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PATRICK DEMPSEY (Robert Phillip), two-time Golden Globe® nominee and 2006 SAG® nominee for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series—Drama, can currently be seen on ABC-TV's hit medical drama "Grey's Anatomy.” "Grey's Anatomy” won the 2007 Golden Globe® for Best Television Series—Drama as well as the 2007 SAG Award® for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. The show also received Emmy® nominations in 2006 and 2007 for Outstanding Drama Series as well as a 2005 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Television Series— Drama. Although he is perhaps best-known as the unlikely heartthrob of such classic '80s nostalgia films such as "Can't Buy Me Love” and "Loverboy,” Patrick Dempsey has grown into a mature actor and a talent that Hollywood continues to recognize. He most recently starred in Richard LaGravenese's "Freedom Writers,” opposite Hilary Swank and will be seen in May 2008 starring opposite Michelle Monaghan in "Made of Honor.”

Dempsey nabbed an Emmy® nomination for his portrayal of Aaron Brooks, Sela Ward's psychologically unbalanced brother, in the critically acclaimed television program "Once & Again.” In 2004, Dempsey co-starred in the highly acclaimed HBO production, "Iron Jawed Angels,” opposite Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston.

Other theatrical films include: "Sweet Home Alabama,” "Scream 3,” "With Honors,” "Outbreak,” "Hugo Pool,” "The Treat,” "The Palace Thief,” "Heaven Help Us,” " Happy Together,” "Some Girls,” "Coupe De Ville,” "Run, Mobsters” and "In the Mood.”

In 2003, Dempsey made a memorable guest appearance on NBC's hit show, "Will & Grace,” as Will's love interest. Additionally, Dempsey starred in the NBC-TV movie based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment,” opposite Ben Kingsley. He also appeared in the television miniseries "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” with Michael Caine. He co-starred with Oliver Reed in the biblical epic "Jeremiah.” Other television movies and miniseries include: "JFK: Reckless Youth,” "A Season in Purgatory,” "Blood Knot,” "The Right to Remain Silent,” "In a Shallow Grave” and "Blonde.”

Dempsey was born and raised in Lewiston, Maine. He first appeared onstage as David in the San Francisco production of "Torch Song Trilogy.” Other early stage work included "On Golden Pond” for the Maine Acting Company; the international touring production of "Brighton Beach Memoirs,” which was directed by Gene Saks; and "The Subject Was Roses” at the Roundabout Theatre in New York. He recently took to the stage in The Pasadena Playhouse run of "The Importance of Being Earnest,” starring as Algernon Moncrieff. In addition to acting, Dempsey is an avid racing enthusiast and has participated in the Panoz Series and the Pro Miata series. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife, Jillian, and their three children Talula, Sullivan and Darby.


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