Okay Grey’s Anatomy fans if you miss Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd on the ABC hit drama series rocking the silver daddy look, you’ll get a glimpse of Patrick Dempsey as a beach blonde in his latest role as race car driver Piero Taruffi in his upcoming film Ferrari.
The 56-year-old actor debuted the new look on the red carpet at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, California and there is no shade to be thrown, Dr. McDreamy knows how to rock the blonde look.
Patrick Dempsey rocks new blonde look!
As an honoree at the event, Dempsey shared the spotlight with others honored as Disney legends, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anthony Anderson, Ellen Pompeo and the Chadwick Boseman, but the spotlight was on that blond hair which Dempsey says he absolutely loves.
"“I love it, it’s great. It’s fun to do something different. Unfortunately, or fortunately, I’m known for my hair. So, this has really jacked up a lot of people, they don’t know how to embrace it. Either they love it or they hate it,” Dempsey told Variety.“I like it. Dye your hair, have fun. Blonds have more fun, I have to tell you, it’s true.”"
Well, take a look at the blonde version of Dempsey below:
While it looks more on the grey side, all that matters here is that Patrick Dempsey likes his look and as a talented actor he is really getting into character.
Also starring Adam Driver, Shailene Woodley and Penelope Cruz, the biopic chronicles the life of the Italian race car driver in 1957 as he prepared for a race through Italy.
"“I’m having a great time, I get to drive a lot of fast cars,” Dempsey said of the role."
So, not only is the former Grey’s Anatomy star loving the life as a blonde, but he is also getting to live out his love for cars in staring in the Michael Mann drama, which started production back in the beginning of August.
And as far as being honored as a Disney Legend for his role on Enchanted and the upcoming film sequel Disenchanted, the new blonde heartthrob wrote on Instagram that he is grateful for the honor.
"“Very honored to become a Disney Legend today – thank you Bob Chapek and @disneyd23.”"
In showing off the blonde look, will other roles open for Patrick Dempsey? Well, as good as he looks, fans would probably rather the salt-and-pepper silver fox look. Now there’s the shade.