EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Dempsey Talks About Fighting For Love After Reconciling With Wife Jillian

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Sometimes, you've just gotta follow your heart.

Patrick Dempsey spoke to ET's Carly Steel at the Bridget Jones' Baby premiere in New York on Monday, where the 50-year-old actor opened up about fighting for love after he reconcilied with his wife of over 15 years, Jillian, after the two filed for divorce in January 2015.

WATCH: Patrick Dempsey Opens Up About Restoring Marriage: 'We Both Wanted to Fight For It'

"That's what my heart told me to do," Dempsey said.

The two have three children together, 14-year-old Tallula, and 9-year-old twins, Darby and Sullivan.

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Watch the video below for more on what caused Dempsey not to give up on his marriage.

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