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Sandra Oh prepares to depart from 'Grey's Anatomy'

Sandra Oh prepares to depart from 'Grey's Anatomy'

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Cast members have nothing but good things to say about Sandra Oh as the actress prepares to leave "Grey's Anatomy" after ten seasons.
Annie Martin
Patrick Dempsey's mother dies of cancer at 79

Patrick Dempsey's mother dies of cancer at 79

March 26 (UPI) -- Patrick Dempsey's mother Amanda Dempsey died Monday after a long battle with cancer. She was 79.
Veronica Linares

'Grey's Anatomy' signs Paul James in possibly recurring role

Jan. 25 (UPI) -- 'Greek,' 'Torchwood' alum Paul James joins 'Grey's Anatomy' cast.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Ellen Pompeo signs two-year 'Grey's Anatomy' deal

Ellen Pompeo signs two-year 'Grey's Anatomy' deal

Jan. 24 (UPI) -- It's a good day for "Grey's Anatomy" fans.
Veronica Linares

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.
By United Press International
People's Choice Awards nominations announced

People's Choice Awards nominations announced

Nominations for the fan-voted People's Choice Awards in film, television and music categories were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer are TV's highest-paid actors

Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer are TV's highest-paid actors

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- "Two and a Half Men" co-stars Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer occupy the top two spots on Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid TV actors.

Four interns returning in Season 10 of 'Grey's Anatomy'

HOLLYWOOD, June 15 (UPI) -- The actors who play four interns on ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" had their contracts renewed for the 10th season of the medical drama, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Panetta says Benghazi rescue not realistic

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said things happened too quickly in Benghazi, Libya, last year to launch an effective rescue mission to the U.S. consulate.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
By United Press International

Tussle over Tully's may not be over

SEATTLE, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Actor Patrick Dempsey, who put in a winning bid of $9.15 million for bankrupt Tully's Coffee of Seattle, Friday shrugged off a potential challenge by Starbucks.

Dempsey rescues teen from car crash

MALIBU, Calif., April 28 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey came to the aid of a teenager who flipped his car into the actor's Malibu yard, TMZ reported.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 13, 2012.
By United Press International
'Potter,' 'Glee' lead People's Choice nominations

'Potter,' 'Glee' lead People's Choice nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The movie "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" and TV's "Glee" led the field when People's Choice Award nods were announced in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Car buff Demspey basks in 'Transformers'

Car buff Demspey basks in 'Transformers'

HOLLYWOOD, July 2 (UPI) -- Patrick Dempsey says a chance meeting at a sports car event helped him land a role in the latest sequel of the "Transformers" blockbuster series.
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Patrick Dempsey arrives for the 2008 Avon Foundation Awards Celebration: The Hope Honors at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York on October 28, 2008. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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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, earning him an Emmy Award nomination. He has also recently appeared in several films, including Sweet Home Alabama, The Emperor's Club, Freedom Writers, Enchanted, Made of Honor, Valentine's Day, 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. Dempsey spent some of his school years in the town of Turner, Maine, where he attended Leavitt Area High School in the Maine School Administrative District 52 (MSAD #52) for his freshman through junior years.

As a child, Dempsey attended Camp Wekeela located in Hartford, Maine.

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