Patrick Galen Dempsey is an American actor and car race driver born on 13 January 1966. His acting career began after receiving an invitation to audition for a role in the stage production of Torch Song Trilogy which he auditioned successfully. Following it, Dempsey earned a lead role in another stage production Brighton Beach Memoirs and many more. At the age of 21, Patrick received his first major feature film role in the movie In The Mood. Afterwards, he starred in numerous television shows and films during 1990s including lead roles in the television films About A Boy and The Player. In 2005, Patrick earned significant public attention for his iconic role as Dr. Derek Shepherd in the television series Grey’s Anatomy. This role bestowed him with several awards and nominations such as Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award and People’s Choice Award. His other major work as an actor included Enchanted, Freedom Writers and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
Along with acting, Dempsey as well maintains a sport car and classic car collection and also enjoys auto racing in his spare time. He has competed in several prestigious pro-am-events like 24 Hours of Le Mans and Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race. Philanthropically, he is involved in charities related to cancer research. In his personal life, Patrick Dempsey married twice. Firstly with Rochelle Parker in 1987 but the couple divorced in 1994. Later on, he became married with hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink in 1999 and the couple has three children together.
Patrick Dempsey Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Patrick Galen Dempsey
- Nicknames: Pat, Dempsey
- Date of Birth: January 13, 1966
- Birthplace: Lewiston, Maine, U.S.
- Occupation: Actor, Race Car Driver
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Eye Color: Green
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Patrick Dempsey Family Details:
- Father: William Dempsey (Insurance Salesman)
- Mother: Amanda Dempsey (School Secretary)
- Siblings: Mary Dempsey, Alicia Hatten (Sisters)
- Spouse: Jillian Fink (m. 1999), Rocky Parker (m. 1987–1994)
- Children: Tallula Fyfe Dempsey, Darby Galen Dempsey, Sullivan Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey Career Highlights:
- First Film: The Stuff (1985)
- First TV Show: Fast Time (1986)
Patrick Dempsey Body Measurements:
Check the actor Patrick Dempsey body measurements complete details, including his height, weight, chest, waist, biceps, shoe size and vital statistics.
- Height: 5′ 10″ (178 cm)
- Weight: 77 kg (170 lbs)
- Shoe Size:5 (US)
- Chest Size: 39 inches
- Waist Size: 32 inches
- Arms / Biceps Size: 15 inches
Patrick Dempsey Interesting Facts:
- Patrick loves race car driving.
- He studied juggling.
- Dempsey owns a coffee chain.
- The actor loves to collect antiques.