy
  • McDreamy
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Irish American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Buckfield Jr-Sr High School
  • Saint Dominic Academy
  • Leavitt Area High School
Lived in
  • Lewiston
  • Buckfield
  • Turner

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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