Darby Galen Dempsey is the son of actor and avid sports racer, Patrick Dempsey. Darby’s mother is a makeup artist and Delux Beauty owner Jillian Dempsey. Darby Galen Dempsey, Patrick Dempsey's son is a twin brother to Sullivan Patrick both born in 2007 and has a sister named Tallulah Fyfe born in 2002. Darby’s parents, Patrick and Jillian got married on July 31, 1999, though Patrick was earlier married to actress and acting coach, Rochelle "Rocky" Parker from 1987 but divorced in 1994.


Darby Galen Dempsey quick facts

Names at birth: Darby Galen Dempsey

Birth date: February 1, 2002

Siblings: Sullivan Patrick and Tallulah Fyfe

Father: Patrick Dempsey

Mother: Jillian Dempsey

Darby Galen Dempsey’s father Patrick Dempsey

Darby’s father Patrick Galen Dempsey is a successful Hollywood actor born on January 13, 1966, in Lewiston, Maine, to his mother M. Amanda (Casson) and father William Allen Dempsey. Patrick’s father was an insurance agent while his mother was a school secretary. Ever since his childhood days, Patrick Dempsey had a deep interest in entertainment and acting was like a natural part of him. He started in the film industry at the age of 15 years in a Maine production of "On Golden Pond" taking the role of the rebellious son. As he pursued acting fully he also did some dancing gigs.

Darby Galen Dempsey and Sullivan Patrick Dempsey the family’s fraternal twin boys

Patrick Dempsey and wife Jillian became parents of twin boys named Darby Galen and Sullivan Patrick. Born in Los Angeles, the twin boys are the little brothers of their older sister Talula thus increasing the Dempsey household. Darby and Sullivan’s father Patrick notes that becoming a father has made him mature more and given him a sense of responsibility noting that he has to make money so as to provide well for his children and the entire family. Patrick works hard to create a stable environment for his children. Born on February 1, 2007, the family’s twin boys are currently 10 years old and are said to have distinct personalities. Sullivan Patrick is described as the funny one who always has a way of making funny expressions every now and then while on the other hand, Darby is the quiet and reserved one. Being a sports racer, Patrick hopes that one day his sons would take up car racing and follow in his footsteps


Darby Galen Dempsey’s parents almost got divorced

Patrick Dempsey known for his role in Grey’s Anatomy almost got divorced with his wife Jillian but called it off for the sake of their three children: daughter Tallula, and twin sons Darby and Sullivan. Patrick primarily was not ready to give up on their marriage and end up destabilizing their children and breaking up their young family. Together with his wife, they decided to work on the issues leading to their divorce and improve on them so as to be role models for their children. Patrick was apparently spending more time car racing but decided to cut on that so as to spend more time with his family. Patrick said that he has learned to prioritize his family which has strengthened their bond. Making up and working on their marriage has resulted to a new beginning for the whole family which has come as result of communicating more and not giving up. Since he started to devote more time to his family, Patrick has managed to coach soccer to his sons though Sullivan has shown an interest of being an actor. Patrick notes that family is very important to him and that he wouldn’t trade it for anything in the world. Tallula Fyfe Dempsey born on February 20, 2002, is the daughter of Hollywood star Patrick Dempsey. Tallula’s mother is hairstylist and makeup artist Jillian Fink and she has fraternal twins who are Darby Galen Dempsey and Sullivan Patrick Dempsey. Tallula Fyfe Dempsey, Patrick Dempsey's daughter is the granddaughter of Amanda Dempsey and William Dempsey. In 2017 Tallula turned 15 years old.