Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Hump Day Hottie

This weeks HDH was born on January 13, 1966 in Lewiston, ME and is the youngest of three children.

He dropped out of high school during his senior year.


He was an adept juggler, tying second for a national juggling competition.


He was discovered by an agent and invited to audition for a role in the state production of Torch Song Trilogy and he spent the following four months touring with the company in San Francisco. He continued appearing on stage until his early 20's.


His first major film role was at age 21 in the teen comedy Can't Buy Me Love in 1987. He had the lead role in the film Loverboy and Happy Together. Although the teen comedy and romance roles led him to be somewhat typecast for a time he was able to avoid playing the same character as his career progressed.

From 1987 to 1994, he was married to actress Rocky Parker. It made a huge splash in the media as he was only 21, while Parker was 48.

During the 1990's he faded somewhat to obscurity. He was cast several times in pilots that were not picked up. His first major television role was a recurring role as Will's closeted sportscaster boyfriend on Will & Grace.

In 1999 he married his second wife, Jillian Fink and has three children, Talula Fyfe, and twins Darby and Sullivan.

His first high-profile role after over a decade was as one of the suitors for Reese Witherspoon in Sweet Home Alabama.

He enjoys race car driving in his spare time and is currently the co-owner of Indycar Series team Vision Racing. He will be driving the pace car for the 2007 Indianapolis 500.

You can currently see this weeks HDH in his current role as Dr. Derek Shepherd (Dr. McDreamy) in the drama Grey's Anatomy.































This weeks Hump Day Hottie is ~ Patrick Dempsey

14 comments:

Tara said...

Oo, that's a good picture of him. I don't watch "Grey's Anatomy", but I guessed who the HDH was when you mentioned "Sweet Home Alabama".

Churlita said...

It's weird how much better looking he got as he aged. Wouldn't if be great if it worked that way for all of us?

Moonbeam said...

Ahhuh, oh yeah!....and he goes for older women, yet another plus :)

Sizzle said...

normally i am not hot for him but that photo? oh my! yum.

mielikki said...

I agree with Tara, that is a really good picture of him. And Churlita nailed it as well. He grew into quite a handsome man. Once again, I applaud your choice

Hilly said...

I still cannot believe that he turned out to be so freaking hot! I remember in the early days, he was just a little pissant and now, hubba hubba!

l.b. said...

I agree that he has gotten better looking as he's aged. He has always had a rather sexy quality about him though. Great HDH choice, as usual!

Freckle Face Girl said...

Whenever I watch Grey's I always think of him in Can't Buy Me Love and laugh. I forgot he was on Will & Grace. Good pick!

evil-e said...

I can honestly say, I had no idea who he was. I am not a celebrity payer attention to. Apparently the chicks dig him though.

Babybull40 said...

Nice picture.. I didn't know he dropped out of school.. Good thing he did.. Cause he wouldn't be the McDreamy we know and love now..

egan said...

McOverhype? I can admit he's pretty hot.

playtah said...

Well...I wouldn't kick him out of my bed....

Dennis said...

We need more of the other gender. He is a decent actor but I always think of the actor in Ferris Buehler's day off. That was a strange movie and even though he was not in it I can't see him as a serious actor anymore.

Ethereal_princess said...

OMG OMG OMG! I love him SO much <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 =]