Patrick Dempsey Says Fan Reaction to His Grey’s Anatomy Return Has Been ‘Overwhelming

 

  • Patrick Dempsey was a guest on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
  • He said the response to ‘McDreamy’s’ return on last week’s Grey’s has been overwhelming and moving.
  • He was surprised how well the secret was kept. He said no one knew other than key ABC people until he showed up on set that day.
  • The cast found out when they saw him. He was afraid someone would take a picture and the secret would get out.

Patrick Dempsey Says Fan Reaction to His Grey’s Anatomy Return Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

“The response has been incredibly overwhelming and very moving,” the actor said While appearing virtually on Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show , the 54-year-old actor opened up about his recent appearance on the ever-popular ABC medical drama five years after his character, Derek Shepherd, was killed off.