March 17 is a day to drink green beer, celebrate the birth of Rob Kardashian and honor those from a wide range of industries.
What could bring a Grey's Anatomy star together with a few politicians, some actors, a game show host and one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history?
St. Patrick's Day, of course!
With an emphasis on the name at the center of this drunken holiday, we're here to raise a glass to famous folks such as Patrick Dempsey, Patrick Stewart, Patrick Henry, and, of course, the Saint whose death started this all.
Who else made the cut? Click through our gallery of famous Patricks now and select your favorite!
6. Patrick Wilson
Patrick Wilson is one smooth, handsome fella. You did catch him in that Girls episode, right?
8. Danica Patrick
Hello there, Danica Patrick! We'd love to toast to St. Patrick's Day with this beauty!
10. Robert Patrick
We'll always remember him for Terminator 2. But Robert Patrick has built up a lengthy, impressive resume.
11. Saint Patrick
Saint Patrick was a fifth-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. He was known as the "Apostle of Ireland" and he died on - you guessed it! - March 17.
12. Patrick Kennedy
Patrick Kennedy does all he can to keep the proud tradition of his famous family alive and well.
13. Patrick Warburton
Patrick Warburton will forever be remembered as David Puddy. Not that there's anything wrong with that.
14. Patrick Sajak
Can we buy a vowel, Pat Sajak? Or can we at least call you "Patrick" this one time?
16. Patrick Buchanan
Patrick Buchanan appears here on Meet the Press. He's met a number of controversies in his day.