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Rob Lowe Missed out on McDreamy

Grey's Anatomy has been a favorite of ours since the start. We instantly fell in love with McDreamy's character. Unfortunately, we can't say the same for Rob Lowe. Lowe has claimed to be "devastated" about his decision to turn down the role that later went to Patrick Dempsey. Here's more:

"(I) coulda been MCDreamy! It's an occupational hazard. It's like BRAD PITT turns down THE MATRIX to go do SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET. It happens to everybody. The great thing is that Patrick Dempsey is so great in that part and he's such a great actor. If I'd have done that I wouldn't be doing this great part and having this fun on (new TV series) BROTHERS AND SISTERS. It all works out."

Rob's optimism is cute, but I bet he's kicking himself now. To see pics of Rob in NYC, just






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