Does Patrick Dempsey Have A Brother? Meet Sister And Family

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Patrick Dempsey, an American racing driver and actor, does not have a brother but has two sisters with whom he grew up in Maine.

Recently, he was named the sexiest man in the world by People magazine, which sparked curiosity about his personal life.

Let’s find out more about his personal and professional life in this article.

Patrick Dempsey, A Sexist Man
Patrick Dempsey, A Sexist Man Alive (Source: Instagram)

Patrick Galen Dempsey, a well-known American actor and racing driver, was recently named the Sexiest Man Alive on November 8.

He was revealed as the new Sexiest Man Alive during an episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that aired on Tuesday.

Following the revelation, Dempsey expressed his joy, stating to Kimmel, “I’m just happy they made a decision and that it was me this year.”

He is most famous for his role as Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd, a neurosurgeon, on the popular ABC medical drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

Dempsey not only rocks the screen but also races cars for real. He has got a sweet collection of sports and vintage cars, as well.

He actively participates in various races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Rolex 24 at Daytona, and the Ensenada SCORE Baja 1000 off-road race.

Does Patrick Dempsey Have A Brother?

The sexiest man alive does not have a brother, but he has two sisters named Mary Dempsey and Alicia Hatten. Patrick is the youngest child of their parents.

They were born in Lewiston, Maine, and grew up in the nearby towns of Turner and Buckfield, where their mother, Amanda, worked as a school secretary while his father, William, was an insurance salesman.

Patrick and his sister worked together on a cancer support center project in honor of their late mother.

Meet Dempsey’s Sister: Meet Mary And Alicia 

Patrick Dempsey is the youngest of his two elder sisters, Mary and Alicia, who lead private lives.

Middle sister Mary received an honorary doctor of public service degree from Saint Joseph’s College in May 2015.

Besides her work in the medical field, she is also a certified Reiki practitioner and laughter yoga instructor.

Alicia is less forthcoming about her personal life than her siblings.

Throughout his life, Dempsey has always valued his sisters’ support and often praised their resilience and self-sufficiency.

Patrick Dempsey With His Sister Mary
Patrick Dempsey With His Sister Mary (Source: People Magazine)

In 2012, Dempsey dedicated his book “The Dempsey Way” to his sisters, acknowledging their support in his life.

He wrote, “To my sisters, Mary and Alicia, who have always been there for me, no matter what.” Dempsey’s sisters have openly expressed their pride in his accomplishments, praising his acting skills and compassionate nature.

Moreover, he described them as a kind-hearted and empathetic person.

The Foundation of “The Dempsey Center “

Patrick, along with his sisters, has established The Dempsey Center. The foundation aims to improve the lives of people who are suffering or affected by cancer.

Maine-born actor Patrick Dempsey founded it in 2008, co-founding it with Mary Dempsey.

The idea for the center came about when their mother, Amanda, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1997.

Patrick Dempsey Hugging His Mother
Patrick Dempsey Hugging His Mother (Source: Instagram)

Motivated by his desire to help others, Patrick created a place where those dealing with cancer.

He offered them a service where they could find comfort, assistance, and resources without any financial burden.

With the combined efforts of Patrick and his sister, the Dempsey Center has positively impacted the lives of many cancer patients.

Chanda Rai
Chanda Rai

Chanda Rai

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