He also voiced the character Kenai in Brother Bear 2, replacing Joaquin Phoenix.Dempsey's most recent roles include the 2008 film Made of Honor as Tom and the 2010s romantic comedy Valentine's Day; the latter film follows five interconnecting stories about Los Angelinos anticipating (or in some cases dreading) the holiday of love.Dempsey received an Emmy nomination in 2001 as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for the role of Aaron. Kennedy in the two-part TV mini-series JFK: Reckless Youth. Dempsey had a high-profile role as the fiancé of Reese Witherspoon's character in Sweet Home Alabama (2002).In 2004, he co-starred in the highly acclaimed HBO production Iron Jawed Angels, opposite Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston."I have never given up." Dempsey was discovered by an invitation to audition for a role in the stage production of Torch Song Trilogy.His audition was successful, and he spent the following four months touring with the company in Philadelphia.is an American actor, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "Mc Dreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy.
He was a co-owner of the Vision Racing Indy Car Series team and current owner of Dempsey Racing, which is presently racing two Porsche 911 GT America's in the Tudor United Sports Car Series.
Prior to the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans, Dempsey declared that he would "walk away" from acting if he could and dedicate himself full-time to motorsports.
In his youth, Patrick Dempsey participated in juggling competitions.
Dempsey has received significant public attention for his role as Dr.
Derek Shepherd (Mc Dreamy) in the drama Grey's Anatomy.
He also appeared as special guest star in The Practice for its three-episode finale season (8x13-8x15).