Patrick Dempsey

Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 82
Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and racecar driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy, starring alongside Ellen Pompeo. Dempsey then retired the character after 11 seasons. 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). read more

Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and racecar driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy, starring alongside Ellen Pompeo. Dempsey then retired the character after 11 seasons. 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. Patrick was also in Scream 3 (2000) where he portrayed the role of Detective Mark Kincaid. He was successful in landing a lead role in Sweet Home Alabama (2002), a surprise box office hit. He has since starred in other films, including Brother Bear 2 (2006), 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).

Birth Name

Patrick Galen Dempsey

Born

Thursday, 13 January 1966

Links

Actor Filmography

Ways & Means 2022
Devils Dominic Morgan 2020
Hurley Self 2019
Berlin, I Love You 2019
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair Harry Quebert 2018
Disenchanted Robert Philip 2018
Red Nose Day Actually Husband 2017
Micronesian Blues 2017
Bridget Jones's Baby Jack Qwant 2016
Clevver Now Himself 2016
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Ways & Means 2022
Devils Dominic Morgan 2020
Hurley Self 2019
Berlin, I Love You 2019
The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair Harry Quebert 2018
Disenchanted Robert Philip 2018
Red Nose Day Actually Husband 2017
Micronesian Blues 2017
Bridget Jones's Baby Jack Qwant 2016
Clevver Now Himself 2016
Jay Leno's Garage Himself - Actor / Racer 2015
Winning: The Racing Life Of Paul Newman Himself 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Guest 2015
Celebrity Page Self (archive footage) 2013
Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans Himself 2013
Circus Halligalli Himself 2013
Ushi Must Marry Himself 2013
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
Flypaper Tripp 2011
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Dylan 2011
Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt Narrator 2011
Valentine's Day Dr. Harrison Copeland 2010
Made of Honor Tom 2008
Enchanted Robert Philip 2007
Private Practice Dr. Derek Shepherd 2007
24 x 24 Wide Open with Jeff Gordon Himself - Host 2007
Freedom Writers Scott Casey 2007
Access Hollywood Himself 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
Brother Bear 2 Kenai (voice) 2006
100 Greatest Teen Stars Himself 2006
Grey's Anatomy Dr. Derek Shepherd / Derek Shepherd, Dr. Derek Shepherd, Dr. Derek Shepherd (credit only) / Derek Shepherd, Dr. Derek Shepherd (archive footage), Dr. Derek Shepherd (archive footage) / Derek Shepherd, Derek Shepard 2005
The Tony Danza Show Himself - Guest 2004
The Insider Himself (archive footage), Himself 2004
Iron Jawed Angels Ben Weissman 2004
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Himself 2003
Karen Sisco Carl Wilkens 2003
Senkveld med Thomas og Harald Himself - Guest 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest 2003
Revealed with Jules Asner Himself - Guest 2003
Lucky 7 Peter Connor 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
The Emperor's Club Older Louis Masoudi 2002
Top Gear Self - Special Guest 2002
Sweet Home Alabama Andrew Hennings 2002
Blonde Cass 2001
Scream 3 Detective Mark Kincaid 2000
Once and Again Aaron Brooks 1999
Me and Will Fast Eddie 1999
Jeremiah Jeremiah 1998
Life in the Fast Lane The Stranger 1998
Crime And Punishment Rodya Raskolnikov 1998
Will & Grace Matthew 1998
The Treat Mike 1998
The Escape Clayton 1998
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Pierre Arronax 1998
Denial Sam 1998
Hugo Pool Floyd 1997
The View Himself - Guest 1997
The Practice Dr. Paul Stewart 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Right to Remain Silent Tom Harris 1996
Outbreak Jimbo Scott 1995
Ava's Magical Adventure Jeffrey 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self, Self (archive footage) 1994
With Honors Everett 1994
Bank Robber Billy 1993
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth John F. Kennedy 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
For Better and for Worse Robert Faldo 1993
Face The Music Charlie Hunter 1993
Getaway Himself - Celebrity traveller 1992
Mobsters Meyer Lansky 1991
The General Motors Playwrights Theater 1991
Run Charlie Farrow 1991
The Word Himself 1990
Coupe De Ville Robert 'Bobby' Libner 1990
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! The Plant 1989
Happy Together Christopher Wooden 1989
Loverboy Randy Bodek 1989
Inside Edition Dr. Derek Shepherd, Himself 1988
Some Girls Michael 1988
In a Shallow Grave Potter Daventry 1988
In The Mood Ellsworth 'Sonny' Wisecarver 1987
Can't Buy Me Love Ronald Miller 1987
Meatballs III: Summer Job Rudy 1986
Fast Times Mike Damone 1986
The Stuff Underground Stuff Buyer (uncredited) 1985
Heaven Help Us Corbet 1985
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage), Himself 1981
The Barbara Walters Summer Special Himself 1976
The Magical World of Disney Kellin Taylor 1954

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2007 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2006 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
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