Patrick Dempsey could finally get an Emmy nomination for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Patrick Dempsey could finally get an Emmy nomination for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
Patrick Dempsey played Dr. Derek Shepherd on “Grey’s Anatomy” for a decade, winning praise from fans and broad mainstream fame by starring in the hit ABC drama. But one plaudit always eluded the show’s male lead: an Emmy nomination for his performance as the wildly successful surgeon. Now, thanks to his unexpected return to the show, that could all change.

Dempsey shocked longtime fans when he appeared on “Grey’s Anatomy” last fall as Dr. Shepherd, who died on the show but came back to visit Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) as she drifted in and out of consciousness while battling coronavirus symptoms. As a result of his surprise appearance, Dempsey is on the 2021 Emmy Awards ballot in the Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series category.

Dempsey isn’t the only dearly departed “Grey’s Anatomy” character who featured in the show’s 17th season: T.R. Knight, who played George O’Malley
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