Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey has been voted People journal’s “sexiest man alive” for 2023.
The 57-year-old actor replaces final yr’s titleholder, Marvel’s Captain America star, Chris Evans.
“It’s nice to have the recognition, and certainly my ego takes a little bump, but it gives me the platform to use it for
something positive,” Dempsey advised People for the quilt story.
He joked: “I’ve always been the bridesmaid.”
Dempsey, was already well-known for his beauty, having performed heartthrob neurosurgeon Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd in Grey’s Anatomy.
He revamped 250 appearances on the hit medical drama, starring as a principal character from 2005 to 2015.
He returned as Dr Shepherd in a recurring function in 2019, earlier than leaving the present for good.
Dempsey additionally starred within the 2007 Disney blockbuster, Enchanted, and its 2022 sequel, Disenchanted.
He is because of star because the real-life Italian Formula One driver Piero Taruffi within the movie Ferrari – a biopic concerning the lifetime of the carmaker’s founder Enzo Ferrari – which is because of be launched subsequent month.
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Dempsey has pushed in a number of skilled races, together with the well-known 24 Hours of Le Mans, and did all of the driving himself within the movie.
He stated final yr it was the “best role I’ve ever had”.
Dempsey is married to make-up artist and sweetness line founder Jillian Fink, with whom he has three kids, Talula, 21, and 16-year-old twins Sullivan and Darby.
“They’re just going to make fun of me and pick on me and figure out every reason why I shouldn’t be [the sexiest man alive], which is good, they keep me young,” he stated.
Other “sexiest man alive” recipients embody Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan, singer John Legend, Ant-Man actor Paul Rudd, Brad Pitt, Harrison Ford, and Braveheart’s Mel Gibson – who was the journal’s first recipient in 1985.