Patrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is an American actor, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy, starring with Ellen Pompeo (Dr. Meredith Grey). He saw early success as an actor, starring in a number of films in the 1980s, including Can't Buy Me Love (1987) and Loverboy (1989). In the 1990s, he mostly appeared in smaller roles in film, such as Outbreak (1995) and television, before landing a lead role in Sweet Home Alabama (2002), a surprise box office hit. He has since starred in other films, including Enchanted (2007), Made of Honor (2008), Valentine's Day (2010), Flypaper (2011), Freedom Writers (2007), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), and Bridget Jones's Baby (2016).
|Full name at birth||
Patrick Mark Galen Dempsey
|Claim to fame||
Ronald Miller In Can't Buy Me Love (1987), Dr. Derek Shephard In Grey's Anatomy, Detective Mark Kincaid in Scream 3.
|Date of birth||
13 January 1966
|Place of birth||
Lewiston, Maine, United States
Actor And Race Car Driver.
5' 10½" (179 cm)
Malibu, California, U.S.Jacksonville, Texas, U.S.
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