This is such a separate thing from the show and everything else that I doDempsey fighting cancer through racing Jan 25, 2009
I really love it now. But I also have a life outside it with Jill and Tallulah. I am really thankful that it is all going well'Grey's Anatomy' Dempsey, wife having baby Sep 14, 2006
He was referring to the fact that his contract is up at the end of next season and we have no idea what the future holdsDempsey rep clarifies 'Grey's' statement Jun 01, 2011
I knew that there was a character that was possibly right for me so I brought it up -- and this was in the midst of talking to some former F1 drivers and other drivers that I drive withCar buff Demspey basks in 'Transformers' Jul 02, 2011
I'd never been involved with anything quite like it and loved every minute of itCar buff Demspey basks in 'Transformers' Jul 02, 2011
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.