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Patrick Dempsey Dedicates Cancer Center in Maine | Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey Dedicates Cancer Center in Maine

Originally posted 03/11/2008 01:30PM

He may be at home on screen at Seattle Grace Hospital, but on Tuesday Patrick Dempsey made a special appearance at the Central Maine Medical Center, to announce plans for a new cancer center to be named in his honor.

Scheduled to open March 31, the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing was inspired by his mother, Amanda Dempsey, who fought ovarian cancer – and who is now cancer free, reports Maine's Kennebec Journal.

Born in Lewiston, Maine, the Grey's Anatomy star told assembled media that dealing with his mother's illness – and tracking down information about it – prompted his action.

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Helio Castroneves, Patrick Dempsey Prep for Race | Helio Castroneves, Patrick Dempsey

Helio Castroneves, Patrick Dempsey Prep for Race

Originally posted 01/07/2008 03:00PM

Patrick Dempsey and Dancing with the Stars champ Helio Castroneves usually get other people's engines running – but now the two TV hunks are revving up on their own.

The handsome pair delivered their star power to Florida's Daytona International Speedway on Saturday for the test sessions preceding the first major auto race of the year, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, a 24-hour endurance race that will pit Dempsey, Castroneves and scores of other drivers against one another Jan. 26-27.

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Patrick Dempsey: Quaid Twins Scare Hits Home | Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey: Quaid Twins Scare Hits Home

Originally posted 12/07/2007 02:10PM

As the father of 10-month-old twins, Patrick Dempsey can more than relate to the recent health scare that threatened the lives of Dennis Quaid's newborns.

"There's nothing worse than hearing your child is going to go through something like that," Dempsey, 41, tells Entertainment Tonight in an interview set to air Dec. 10. "The person that administered that shot has got to feel horrible. Medical science is not perfect and that's a real tragedy. Hopefully they will recover, but only time will tell."

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Patrick Dempsey New Face of Versace | Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey New Face of Versace

Originally posted 12/04/2007 11:45AM

He may have been the runner-up this year as PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive – for the second year in a row – but Patrick Dempsey has one field all to himself: he's the new face of Versace for the fashion-design company's spring/summer line for men.

Celebrated fashion photographer Mario Testino shot the ad campaign with the Grey's Anatomy McDreamy, 41, last month, reports Access Hollywood.

"It was so lovely to work with Donatella Versace, she is an iconic and inspirational woman and a wonderful person, not to mention what a pleasure it was to work with Mario Testino too, one of the world's finest photographers," Dempsey said in a statement.

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Costar Puts Patrick Dempsey in the Doghouse | Patrick Dempsey

Costar Puts Patrick Dempsey in the Doghouse

Originally posted 11/05/2007 04:00PM

"He'd kill me if he heard this – I think maybe a Labradoodle. He would be a pretty dog, but a loyal and smart dog."

Beau Garrett chats with Animal Fair magazine about what breed of dog her Made of Honor costar, Patrick Dempsey, resembles, the New York Post reports

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Originally posted 09/14/2007 02:00PM

Before becoming McDreamy, he lost the role of Dr. Robert Chase on House to Jesse Spencer

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Patrick Dempsey: Mood Is 'A Lot Lighter' on Grey's Set | Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey: Mood Is 'A Lot Lighter' on Grey's Set

Originally posted 09/05/2007 04:00PM

He may not be getting much sleep, but Patrick Dempsey is having fun with fatherhood and filming Season 4 of Grey's Anatomy.

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Isaiah: Sierra Leone Kept Me 'Sane' After Grey's | Isaiah Washington

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Isaiah Washington: Sierra Leone Kept Me 'Sane' After Grey's

Originally posted 08/02/2007 12:50PM

Isaiah Washington says he found solace doing charity work in Sierra Leone after being fired from Grey’s Anatomy in June.

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Patrick Dempsey Says He's No Dr. McDreamy | Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey Says He's No Dr. McDreamy

Originally posted 05/10/2007 05:45PM

Patrick Dempsey's Grey's Anatomy character, Derek "Dr. McDreamy" Shepherd, makes the all the ladies swoon – but for Dempsey, he's only concerned about one: Jillian, his wife of eight years.

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