Featured Moments

September, 2013

Dempsey Racing Takes 3rd Place in Circuit of the Americas Race

June, 2013

Receives Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Bowdoin College

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November, 2012

Takes to the track in the Formula 1 USA debut race in Austin, TX

January, 2012

Competes in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge (behind the wheel of an Aston Martin Racing-Multimatic Motorsports Aston Martin Vantage GT4, first-time ever to be raced in the USA)

January, 2011

Unites with Foster and teammates Charles Espenlaub and Tom Long in finishing a career-best third in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. All four drivers led the race, including a career-high 28 laps led for Dempsey.

January, 2010

Joins partner Joe Foster and teammates Charles Espenlaub and Scott Maxwell for the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona where the No. 40 Mazda RX-8 GT finished sixth—Dempsey Racing’s best Rolex 24 finish to-date, also matching Dempsey’s previous career-best race finish. Raced only in the year’s opening events while filming movies during the summer.

June, 2009

Competes in the Le Mans 24 Hours, finishing an impressive ninth in the GT2 class on board a Ferrari F430

June, 2009

Rallies a career-best sixth in Rolex Sports Car Series GT race at Mid-Ohio with partner, Foster, in the No. 40 Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8

November, 2008

Launches the Avon fragrance, Unscripted

July, 2008

Contested nine Rolex Series GT races, earning a season-best result of ninth at Montreal with partner, Foster

May, 2008

The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing proudly opens its doors in Lewiston, Maine

January, 2008

Wins 2007 People’s Choice Award

July, 2007

Runs seven GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races with a series career-best finish of sixth with Espenlaub at the Homestead-Miami Speedway

May, 2007

Debuts in the Rolex Series GT competition with Foster and Espendlaub in the No. 40 Mazda’s first race

February, 2007

Welcomes twin sons Darby Galen and Sullivan Patrick

January, 2007

Stars opposite Hilary Swank in Freedom Writers

January, 2007

Wins 2007 Screen Actor Guild Award

December, 2006

Makes five Continental Tire series starts

November, 2006

Once again takes top tribute among People magazine’s Sexiest Men Alive

January, 2006

Receives a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series–Drama for his role as Dr. Derek Shepherd

November, 2005

Lands in the top two of People magazine’s annual Sexiest Men Alive issue

March, 2005

Dr. Derek Shepherd makes a long-lasting impression on network television when Grey’s Anatomy airs to great acclaim

September, 2002

Stars opposite Reese Witherspoon in Sweet Home Alabama

March, 2002

Launches Dempsey Racing with partner Joe Foster

February, 2002

Welcomes daughter Talulah Fyfe Dempsey

February, 2001

Receives an Emmy nomination as Outstanding Guest in a Drama Series for the role of Aaron Brooks in Once & Again

November, 2000

Makes a mark on the small screen in Will & Grace

June, 2000

Plays the acclaimed role of Aaron Brooks in television series Once & Again

July, 1999

Marries wife Jillian Dempsey

September, 1987

Breaks onto the screen in first feature film role in In the Mood

August, 1987

Becomes an iconic character of the late 80’s in Can’t Buy Me Love

January, 1966

Lewiston Maine: Born Patrick Galen Dempsey