Celebrity Transformations Patrick Dempsey's Changing Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Instagram Twitter InStyle's mantra is "Everybody's in," and that means anyone who finds their way to our stories should find themselves reflected in them. We prioritize bringing the right writer to every story and sometimes collaborate as a team to ensure we're including points of view across race, gender expression, body size, skin and hair type, and more. Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. For more about our team, click here. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on January 12, 2007 @ 11:30AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Splash News Patrick Dempsey 01 of 13 1987 Scott Downie/Celebrity Stepping out at the Mood premiere in Hollywood at the Mann's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, a much younger, fresh-faced Dempsey wore a classic tuxedo and was clean shaven for the event. 02 of 13 1990 Scott Downie/Celebrity Dempsey stepped out with his hair slicked-back for press events surrounding the handful of TV and movie roles he was involved with at the time. 03 of 13 1995 BEImages More hair experimentation, this time in the shape of curly locks and a goatee. "I hate shaving," admits the Maine native. 04 of 13 1996 Miranda Shen/Celebrity Of his hair, Dempsey says, "Whatever I can do to make it less painful for me to deal with is good." Here it is cropped again. 05 of 13 2002 Jim Spellman/WireImage He adopts a clean-cut look to play a mayor's son who woos Reese Witherspoon (and audiences) in Sweet Home Alabama. 06 of 13 2008 Jeff Vespa/WireImage "My face is full of imperfections and it is what it is," Dempsey, who's landed gigs as the face of both Versace and Avon campaigns this year, says. 07 of 13 2009 Frazer Harrison/Getty Images The actor attended the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with his hair coiffed just so. 08 of 13 2010 Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Dempsey arrived with shorter hair and a clean shaven face at the Ferrari 458 Italia North American celebrity auction to benefit Haiti at Fleur de Lys. 09 of 13 2011 Rob Kim/FilmMagic Dempsey combed his 'do into a flattering style for the Transformers: Dark Side Of The Moon premiere in New York City. 10 of 13 2012 David Buchan/Getty Images The actor looked handsome as ever while attending the McLaren Beverly Hills Grand Opening in Beverly Hills. 11 of 13 2013 Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic The actor's look was on-point while attending The Petersen Museum's Race, Rock 'N Rally Gala in Los Angeles. 12 of 13 2014 Charley Gallay/Getty Images Dempsey keeps looking better with time. The actor looked extra sharp while attending the Porsche Design Celebrates Festival of Watches in Beverly Hills. 13 of 13 2015 Splash News Dempsey looked absolutely dapper while at the Spectre premiere at Royal Albert Hall in London.