Patrick Dempsey has taken his silver fox persona to the following degree.
The Golden Globe nominee, 56, sported a brand new bleach blond look Friday on the pink carpet at Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., the place he was honored as a Disney Legend together with Ellen Pompeo, Tracee Ellis Ross, Anthony Anderson and the late Chadwick Boseman.
He defined to Variety that he shall be blond for “a few more months” whereas filming Ferrari, by which he performs Italian race automobile driver Piero Taruffi.
“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,” he mused.
“I like it. Dye your hair, have fun. Blonds have more fun, I have to tell you, it’s true,” Dempsey stated, including: “I’m in Italy, driving race cars. So, I can’t complain.
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Starring Adam Driver as Enzo Ferrari, the biopic from writer/director Michael Mann follows the Italian racer and entrepreneur’s life in 1957 as he dealt with family woes while preparing for the Mille Miglia (Thousand Mile) race through Italy.
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He previously revealed his love for automobiles was inspired by his father. “My dad was an enormous fan of racing. He grew up in Maryland. He was a part of that technology of the moonshine runners,” he said on Jay Leno’s Garage in 2016.
“He had a short-track automobile, and on Friday nights he would deliver me home a Matchbox automobile each week. His ardour for racing was mine, and that is at all times one thing I beloved as a child. And I feel that is why I really like racing a lot — it jogs my memory of that point in my life.”
Dempsey added of his dad, who died when he was 17: “I feel he would have beloved the racing. He wasn’t too eager on the appearing a lot.”