In his role as Dr. Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in the popular medical series "Grey's Anatomy" was an actor Patrick Dempsey (54) often seen with a surgical mask. He has now called on his subscribers via Instagram to wear mouth-nose protection during the coronavirus crisis. For this he uses a quote from his character from the series.
A serial quote that gets under your skin
To a photo that shows him with a checkered protective mask, Dempsey writes: "It is a wonderful day to save lives". His alter ego Dr. Derek Shepherd often said this before operating. The actor uses three hashtags to illustrate his message. In addition to "Covid-19", he also uses "#WearAMask", in German "Wear a mask" and "#YourActionsSaveLives", in German "Your actions save lives".
Patrick Dempsey embodied Dr. Derek Shepherd in the first eleven seasons of "Grey's Anatomy". The character finally dies the serial death. His farewell caused indignation among the fans: They feel the death of the character unworthy." McDreamy "dies from the consequences of a car accident because he is not adequately medically checked and cared for. After being killed for brain explained, his great love, Dr. Meredith Gray (Ellen Pompeo, 50), has the devices turned off.