* From the early age of 7 Patrick took dance classes. His dance skills were later featured in some of his movie roles.

* In his teenage years Patrick was a keen juggler & was placed 3rd in his age group at a national jugglers competition.

* Patrick attended Buckfield High School & at age 15 developed his own vaudeville act & toured New England.

* He overcame Dyslexia which he claims has helped him develop strength in his personality.

* In 1981 he won a Talent America Contest. It now became clear that he was destined for stardom.

* Patrick got his first big break in the 1985 comedy "Heaven Help Us" alongside fellow teen actor Andrew McCarthy.

* Patrick was 21 years old when he got married. His wife was 48 years old at the time.

* In 1987 he starred in the film "The Woo Woo Kid" (also known as "In The Mood") where he played real life womaniser Sonny Wisecarver. This film won him critical acclaim.

* In his next role Patrick played the nerdy teenager Ronald Miller in the 1987 teen classic "Can't Buy Me Love". This film won him many female fans & became a favourite world-wide.

* In the 1989 film "Loverboy" Patrick plays a likeable pizza delivery boy who finds himself very popular with his female clientele.

* In 1990 he starred in the very funny road film "Coupe De Ville" opposite Daniel Stern.

* Patrick showed a flair for drama in 1991 when he took on the role of a young Meyer Lansky in "Mobsters".

* Patrick divorced his first wife Rocky Parker in the mid 90's.

* In 1993 he won acclaim in the title role of the mini-series "JFK: Reckless Youth".

* In 1997 he starred in the TV mini-series "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea" a remake of the Walt Disney classic.

* In July 1999 Patrick married make up artist Jillian Fink.

* In 2000 Patrick Dempsey played a support role as detective Mark Kincaid in the very popular teen slasher flick "Scream 3".

* These days Patrick is still active, appearing in many independent films & doing stage work.

* In 2002 Patrick Dempsey will star opposite Reese Witherspoon in the Romantic Comedy "Sweet Home Alabama".

* 2002 - The Palace Thief
* 2002 - Sweet Home Alabama
* 2001 - Chestnut Hill (TV Series)
* 2001 - Blonde (Mini Series)
* 2000 - Scream 3
* 1999 - Once and Again (TV Series)
* 1998 - Denial
* 1998 - Me and Will
* 1998 - Jeremiah (TV)
* 1997 - 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
* 1995 - Outbreak
* 1994 - With Honours
* 1993 - Face The Music
* 1993 - JFK: Reckless Youth
* 1991 - Mobsters
* 1991 - Run
* 1990 - Coupe De Ville
* 1989 - Happy Together
* 1989 - Some Girls
* 1989 - Loverboy
* 1987 - Can't Buy Me Love
* 1987 - The Woo Woo Kid
* 1987 - Meatballs 3
* 1986 - Fast Times (TV Series)
* 1985 - Heaven Help Us
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* DATE OF BIRTH: 13th of January 1966

* PLACE OF BIRTH: Lewiston, Maine, USA

* HEIGHT: 5'10"
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Heaven Help Us(1985) VHS
A new student at a strict Catholic school in the early '60s is shown the ropes of misbehaving in this winning teen comedy. Andrew McCarthy, Kevin Dillon and Malcolm Danare are the prankster students; Wallace Shawn, Donald Sutherland and John Heard are the Brother teachers; and Mary Stuart Masterson runs the local malt shop. 102 min.

In The Mood(1987) VHS
Poor Sonny Wisecarver wants to meet a nice girl his own age, but the only "girls" he meets are beautiful married women who fall in love with him! A sweet and funny film, based on the true story of the "Woo Woo Kid," teenaged hero of '40s America. With Patrick Dempsey, Beverly D'Angelo, Talia Balsam. 98 min.

Some Girls(1988) VHS
Cockeyed and very charming comedy starring Patrick Dempsey as a college kid who's invited to spend a family Christmas with the girl of his dreams...but her bizarre, spookily sensual relatives make his visit a sexual nightmare! Also stars Jennifer Connelly, Lila Kedrova, Andre Gregory. 85 min.

Loverboy(1989) VHS
Saucy farce about a shy young man (Patrick Dempsey) whose pizza job soon has him making some ``special deliveries'' to the sexiest women in town. With Kirstie Alley, Carrie Fisher, Kate Jackson, Barbara Carrera and Nancy Valen. 108 min.

Coupe De Ville(1990) VHS
Heartwarming, often hilarious coming-of-age tale, about three quarrelsome brothers who have to drive a vintage Cadillac from Detroit to Florida, per their father's request. Patrick Dempsey, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Alan Arkin and Annabeth Gish star in this winning, wild journey. 98 min.

Mobsters(1991) VHS
Young Hoods with Guns Patrick Dempsey, Christian Slater, Richard Grieco and Costas Mandylor play famed gangsters Meyer Lansky, "Lucky" Luciano, "Bugsy" Siegel and Frank Costello in a smashing shoot-'em-up that chronicles their rise to power on Brooklyn's mean streets. F. Murray Abraham, Lara Flynn Boyle and Anthony Quinn also star. 106 min.

Run(1991) VHS
After delivering a Porsche in a New England town, Patrick Dempsey finds himself blamed in the accidental death of the local crime boss' son and must run for his life from the crooks and a corrupt police chief. Kelly Preston and Ken Pogue also star in this chase-filled action yarn. 89 min. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.

Ava's Magical Adventure(1994) VHS
You have to understand, Ava is a two-ton circus elephant who has one wild adventure after another when a 10-year-old helps her run away from the big top in this magical family feature. Timothy Bottoms, Georg Stanford Brown, Priscilla Barnes and Remy Ryan star. 97 min.

With Honors(1994) VHS
When a homeless man living on the campus of Harvard University finds the thesis paper of a political science student, he strikes a deal: the student must perform a good deed for every page of the thesis he gets back. The two men eventually form an unlikely friendship in this touching comedy-drama that stars Joe Pesci, Brendan Fraser, Moira Kelly and Gore Vidal. 101 min.

Bloodknot(1995) VHS
Creepy thriller about a mysterious woman who wins over a family by claiming she's the lover of a son who recently died. Soon, she uses seduction, deception and murder to even an old score and terrify the family. Patrick Dempsey, Kate Vernon, Margot Kidder and Craig Sheffer star. 98 min. This tape is previously viewed. Manufacturer: Paramount Home Video. Box condition: B. Tape appearance: B.

Outbreak(1995) VHS

Outbreak [DVD](1995) DVD
Dustin Hoffman is an Army medical expert who discovers that the virus that destroyed a small California town is the same one he found earlier in Africa. With help from physician ex-wife Rene Russo and helicopter flyer Cuba Gooding, Jr., Hoffman races against time and sinister military men to stop the threat before it's too late. With Morgan Freeman, Donald Sutherland. 128 min. Side A: Standard; Side B: Widescreen; Soundtracks: English, French; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; filmographies; production notes; scene access.

The Escape(1995) VHS
Desperate to escape from a brutal guard, prisoner Patrick Dempsey makes a daring break and finds refuge with a beautiful woman, but circumstances will force him into a final, deadly confrontation. Intense action tale also stars Brigitte Bako, Colm Feore. 91 min. This tape is previously viewed. Manufacturer: Orion Home Video. Box condition: B. Tape appearance: B.

The Right To Remain Silent(1995) VHS
Fetching Lea Thompson stars as a rookie policewoman assigned to process suspects at the station who encounters a number of harrowing, wrenching, hilarious and disturbing incidents. Robert Loggia, LL Cool J, Laura San Giacomo and Christopher Lloyd also star. 96 min.

Hugo Pool(1997) VHS
Underground director Robert Downey, Sr. ("Putney Swope") returns to off-the-wall form with this way-out dark comedy about sexy pool cleaner Alyssa Milano and her experiences with wacky customers, strange parents and a man stricken with Lou Gehrig's disease. Robert Downey, Jr., Patrick Cassidy, Chuck Barris, Sean Penn, Malcolm McDowell and Richard Lewis also star. 93 min.

Crime And Punishment(1998) VHS
Patrick Dempsey stars as Raskolnikov, the arrogant student who sees himself as above the law, and Ben Kingsley is Inspector Porfiry, who plays a cat-and-mouse game with Dempsey over the brutal murder of a pawnbroker and her sister, in this compelling adaptation of the novel by Dostoevsky. Julie Delpy, Lili Horvath also star. 89 min.

Me & Will(1998) VHS
In this offbeat road movie, Sherrie Rose and Melissa Behr are motorcycle-riding drug users who meet at a clinic and become friends. When one of their friends dies, they decide to take to the highway on an unusual quest to find the legendary chopper ridden by Peter Fonda in "Easy Rider." The trip is filled with all sorts of unusual experiences. With Seymour Cassell, Traci Lords. 93 min.

Something About Sex(1998) VHS
A discussion about fidelity at an L.A. dinner party stirs doubts in three couples in this insightful comedy/drama about relationships in the '90s. The ensemble cast includes Jason Alexander, Patrick Dempsey, Jonathan Silverman, Christine Taylor and Amy Yasbeck. AKA: "Denial." 92 min.

The Bible: Jeremiah(1998) VHS
After abandoning his family and the woman he loves to relay God's message to Jerusalem, Jeremiah faces his worst fears when the city is destroyed and its inhabitants are imprisoned by the Babylonians. Patrick Dempsey, Klaus Maria Brandauer star. 96 min.

Life In The Fast Lane(1999) VHS
Off-the-wall dark comedy starring Fairuza Balk as a frustrated artist named Mona whose life gets wackier and wackier after she stabs her obsessive graffiti artist boyfriend. Soon, Mona's haunted by his spirit and runs into a group of bizarre characters, including a musical minister and carjacking poet. With Tea Leoni, Debi Mazar, Patrick Dempsey. AKA: "There's No Fish Food in Heaven." 92 min.

Scream 3(1999) VHS
The third time is a bloody charm in Wes Craven's cut-and-cut-up series. Neve Campbell's Syndey, now a recluse working for a women's crisis hot-line, travels to Hollywood, where cast members of film-within-a film "Stab 3" are being slaughtered and pictures of Campbell's mother are being left at the crime scene. Courteney Cox Arquette, David Arquette, Patrick Dempsey and Parker Posey co-star, with several surprising cameos. 117 min.

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea(1997) VHS
Ben Cross stars as the demented Captain Nemo, commander of the remarkable submarine Nautilus, in this thrilling rendition of the Jules Verne adventure classic. Richard Crenna, Julie Cox and Paul Gross are the captives who join Nemo and his crew on their amazing undersea journey and try to stop his plan to destroy the world's navies. 91 min.

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