His additional feature credits include Freedom Writers, Sweet Home Alabama, Scream 3, The Treat, Hugo Pool, Outbreak, With Honors, Mobsters, Run, Coupe de Ville, Happy Together, Some Girls, In the Mood and Heaven Help Us. He first rose to stardom in the '80s as the unlikely heartthrob of such films as Can't Buy Me Love and Loverboy.
Dempsey received an Emmy nomination in 2001 for Outstanding Guest Actor on Drama Series for his work on the ABC series Once and Again. He also made memorable guest appearances as Will's love interest on Will & Grace. His longform television credits include HBO's Iron Jawed Angels, opposite Hilary Swank; Blonde; the biblical epic Jeremiah; Crime and Punishment, with Ben Kingsley; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea; A Season in Purgatory; The Right to Remain Silent; Bloodknot; and the title role in JFK: Reckless Youth.
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Patrick Dempsey Facts
|Birth Name||Patrick Galen Dempsey|
|Birthday||January 13, 1966 (57)|
|Birthplace||Lewiston, Maine, USA|
|Height||5' 10½" (1m79) How tall is Patrick Dempsey compared to you?|
|Sweet Home Alabama|
|Bridget Jones's Baby|
|Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman|
|Made Of Honor|
|Something About Sex|
|Grey's Anatomy: Season 11|