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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 9 November 1972San Francisco, California, USA
Birth NameEric William Dane
Nickname Dr. McSteamy
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Eric Dane is an American actor known as "Dr. Mark Sloan" on Grey's Anatomy (2005) and as a co-star in Marley & Me (2008) and Valentine's Day (2010).

He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California. He is the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother, Leah (Cohn), was a homemaker. Young Eric Dane was a good athlete in high school. There, he started amateur stage work by playing "Joe Keller" in Arthur Miller's "All My Sons", and realized that this was all he wanted to do.

He moved to Los Angeles and made his television debut in 1993 on The Wonder Years (1988). In his early career, he also played bit parts on the TV series Married with Children (1987) (1995), Silk Stalkings (1991) (1996) and Roseanne (1988) (1996). Dane played medical doctors more than once, first appearing as a "Dr. Cooper" in Gideon's Crossing (2000). From 2003-2004, he has been a recurrent guest star as "Jason Dean" in the hit show Charmed (1998). In 2006, he appeared as handsome "Dr. Mark Sloan", the plastic surgeon on the show Grey's Anatomy (2005). Dane landed his first leading role on the big screen in the German-made feature, Adrift (2006).

On October 29, 2004, in Las Vegas, Eric Dane married actress Rebecca Gayheart, who was previously engaged to producer/director Brett Ratner, the director of X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). In it, Dane plays the character of "Jamie Madrox", the Multiple Man. Dane and Gayheart became the parents of a girl on March 3, 2010 in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Steve Shelokhonov

Spouse (1)

Rebecca Gayheart (29 October 2004 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

Best friends with Balthazar Getty and is the godfather of Getty's son, Cassius.
Eric and wife Rebecca Gayheart introduced Charlie Sheen to his wife, Brooke Mueller.
Expecting his first child with wife Rebecca Gayheart [September 28, 2009].
He and his wife, Rebecca Gayheart, became the parents of a girl, Billie Beatrice Dane, on March 3, 2010, in Los Angeles.
Had voluntarily checked himself into a L.A. rehab clinic to battle an addiction to painkillers [July 20, 2011].
Eric and his wife, Rebecca Gayheart, are expecting their second child [July 9, 2011].
He has English, German, Finnish, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish ancestry.
Birth of his second child, a daughter, Georgia Geraldine Dane on December 28, 2011.
Co-starring on the hit TV show Grey's Anatomy (2005). [October 2006]
Filming Marley & Me (2008) in South Florida. [March 2008]

Salary (3)

X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) $150,000
Open Water 2: Adrift (2006) $150,000
Marley & Me (2008) $500,000

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