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Eric Dane

Eric Dane (born November 9, 1972) is an American actor. After appearing in television roles throughout the 1990s and 2000s, he became known for playing Dr. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan on the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, and has recently branched into film, co-starring in Marley & Me, Valentine's Day, and Burlesque. Dane was born in San Francisco, California to a homemaker mother, Leah, and an interior designer/architect father. He has a younger brother. Dane was raised in his mother's Jewish religion. He attended Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California, from 1987 to 1990, and San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California, from 1990 to 1991, where he graduated.Aragon High School Dane was an athlete in high school, playing on the Boys' Varsity water polo team, but decided to pursue a career in acting after appearing in a school production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. In 1993, Dane moved to Los Angeles, where he played small roles in the television series Saved by the Bell, The Wonder Years, Roseanne, and Married With Children, among others. But in 2000, he was signed for a recurring role in Gideon's Crossing, and followed this with a two-season run in

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'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 >

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 >

- 695 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 >

- 1001 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 >

- 1079 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 >

- 1135 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 >

- 1570 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 >

- 1800 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 >

- 1834 days ago
Nude Tape Star to Vet: My Dog May Be Coke'd Up

Nude Tape Star to Vet: My Dog May Be Coke'd Up

He's only a puppy -- but Kari Ann Peniche's 18-month-old doggie may have already had a dangerous brush with cocaine. It all went down back in July -- back before Kari Ann's naked threesome tape… READ MORE >

- 1834 days ago
Dane/Gayheart Naked Co-Star -- 'Just Having Fun'

Dane/Gayheart Naked Co-Star -- 'Just Having Fun'

The other girl in the bizarro 3-person naked romp vid with Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart wants everyone to know she was "just having fun with my friends." Last night at a gas station in West… READ MORE >

- 1836 days ago

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