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In his youth, Dempsey participated in juggling competitions.In 1981 he achieved the second place at the International Jugglers' Association Championship in the Juniors category, just behind Anthony Gatto, who is considered to be the best technical juggler of all time. He told Barbara Walters on her 2008 Oscar special that he thinks dyslexia made him what he is today.In 2004, he co-starred in the highly acclaimed HBO production Iron Jawed Angels, opposite Hilary Swank and Anjelica Huston.He also appeared as special guest star in The Practice for its three-episode finale season (8x13-8x15)."It's given me a perspective of — you have to keep working," Dempsey told Walters."I have never given up." Dempsey was discovered by an invitation to audition for a role in the stage production of Torch Song Trilogy.The pair starred together in the film "Valentine’s Day." A source told the magazine that it happened “a few months back” when Garner asked Dempsey out for coffee. it was only natural for them to confide in each other,” the source said.“As soon as they started talking, the spark was evident to both of them.
In the 1990s, he mostly appeared in smaller roles in film, such as Outbreak (1995) and television, before landing a lead role in Sweet Home Alabama (2002), a surprise box office hit.
His audition was successful, and he spent the following four months touring with the company in Philadelphia.
He followed this with another tour, Brighton Beach Memoirs, in the lead role, which was directed by Gene Saks.
He went on to play the role of Aaron Brooks on Once & Again.
Dempsey received an Emmy nomination in 2001 as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for the role of Aaron. Kennedy in the two-part TV mini-series JFK: Reckless Youth. Dempsey had a high-profile role as the fiancé of Reese Witherspoon's character in Sweet Home Alabama (2002).