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Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick DempseyPatrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is an American actor and race car driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Dr. Derek Shepherd (“McDreamy”) on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Prior to Grey’s Anatomy he made several television appearances and was nominated for an Emmy Award. He has also appeared in several films, including Sweet Home Alabama, Made of Honor, Valentine’s Day, Enchanted, With Honors, Flypaper, Freedom Writers, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.





1. I KNOW IT CAN BE DANGEROUS, BUT I LOVE RACING. I WORRY MY WIFE, BUT SHE KNOWS IT’S IMPORTANT TO ME.

2. DRAMA IS EASIER TO DO BECAUSE YOU JUST HAVE TO HAVE THE EMOTION AND NOT GET CAUGHT ACTING, BUT COMEDY IS MUCH HARDER.

3. IF BIKING IS YOUR PASSION, SET ASIDE TIME TO ENJOY A GOOD RIDE.

4. WHEN YOU DISCOVER FIRST LOVE AS A TEENAGER, YOUR WHOLE LIFE REVOLVES AROUND IT AND YOU OPEN YOURSELF UP TO IT.

5. I HATE SHAVING. IT’S MUCH EASIER TO JUST DO A LITTLE STUBBLE, BUT MY WIFE AND DAUGHTER LIKE IT WHEN I’M CLEAN-SHAVEN. IF YOU SEE ME WITH A CLEAN FACE, THEN YOU KNOW I’M IN THE KISSING MODE!

6. I LOVE HAVING A BIG FAMILY. I THINK IT’S EASIER, ODDLY, IN SOME WAYS, HAVING THREE CHILDREN AS OPPOSED TO ONE.

7. IF I CAN SLEEP IN UNTIL 9 A.M. – WOW, WHAT A LUXURY.

8. NOTHING ELSE MATTERS SO MUCH AS LONG AS YOU CAN COME HOME AND BE WITH YOUR FAMILY.

9. PEOPLE SOMETIMES MISTAKE BEING SERIOUS WITH BEING TAKEN SERIOUSLY.

10. SOMETIMES IN TELEVISION, IF THERE ARE STORYLINES THAT ARE OFT-TOLD, PEOPLE CAN BE HYPERCRITICAL OF THEM.

11. WITH BIKES, IT IS ABSOLUTELY THE CASE THAT YOU WILL GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR. INVEST IN QUALITY SO IT WILL ENDURE WEAR AND TEAR.

12. MY BIG THING IS TO MAKE SURE THE LIPSTICKS TASTE GOOD WHEN YOU KISS. AND, WELL, SO FAR THEY TASTE PRETTY DARN GOOD.

13. HOUSEKEEPING IS INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT WITH THREE KIDS. I’M TRYING TO BE MORE RELAXED. YOU’LL GO INSANE IF YOU TRY TO HAVE A PICTURE-BOOK HOUSE.

14. ONE DAY MY 3-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER SAID ‘YOUR VERY HANDSOME, POPPY.’ THAT WAS THE BEST COMPLIMENT EVER.

15. I GREW UP IN A HOUSE FULL OF WOMEN. I HAVE TWO OLDER SISTERS AND MY MUM WHO IS A VERY STRONG WOMAN.

16. I HAVE A SPECIALIZED RACING BIKE, WHICH IS GREAT BECAUSE IT HAS A SOLID BUILD, IS COMFORTABLE TO RIDE, AND IS LIGHTWEIGHT.

17. I LIKE PHYSICAL COMEDY. AND I LIKE THE OLD COMEDIES.

18. I THINK DREAMS CAN COME TRUE, BUT NOT NECESSARILY LIKE FAIRY-TALES. IT’S NOT ALWAYS SO PERFECT LIKE THAT.

19. MY WIFE AND I TRY NOT TO GET INTO EACH OTHER’S WORK TOO MUCH.

20. NOW I’M JUST KNOWN AS MCDREAMY, I’VE LOST ALL IDENTITY AS PATRICK DEMPSEY, I’M NOW MCDREAMY.

21. THE BEST PART ABOUT BEING MARRIED IS FEELING CENTERED. NOTHING ELSE MATTERS SO MUCH AS LONG AS YOU CAN COME HOME AND BE WITH YOUR FAMILY.

22. YOU’LL GO INSANE IF YOU TRY TO HAVE A PICTURE-BOOK HOUSE.

23. I STARTED OFF AS A JUGGLER. I USED TO DO A HALF-HOUR SHOW ON THE WEEKENDS TO MAKE MONEY AS A KID. THEN I WENT TO CLEVELAND, OHIO IN 1983 TO THE INTERNATIONAL JUGGLERS COMPETITION JUNIOR DIVISION AND CAME SECOND. SO THAT WAS MY FIRST JOB, BEING A JUGGLER.

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