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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 (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, 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 (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, Open Water 2: 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.  See full bio on IMDb »

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'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 >

Eric Dane -- I'm Built Like a Champion

Eric Dane -- I'm Built Like a Champion

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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 >

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Eric Dane Works Out His Issues

Eric Dane Works Out His Issues

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

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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 >

- 3168 days ago
Eric Dane -- I Did Not Have Sex With that Woman!

Eric Dane -- I Did Not Have Sex With that Woman!

Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart did not have sex with Kari Ann Peniche -- but according to Peniche, they had plenty of fun.Kari Ann -- a dethroned Miss United States Teen -- tells TMZ the video… READ MORE >

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Celebrity Threesome Tape -- They'll Sue

Celebrity Threesome Tape -- They'll Sue

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Eric Dane in Celebrity Nude Threesome Tape

Eric Dane in Celebrity Nude Threesome Tape

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Great Dane!

Great Dane!

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