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Family affair for Patrick Dempsey at Bridget Jones's Baby premiere

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It was a big night for Patrick Dempsey, and he had his beautifulfamily there to support him as he stepped out for the premiere of Bridget Jones'sBaby in London on Monday. The handsome actor brought along his wife JillianDempsey, daughter Tallula, 14, and nine-year-old twin boys Darby and Sullivan forthe big unveiling of the movie, and couldn't have looked happier as they allposed together on the pink carpet.


The outing marked Patrick and Jillian's first officialappearance since calling off their divorce earlier this year. Jillian had filed for divorce from the Grey's Anatomy star in January 2015 after 15 years ofmarriage. By the end of the year though, the couple started to be seen inpublic as they privately worked towards a reconciliation, and in May 2016,Patrick happily confirmed they were back together.


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Patrick Dempsey attended the premiere with wife Jillian and their three children

"You have to work at everything," he told ES Magazine. "Andyou cannot do everything. Something has to be sacrificed."

Bridget Jones's Baby sees serial singleton Bridget fallpregnant shortly before her 43rd birthday – but there's a hitch; shecan only be 50 per cent sure who the baby's father is. Patrick stars as JackQwant, one of the potential candidates – Mark Darcy, played by Colin Firth, isthe other.

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Patrick, 50, told reporters at the premiere that he would bemore than happy to reprise the role in a fourth installment of the series. "Itwould be nice to see Bridget growing and living her life," he said. "There hasn'tbeen another character like that where you're growing up with her."

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Stars of the show: Patrick Dempsey, Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth

Leading lady Renee Zellweger was of course at the screening,looking sensational in a navy blue off-the-shoulder dress with a central slit.Colin attended with his wife Livia and looked typically dapper in a bluesuit, while Emma Thompson brought along her 16-year-old daughter Gaia for asuper-glam evening out together.

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