This trope is especially common in stereotypes of the Deep South, where every sweet Georgia Peach has a very large (usually fat, hairy, and drunk) father in a white tank top that usually keeps a rifle or shotgun with him at all times. Ironically, if the father has a son, he may applaud or encourage him if he treats girls in the exact way he doesn't want other guys to treat his own daughter.If Adults Are Useless, then he'll probably just be comic relief as he huffs and puffs ineffectually. Gender Flips are less common; i.e., fathers more concerned about the girls/women their sons date.If it belongs in the latter then don't put it here.The same person can be both at different times but those times are .However, this trope might overlap with Knight Templar Parent if the dad goes to dangerous extremes in their overprotectiveness.Note that applying this trope in Real Life is a very bad idea as it gives the message to teenagers that they don't get to control who's allowed to be intimate with them or have any agency over their own lives and other people are allowed make the decision for them — which often leads to them becoming involved in abusive relationships once they do finally get out from under their parent's immediate control.There's also the "mothers being overprotective of their kids" kind of genderflips, often associated with the Jewish Mother stereotype.He may or may not think he's being Papa Wolf (but those tropes don't overlap at all, anyway).
Pompeo was then cast in ABC's popular medical drama Grey's Anatomy, and garnered worldwide recognition for her portrayal of the title character Dr. The role on the long running series earned her a Golden Globe nomination and the Screen Actors Guild Award.She made her feature film debut in Coming Soon (1999), playing a small part.She made her second appearance in Law & Order in 2000, and then guest-starred on Strangers with Candy, Strong Medicine and Friends.She became the highest paid television actor in a drama series with her 2018 contract earning her $20 million annually.