Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey (born January 13, 1966 in Lewiston, Maine) is an actor who achieved Hollywood fame during the late 1980s.

Patrick Dempsey lived in Buckfield, Maine, as a teenager. He was also an adept juggler, placing third in a National Juggling Competition.

In 1985, he debuted as an actor, in the movie Heaven Help Us.

In 1987, he participated in Meatballs 3, where he played a janitor, Rudy. This movie gave him some fame. Soon after, he married actress Rocky Parker, twenty seven years his senior.

It wasn't until another 1987 release, Can't Buy Me Love, that he achieved major movie star status. The movie, in which he played Ronald Miller, was a geek to popular type of comedy which launched him and co-star Amanda Peterson to teen idol status, and Dempsey and Peterson appeared constantly on the covers of such teen magazines as Teen Beat, Tiger Beat, [[16 {magazine}|16]], Bop and others. In 1989, he shared credits with Charo and Kristy Alley in Loverboy, where he played a pizza delivery boy.

Just like in Peterson's case, Dempsey's time on the main spotlight was short. He made several movies during the 1990s, of which most were box office bombs, straight to video releases or television movies. There were a few notable exceptions, however, such as 1991's Mobsters, where he played Meyer Lansky, 1993's JFK: Reckless Youth, where he played John F. Kennedy, 1994's With Honors, and 1995's Outbreak, alongside Dustin Hoffman.

In 2000, he acted in another significant box office hit, Scream 3, alongside Neve Campbell. In 2002, he was in Sweet Home Alabama, with Melanie Griffith.

In 2004, he starred in the HBO TV movie, Iron Jawed Angels, about the women's suffrage movement, with Anjelica Huston and Hilary Swank. Parts of the movies were filmed in Richmond, VA.

Overall, Dempsey has participated in more than forty movies.

Dempsey divorced Rocky Parker in 1994. He remarried in 1999, to actress Jill Fink. The couple has one child.


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The couple has one child. His goal was to prevent China from gaining Most Favored Nation because of the Chinese occupation of Tibet. He remarried in 1999, to actress Jill Fink. Senate subcommittee on behalf of the people of Tibet. Dempsey divorced Rocky Parker in 1994. He dislikes public speaking but once appeared before a U.S. Overall, Dempsey has participated in more than forty movies. He sits on the Board of Directors of Conservation International.

Parts of the movies were filmed in Richmond, VA. Ford also gives of his time and money for environmental causes. In 2004, he starred in the HBO TV movie, Iron Jawed Angels, about the women's suffrage movement, with Anjelica Huston and Hilary Swank. He is the current Chairman of the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagle program, taking over after Chuck Yeager retired. In 2002, he was in Sweet Home Alabama, with Melanie Griffith. In one instance, he rescued a hiker overcome by dehydration. In 2000, he acted in another significant box office hit, Scream 3, alongside Neve Campbell. On several occasions he has personally provided emergency helicopter services at the behest of local authorities.

Kennedy, 1994's With Honors, and 1995's Outbreak, alongside Dustin Hoffman. Ford is a private pilot of both planes and helicopters, and owns an 800 acre (3.2 km²) ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. There were a few notable exceptions, however, such as 1991's Mobsters, where he played Meyer Lansky, 1993's JFK: Reckless Youth, where he played John F. He is engaged to actress Calista Flockhart. He made several movies during the 1990s, of which most were box office bombs, straight to video releases or television movies. He married again, to Melissa Mathison, in 1983, divorcing in 2003, and had with her another two children, a son, Malcom, and a daughter, Georgia. Just like in Peterson's case, Dempsey's time on the main spotlight was short. He married Mary Marquadt in 1964 and divorced in, 1979, and had two children with her, Benjamin and Willard.

In 1989, he shared credits with Charo and Kristy Alley in Loverboy, where he played a pizza delivery boy. Ford has been married twice. The movie, in which he played Ronald Miller, was a geek to popular type of comedy which launched him and co-star Amanda Peterson to teen idol status, and Dempsey and Peterson appeared constantly on the covers of such teen magazines as Teen Beat, Tiger Beat, [[16 {magazine}|16]], Bop and others. The modern-day Harrison Ford received a star on Hollywood Boulevard on June 2, 2003. It wasn't until another 1987 release, Can't Buy Me Love, that he achieved major movie star status. The first Ford has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of famed eatery Musso & Frank. Soon after, he married actress Rocky Parker, twenty seven years his senior. He was credited as such to avoid confusion with another actor named Harrison Ford, a silent-film actor who died in 1957.

This movie gave him some fame. Ford does not have a middle name. In 1987, he participated in Meatballs 3, where he played a janitor, Rudy. Ford" for a small role in a 1967 Western A Time for Killing, but the "J" didn't stand for anything. In 1985, he debuted as an actor, in the movie Heaven Help Us. Ford was credited as "Harrison J. He was also an adept juggler, placing third in a National Juggling Competition. Ford assisted musician Jimmy Buffett by recording whip cracks (a skill learned for Raiders of the Lost Ark) used in the song "Desperation Samba (Halloween in Tijuana).".

Patrick Dempsey lived in Buckfield, Maine, as a teenager. However, in 2000, he received the Life Achievement Award from the American Film Institute. Patrick Dempsey (born January 13, 1966 in Lewiston, Maine) is an actor who achieved Hollywood fame during the late 1980s. Despite being arguably the most successful actor of his generation, he has received only one Oscar nomination, for Best Actor for Witness. His reported salary for the 2002 movie K-19: The Widowmaker was over $25,000,000. The Guinness Book of Records (2001) listed Ford as the richest actor alive.

He has also starred in Blade Runner, Witness, The Fugitive (1993), and the remake of Sabrina, among others. He starred as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark and two further movies, and as Jack Ryan in Tom Clancy's Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger. Ford went on to star as Han Solo in the first three Star Wars films. Not happy with the acting jobs being offered to him, Ford became a self-taught professional carpenter to better support his wife and two small sons before his break through role in American Graffiti.

He then went to Universal Studios and did minor television roles. Ford (and his new wife) moved to Los Angeles, California, and he contracted with Columbia Pictures for $150 a week in the studio's New Talent program where he had bit parts in three films. He married his college sweetheart, Mary Marquardt, in 1964. Ford, a self-described "late bloomer," became fascinated with acting.

He attended Ripon College in Wisconsin, where he took a drama class in his junior year. He graduated from Maine Township High School in Park Ridge, Illinois in 1960 where he reportedly was picked on by bullies and ignored by girls. His mother, Dorothy Ford was a Russian Jew, while his father, Christopher Ford, was Irish and Roman Catholic (and a former actor). Ford was born in Chicago, Illinois.

In most of his roles, Ford plays a tough, wise-cracking action hero, and is especially well known for his repeated performances of the characters of Han Solo of the Star Wars films, and Indiana Jones of Raiders of the Lost Ark and its sequels. Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor who between 1977 and 1983 appeared in what were then four of the top ten highest-grossing movies ever. American Graffiti (1973) - $500/week. Presumed Innocent (1990) - $12,500,000.

Devil's Own, The (1997) - $20,000,000. Air Force One (1997) - $22,000,000. Six Days Seven Nights (1998) - $20,000,000. Random Hearts (1999) - $20,000,000.

What Lies Beneath (2000) - $20,000,000. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002) - $25,000,000 + 20% of the Gross. Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round (1966). A Time for Killing (1967).

Luv (1967) (uncredited). Journey to Shiloh (1968). The Intruders (1970) (TV). Zabriskie Point (1970).

Getting Straight (1970). The Intruders (1970) (TV). American Graffiti (1973). The Conversation (1974).

Judgement: The Court Martial of Lt William Calley (1975) (TV). Dynasty (1976) (TV). Heroes (1977). The Possessed (1977) (TV).

Star Wars (1977). Force 10 from Navarone (1978). The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) (TV). More American Graffiti (1979).

The Frisco Kid (1979). Apocalypse Now (1979). Hanover Street (1979). The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). Blade Runner (1982). Return of the Jedi (1983). Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).

Witness (1985). The Mosquito Coast (1986). Working Girl (1988). Frantic (1988).

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Presumed Innocent (1990). Regarding Henry (1991). L'Envers du décor: Portrait de Pierre Guffroy (1992).

Patriot Games (1992). Earth and the American Dream (1992). Commercial Entertainment Product (1992). The Fugitive (1993).

Mustang: The Hidden Kingdom (1994) (TV). A Century of Cinema (1994). Clear and Present Danger (1994). Jimmy Hollywood (1994).

Les Cent et une nuits (1995). Sabrina (1995). The Devil's Own (1997). Air Force One (1997).

Six Days Seven Nights (1998). Random Hearts (1999). What Lies Beneath (2000). K-19: The Widowmaker (2002).

Hollywood Homicide (2003). Indiana Jones 4 (2006) (in pre-production).

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