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Patrick Dempsey ready to make a dramatic exit from Malibu

Lauren Beale
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Patrick Dempsey lists his oceanview estate, the Frank Gehry-designed Tin House in Malibu, for $14.5 million

Talk about dramatic exits. Patrick Dempsey, whose popular "Grey's Anatomy" character went from McDreamy to McDead last month, is also ready to part with his oceanview estate in Malibu for $14.5 million.

The Frank Gehry-designed Tin House sits behind wooden gates on 3.2 mountainside acres with such everyday amenities as a rock-climbing wall, a lawn large enough for soccer practice, animal coops and hutches and a four-stall barn.

The two-story Modern-style residence, created for renowned abstract painter Ron Davis and built in 1972, is constructed of corrugated metal.

Inside, high ceilings, skylights and expanses of angular walls of windows bring light into the great room. Wood floors and massive exposed wood beams add a warm ambience to the interiors.

A second-story family room, an office, three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms are among other rooms within the 5,547 square feet of living space.

Wooden decking surrounds the swimming pool, which has a detached spa. There are multiple outdoor seating areas, patios and a brick-floored open-air kitchen. A vintage Airstream on the site has been used as a guesthouse.

Olive and fruit trees, pastureland, vegetable gardens, flower beds complete the grounds.

Dempsey, 49, has spent the last decade on "Grey's Anatomy" playing brain surgeon Derek Shepherd. Last month his character was killed after he was hit by a car and sustained a brain injury.

He and his wife, Jillian, who filed for divorce in January, paid $7 million for the property in 2009, public records show.

Brett Lawyer of Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, and Christopher Cortazzo of Coldwell Banker are the listing agents.

Bye to a couple of characters

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman have sold their Beverly Hills home, which was being shopped off-market at $32 million.

The two-acre estate centers on an elegant main house designed in a French country style by architectural designer Robert DeYoung.

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FOR THE RECORD

An earlier version of this incorrectly credited Wallace Neff as architect of the house. Neff designed a previous residence on the site, but it was torn down to just a shell, then rebuilt and expanded by architectural designer Robert DeYoung. 

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Within the 14,579 square feet of living space are a projection room, living, family and dining rooms, an office, an art studio, a bar, a den, a gym and a wine cellar. There are also five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Fireplaces grace the living and family rooms, the library and the master bedroom. The brick-clad two-story also has a basement.

There are two swimming pools and a guesthouse on the park-like grounds.

DeVito, 70, is on the series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and starred on "Taxi" (1978-83) as dispatcher Louie De Palma. Among his films are "L.A. Confidential" (1997), "Twins" (1988) and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975).

Perlman, 67, is on "The Mindy Project." She was also on series "Kirstie" (2013-14), "Pearl" (1996-97) and "Cheers" (1982-93).

They bought the property in 1994, according to public records.

Paul Lester and Aileen Comora of the Agency were the listing agents. Rochelle Atlas Maize and Gayle Weiss of Nourmand & Associates represented the buyers.

'New Girl' girl selling old place

Actress Zooey Deschanel, who stars on "New Girl," has listed her Hollywood Hills home at $2.195 million.

The single-story Traditional sits on a half an acre of bucolic grounds with woodland views.

The main house, built in 1933, features original details, formal living and dining rooms, three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The updated kitchen has a farmhouse sink and a center island. The breakfast area looks out onto the gardens.

A separate guest unit includes another bathroom.

Deschanel, 35, will star in the upcoming movies "The Driftless Area" and "Rock the Kasbah."

The property last changed hands in 2009 for $1.65 million, public records show. She recently bought a house in Manhattan Beach.

Sara Berger of Westside Estate Agency is the listing agent.

Time to ditch the bachelor pad

Joe Manganiello, the "True Blood" werewolf, has his house in Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.995 million.

Built in 1963, the 2,500-square-foot, Modern-style house has exterior stone work in the front that is also picked up around the swimming pool area in the backyard. A fountain sits by the entry.

Updated interiors include living and dining rooms, a wet bar, a remodeled kitchen, a den, four bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The living room, which has one of the home's two fireplaces, looks onto the pool area and patio. There's a two-car garage.

A fire pit, a built-in barbecue and a spa complete the more than quarter-acre grounds.

Manganiello, 38, became engaged to actress Sofia Vergara in December. He was on "True Blood" from 2010 to 2014 and this year appears in the films "Tumbledown," "Magic Mike XXL" and "Knight of Cups." Vergara stars on "Modern Family."

The actor spent $1.806 million two years ago for the property.

Michael Nourmand and Adam Sires of Nourmand & Associates are the listing agents.

Playing the angles in Tarzana

Joshua Gomez of "Chuck" fame put his Midcentury Modern showplace up for sale in Tarzana at $1.997 million and in a week it was in escrow.

The actor and his wife, Amy Pham, restored and upgraded the Harry Gesner-designed Triangle House (also known as the Kimball House), with fun furnishings and treatments that have reinforced its 1960s vibe.

A huge gray and orange-accented gate, designed in keeping with the triangle motif, slides away to reveal the compound's long driveway.

A trapezoid-shaped carport with a rooftop deck, a 4,600-square-foot main house, a swimming pool, outdoor dining and lounging areas, fountains and a guesthouse that is a miniature of the main residence sit on the 1.3-acre lot. Walls of glass take in views of the surrounding trees.

A sunken den with a fireplace, a media/family room, a breakfast bar, a wine cellar, a workshop, a sauna, three bedrooms and six bathrooms are among the living spaces.

Gomez, 39, was also in the series "Without a Trace" and "Invasion."

He bought the property in 2010 for $935,000, public records show.

Richard Yohon and Konstantine Valissarakos of Sotheby's International Realty are the listing agents.

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