Maine Native Patrick Dempsey Stars In New Poland Spring Ad
Mc Dreamy representing the 207!
Maine's own Patrick Dempsey is the star of a new advertising campaign for Poland Spring water. It all kicks off on Monday, January 25th, and will be promoted across several media platforms.
There are two commercials, one is 15 seconds and the other is 30 seconds. It was filmed at various locations around the state, including Mount Kineo and Lily Bay State Park on Moosehead Lake, Grand Falls on the Dead River in West Forks and White Cedar Spring.
Dempsey celebrated his 55th birthday this week. Patrick Dempsey was born in Lewiston, and grew up in the nearby towns of Turner and Buckfield. He of course is best known for his role as neurosurgeon Derek "McDreamy" Shepherd in Grey's Anatomy, and he has also been in quite a few hit films over the years, including "Outbreak", "Scream 3", "Sweet Home Alabama", "Made of Honor", "Valentine's Day", "Transformers: Dark of the Moon", and "Bridget Jones's Baby" And one of the best of the 80's teen flicks, "Can't Buy Me Love", where he was the loveable dork, Ronald Miller.
He is also known to Maine residents for his charitable contributions. In 1997, Dempsey's mother, Amanda, was diagnosed with cancer, and when she passed in 2014, he helped start the Patrick Dempsey Center at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. In 2009, when Dempsey introduced the first Dempsey Challenge, that features cyclists, runners and walkers. It has become an annual October event in the Lewiston area, raising millions of dollars over the years.
Get your first look at the new Poland Spring ad here!