Talent

Talent Name
Patrick Dempsey

 

PATRICK DEMPSEY

Dominic Morgan in “Devils”

 

Patrick Dempsey stars as Dominic Morgan, who has a trim build and an icy gaze, and is the CEO at NYL, in the series “Devils” on The CW. During this, Dominic identifies a new threat to the West – China, that is taking advantage of the Chinamerica policy to achieve global dominance. Dominic sets up a special -purpose acquisition company to defend the West from the Chinese threat by acquiring the best tech and data companies that the Chinese are targeting. In his team there’s also Nadya Wojcik, a brilliant new recruit who becomes like a surrogate child to Dominic. Will Dominic be able to pry Massimo from NYL to work with him? How far is Dominic willing to go to defend his country – or has he gone too far already?

 

Patrick Dempsey most recently completed production on “Disenchanted” opposite Amy Adams, is slated for a 2022 release.Other recent credits include Universal’s “Bridget Jones’s Baby” alongside Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth, and the mini-series “The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair.”

 

Dempseyis best known for his portrayal of Dr. Derek Shepherd on the hit series, “Grey’s Anatomy” from 2005-2015. His performance earned him a 2007 Screen Actors Guild Award and he was nominated in 2006 and 2007 for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama. He recently returned for a recurring arc in the 17th season.

 

His production company, Shifting Gears produces content for both film and television. A couple of these are the Disney feature “The Art of Racing in the Rain” and The Orchard documentary “Hurley.” Current projects include the feature film “A Book For Burning” in addition to a number of documentaries and docuseries.

 

Dempsey’s film credits include: “Transformers: Dark of The Moon,” “Valentine’s Day,” “Made of Honor,” “Enchanted,” “Freedom Writers,” “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.” Dempsey became well known from such classic ‘80s nostalgia films such as “Can’t Buy Me Love” and “Loverboy.”

 

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 also took the stage in The Pasadena Playhouse run of “The Importance of Being Earnest” as Algernon Moncrieff.

 

Dempsey is born and raised in Lewiston, Maine. In 2008, with the intention of giving back to the community where he grew up and where his mother first received cancer treatment in 1997, he founded the Dempsey Center to help make life better for people managing the impact of cancer.  Since 2009, Dempsey has returned to Lewiston-Auburn every fall for the annual Dempsey Challenge.  The annual fundraiser raises funds, so all services offered by the Center are free of charge. In 2016, Dempsey took on an advisory role and in 2018 he became a Dempsey Center board member so he could continue to help support those impacted by cancer.

 

Dempsey resides in Los Angeles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 2022