It’s never easy to lose someone you care about. Amanda Peterson, star of the 1987 classic Can’t Buy Me Love, was sadly found dead in her Colorado home on July 5 at just 43 years old. Her co-star and on-screen love interest, Patrick Dempsey, 49, apparently didn’t take the news too well—we completely understand and feel his pain. Fortunately for Patrick, he found comfort in his friends in such a hard time.
Martin Henderson, 40, will be the next great surgeon joining the Grey-Sloane Memorial staff on Grey’s Anatomy. Very little detail is available about the new doctor, so is it safe to assume that he is replacing Patrick Dempsey, 49, after his character, Derek Shepherd, was tragically and unexpectedly killed in season 11? Let’s review!
Fans are still reeling from the death of McDreamy (Patrick Dempsey) on Grey’s Anatomy. However, in heart-happy news, we may not have to go too long without Patrick, 49, and his perfect face on our televisions. In fact, Mr. Dempsey is pretty actively looking for his next television role, and he could end up back on the small screen way sooner than you might think! We know, breathe. We’ve got all the deets on what you need to know so far!
Shonda Rhimes, 45, finally opened up about the hard loss of Patrick Dempsey, 49, on her beloved show Grey’s Anatomy. During the season 11 finale, the show’s creator tweeted an emotional message revealing how she really felt about editing Derek Shepherd’s “final” scene on the series. Grab the tissues!
We don’t think we’ve ever seen a season finale of Grey’s Anatomy without a cliffhanger, but season 11 came to a calm close on May 14. There were no deaths, no runaway brides or major disasters, but we did get a surprise appearance by Patrick Dempsey! Is Derek really alive? Find out.
Scott Foley, 42, knows what it’s like to be killed off of Grey’s Anatomy, but that doesn’t mean he can’t be sad when another character bites the dust. For the first time since Patrick Dempsey, 49, ended his 11 season run on the series, his one-time co-star has revealed how truly upset he is about McDreamy’s tragic death.
On the April 30 episode of Grey’s Anatomy, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) is forced to tell the staff at Grey-Sloane Memorial Hospital that her husband, Derek Shepherd (Patrick Dempsey), is dead. After he is buried, she runs off — leaving everyone concerned about her well-being. However, we later find out that she is pregnant, giving Derek the last thing he ever asked her for: another child.