Date of Birth: January 13, 1966
Place of Birth: Lewiston, Maine, USA
Married: Married; Jill Fink
Children: Tallula (2002), Darby (2007), Sullivan (2007)
Height: 5′ 10″
Currently can be seen on: Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Patrick grew up in Maine. He was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 12. It’s his diagnosis that he attributes his drive to keep working. Patrick dropped out of high school just before graduation. Patrick is an accomplished juggler, tying for second in the national championship. Patrick’s career began on stage where he appeared in the traveling shows of “Torch Song Trilogy” & “Brighton Beach Memories”. He appeared on stage in “On Golden Pond” and “The Subject was Roses”. At the age of 21 Patrick moved to movies, in the films “In the Mood”, “Can’t Buy me Love” & “Some Girls”. It wasn’t until the 1990’s when he began receiving good reviews for his role in the movie “Mobsters” and on television on “Will & Grace” Dempsey has appeared in successful roles for “Scream”, “Enchanted” and “Iron Jawed Angels”. In 2005 he accepted his most successful role as Dr. Derek Shepherd on ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy”.