Patrick Dempsey

1966 - Today

Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Galen Dempsey (born January 13, 1966) is an American actor and racecar driver, best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy. He had early success as an actor, starring in a number of films in the 1980s, including Can't Buy Me Love (1987) and Loverboy (1989). In the 1990s, he mostly appeared in smaller roles in film, such as Outbreak (1995) and television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Patrick Dempsey has received more than 9,521,412 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 680th most popular actor.

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  • 9.5M

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  • 58.35

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Patrick Dempsey ranks 673 out of 8,832Before him are Emmy Göring, Jackie Coogan, Karen Grassle, Tim Roth, Glenn Ford, and Michael Nyqvist. After him are Lita Grey, Eva Marie Saint, Katharina Schratt, Margot Robbie, Robert Powell, and Mistinguett.

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Among people born in 1966, Patrick Dempsey ranks 18Before him are Hristo Stoichkov, Adam Sandler, Roman Abramovich, René Higuita, Helena Bonham Carter, and Grigori Perelman. After him are Robin Wright, Julen Lopetegui, Cindy Crawford, Stefan Edberg, David Schwimmer, and Christian Lorenz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Patrick Dempsey ranks 1,357 out of 12,171Before him are Karen Grassle (1942), Meat Loaf (1947), Laura Bush (1946), Frank Borman (1928), Norman Mailer (1923), and Meir Kahane (1932). After him are Vannevar Bush (1890), Lita Grey (1908), Christina Aguilera (1980), Eva Marie Saint (1924), John R. Bolton (1948), and Joe Satriani (1956).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Patrick Dempsey ranks 334Before him are Eric Roberts (1956), Geena Davis (1956), Carl Weathers (1948), Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Jackie Coogan (1914), and Karen Grassle (1942). After him are Lita Grey (1908), Eva Marie Saint (1924), Héctor Elizondo (1936), Ray Liotta (1954), Laurence Fishburne (1961), and Walter Brennan (1894).