Also Known As: McDreamy, Dr. Derek Shepherd
January 13, 1966
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Patrick Dempsey (born Patrick Galen Dempsey on January 13, 1966) is an American actor best know for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd on ABC’s long-running medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy. Before Grey’s, Patrick starred in various television shows, earning himself an Emmy Award for a role in Once And Again, and starred in films including Sweet Home Alabama, Made of Honor, Valentine’s Day, Flypaper, Freedom Writers, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Patrick grew up in Maine, and was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 12. Patrick enjoys auto racing in his spare time, having competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 at Daytona sports car race, and Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race. Patrick is married to Jillian Fink, and they share three children together.
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Patrick is best known for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy.
Patrick married actress and acting coach, Rocky Parker (born February 26, 1940) in 1987. Rocky was the mother of Patrick’s best friend, Corey Parker. Patrick and Rocky starred in the film, In the Mood, together. They later divorced in 1994.
On July 31, 1999, Patrick married his current wife, Jillian Fink. They have three children together, daughter Tallulah Fyfe (born February 20, 2002) and twins, Sullivan Patrick and Darby Galen (born February 1, 2007).