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Eric Dane

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Eric Dane is an American actor known as "Dr. Mark Sloan" on Grey's Anatomy and as a co-star in Marley & Me and Valentine's Day.He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, the older of two brothers. His father is an architect and interior designer based in San Francisco. His mother, Leah (Cohn), was a homemaker. His ancestry includes English, German, Finnish, Russian Jewish, and Austrian Jewish, and Eric had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.Young Eric 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. In his early career, he also played bit parts on the TV series Married with Children (1995), Silk Stalkings (1996) and Roseanne (1996). Dane played medical doctors more than once, first appearing as a "Dr. Cooper" in Gideon's Crossing. From 2003-2004, he has been a recurrent guest star as "Jason Dean" in the hit show Charmed. In 2006, he appeared as handsome "Dr. Mark Sloan", the plastic surgeon on the show Grey's Anatomy. Dane landed his first leading role on the big screen in the German-made feature, Open Water 2: Adrift.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. 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.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Eric Dane: Good Genes or Good Docs?!

ERIC DANE
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Eric Dane is a huge star!Here's a 31-year-old version of the "Charmed" actor at a fancy Hollywood movie premiere back in 2003 (left) and 11 years later -- the "Grey's Anatomy" hunk -- who… READ MORE >

Billy Corgan, Eric Dane, Rebecca Gayheart -- Settle RAGING Tree Dispute

Billy Corgan, Eric Dane, Rebecca Gayheart
Settle RAGING Tree Dispute

Billy Corgan, Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart -- 3 big stars -- just settled a 2-year dispute on the brink of a full-blown trial ... over 4 trees.The neighborhood feud ignited in 2012 when a… READ MORE >

- 677 days ago
'McSteamy' Eric Dane -- Grays Anatomy

'McSteamy' Eric Dane
Grays Anatomy

Move over Anderson Cooper -- "Grey's Anatomy" star Eric Dane (aka McSteamy) upped his silver fox game to a new level this week in Mexico -- rocking the hair of a man twice his age ... and the body… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago
Eric Dane Sues Billy Corgan Over Smashing Tree

'Grey's Anatomy' Star
Sues Billy Corgan Over Smashing Tree

"Grey's Anatomy" star Eric Dane has declared legal war on his "Smashing Pumpkins" neighbor Billy Corgan, claiming a falling tree nearly KILLED Eric's pregnant wife ... and it's all… READ MORE >

- 1426 days ago
Eric Dane & Rebecca Gayheart -- Insane California Winds Knock Tree Down on Their House

Eric Dane & Rebecca Gayheart
Insane California Winds Knock Tree Down on Their House

Winds reaching nearly 100 mph are wreaking havoc on Los Angeles -- and Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart felt it first hand when a giant tree toppled over outside their Beverly Hills home. Dane and… READ MORE >

- 1732 days ago
Eric Dane -- I'm Expecting ... a Gender War to Erupt at TMZ

Eric Dane
I'm Expecting... A Gender War at TMZ

Eric Dane's wife is pregnant with a 2nd kid ... and he thinks it might be another girl -- but are TWO daughters a blessing ... OR A CURSE!?!?!?!?   Check out TMZ on TV -- click here to see… READ MORE >

- 1809 days ago
'Grey's Anatomy' Star -- Rehab for Painkillers

'Grey's Anatomy' Star -- Rehab for Painkillers

Eric Dane is in a rehab facility to treat an addiction to pain medication. The "Grey's Anatomy" star's rep tells TMZ, "Eric Dane voluntarily checked himself into a treatment facility to help him… READ MORE >

- 1866 days ago
Eric Dane -- I'm Built Like a Champion

Eric Dane -- I'm Built Like a Champion

New dad Eric Dane has the body of a champ, and the tattoo of a Champion ... sweatshirt.While vacationing in Italy on Monday, the 37-year-old showed off his ripped chest, snug swimsuit and his, er,… READ MORE >

- 2301 days ago
Dane/Gayheart Sue Over Nude Romp Video

Dane/Gayheart Sue Over Nude Romp Video

Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart are looking to settle the score with the website that published their naked non-sex threesome tape.Dane and Gayheart filed a lawsuit today in L.A. County Superior… READ MORE >

- 2530 days ago
Eric Dane Works Out His Issues

Eric Dane Works Out His Issues

Fully dressed and not recording his wife in a tub with another chick, Eric Dane emerged from his home for the first time since that nude threesome video hit the Internet and went to the gym in… READ MORE >

- 2565 days ago

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