What Is Patrick Dempsey Worth?
Patrick Dempsey's Net Worth is $60 million
In 1985, he starred in ‘Heaven Help Us’, a romantic film followed by ‘Meatballs III: Summer Job’ the next year. He was also seen on television in ‘A Fighting Choice’ and ‘Fast Times’.
He got his first major role in the 1987 movie, ‘In the Mood’. The same year he also starred in the romantic film, ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’, which cemented his lover-boy image.
In 1989, he was cast as a pizza boy who supplied ‘more than just pizzas’ in the romantic comedy, ‘Loverboy’. At this point of time in his life, he became a heartthrob with a horde of adoring fans. He was also cast as ‘Christopher Wooden’ in ‘Happy Together’ along with Helen Slater.
1991 proved to be an extremely busy year for the budding actor with a number of projects in his kitty. He appeared in ‘Mobsters’ and ‘Run’, two films which proved his versatility in acting. Two years later, he played a young John F. Kennedy in a two part TV mini-series, ‘JFK: Reckless Youth’.
From 1993 to 1998, he appeared in a string successful and not-so-successful films including, ‘Bank Robber’, ‘With Honors’, ‘Outbreak’, ‘Hugo Pool’ and ‘Denial’.
In 2000, he appeared as ‘Detective Kincaid’ in the third part of the thriller ‘Scream’ series, ‘Scream 3’. The same year, he bagged his first major role in television as ‘Mathew’ in ‘Will and Grace’ and in ‘Once and Again’. He followed this with a critically-acclaimed performance alongside Reese Witherspoon in the hit film, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, in 2002. Two years later, he was seen in the television movie, ‘Iron Jawed Angels’ and ‘The Practice’. 2005 gave Dempsey one of his biggest breakthroughs when he was cast in a lead role as ‘Dr. Derek Shepherd’ in the hit American medical drama series, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. He overnight became a star and his fan-base expanded.
From 2006 to 2008, he starred in a number of critically-acclaimed hits including ‘Shade’, ‘Freedom Writers’, ‘Enchanted’ and ‘Made of Honor’. The next year, he appeared in the multi-starrer, ‘Valentine’s Day’ and ‘Easy A’.
In 2009, he starred in the spin-off of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ called, ‘Private Practice’ as ‘Dr. Derek Shepherd’. He was cast as a supporting actor for ‘Transformer: Dark of the Moon’ as Dylan Gould, in 2011. The same year, he produced and appeared in ‘Flypaper’, which was one of the last films he appeared in.
In 2013, he was cast as himself in the Dutch movie ‘Ushi Must Marry.’
Patrick Dempsey Biography
Patrick Dempsey is a popular American actor and a famous television icon. A role-model for many, Dempsey has juggled with various roles throughout his career but is best-known for his role as the charming neurosurgeon, ‘Dr. Derek Shepherd’ on the hit medical drama series, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’. Not many of his fans may know but he initially started out as a magician touring different places before a career on television beckoned. When he initially started out as an actor, he was known for his spruced good looks and his ‘dreamy’, lover-boy image in the rom-coms ‘Heaven Help Us’, ‘Loverboy’ and ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’. He appeared in a number of award-winning shows including ‘Once & Again’ before he took up the role of a neurosurgeon in one of the most highly-rated shows on television. In addition to his work on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, he has also starred in a number of critically-acclaimed films including ‘Freedom Writers’, ‘Enchanted’, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’, ‘Scream 3’ and ‘Made of Honor’. Apart from acting, he was the co-owner of the ‘Vision Racing Indycar Series’ team and is the current owner of ‘Dempsey Racing’.
He left high school in Lewiston to pursue acting and got the role of ‘David’ in the San Francisco production of ‘Torch Song Trilogy’. He performed in several plays including bagging the lead role in ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ and ‘The Subject was Roses’.
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