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WATCH: Patrick Dempsey Shows Off Driving Skills in Car Matchmaker

Originally posted 07/22/2015 12:00PM

From McDreamy to McSpeedy!

Patrick Dempsey is revving up for Wednesday's episode of Car Matchmaker with an exclusive sneak peek in which the Grey's Anatomy alum and racing aficionado zooms around a track at high speed – all while remaining cool and calm as Dr. Derek Shepherd in the OR.

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Inside the Final Photo Shoot of 'Kindhearted' Amanda Peterson Before Her Death

Inside Amanda Peterson's Final Photo Shoot: 'She Had the Greatest Smile,' Photographer Tells PEOPLE

Originally posted 07/08/2015 03:00PM

"Kindhearted."

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Patrick Dempsey Pays Tribute to Can't Buy Me Love Costar Amanda Peterson: 'In My Memory, She Will Always Be Vibrant and Young'

Patrick Dempsey Pays Tribute to Can't Buy Me Love Costar Amanda Peterson: 'In My Memory, She Will Always Be Vibrant and Young'

Originally posted 07/08/2015 11:05AM

Patrick Dempsey has spoken out about the unexpected death of Amanda Peterson, his costar from the fan-favorite '80s teen comedy Can't Buy Me Love.

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Why People Loved Can't Buy Me Love's Cindy Mancini

Why People Loved Amanda Peterson's Can't Buy Me Love Character, Cindy Mancini

Originally posted 07/07/2015 10:00PM

When news broke on Monday that Amanda Peterson had died, many of her fans grieved an actress whose fame hinged on her highest-profile role: as Cindy Mancini in the 1987 teen comedy Can't Buy Me Love.

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FROM EW: Did Grey's Anatomy Just Replace McDreamy?

FROM EW: Did Grey's Anatomy Just Replace McDreamy?

Originally posted 06/15/2015 02:20PM

Martin Henderson has joined the medical drama

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Patrick Dempsey Finishes Second in France's Top Auto Race | Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey Finishes Second in France's Top Auto Race

Originally posted 06/15/2015 09:20AM

It was a dreamy finish for McDreamy.

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From EW: Is Patrick Dempsey Prepping a Return to Primetime? | Patrick Dempsey

From EW: Is Patrick Dempsey Prepping a Return to Primetime?

Originally posted 05/28/2015 05:40PM

The Grey's Anatomy actor is making the rounds in the TV industry in an effort to find his next gig

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Patrick Dempsey: 'I'm Not Retiring from Acting' | Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey: 'I'm Not Retiring from Acting'

Originally posted 05/24/2015 11:15AM

We've got good news for fans who are still heartbroken over Patrick Dempsey's departure from Grey's Anatomy – the actor isn't ready to trade in his acting career for racing full-time just yet.

"I'm not retiring from acting," Dempsey told PEOPLE Saturday in Indianapolis, where he was in town for the annual Indianapolis 500, which Dempsey is set to kick off Sunday by serving as honorary starter, waving the green flag as a signal for drivers to start their engines.

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From EW: Shonda Rhimes Comments on Derek Shepherd's Very Last Grey's Anatomy Scene

Grey's Anatomy

From EW: Shonda Rhimes Comments on Derek Shepherd's Very Last Grey's Anatomy Scene

Originally posted 05/15/2015 03:05PM

"Here come my own personal supply of tissues. Goodbye, birthday twin," wrote the showrunner to star Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey's Costars Open Up: 'We're So Sad to See Him Gone' | Patrick Dempsey

Grey's Anatomy

Patrick Dempsey's Costars Open Up: 'We're So Sad to See Him Gone'

Originally posted 05/12/2015 01:45PM

The death of Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd shocked fans of Grey's Anatomy, but Patrick Dempsey's costars have been mostly quit about what it's been like to go on without him.

"It's so sad," said Sarah Drew at Monday's PEOPLE/EW Upfronts Party at the High Line Hotel in New York City. "McDreamy's such a part of our family, and he really created the energy of that show. We're so sad to see him gone, but we're really happy for Patrick, and we know that we don't have to actually mourn him because we know that he's actually still with us."

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