Eric Dane

Eric Dane

American actor
Date of Birth: 09.11.1972
Country: USA

Biography of Eric Dane

American actor
Eric Dane, an American actor, gained fame after his role as Dr. Mark Sloan in the TV series "Grey's Anatomy." He was born on November 9, 1972, in San Francisco, California, into a Jewish family. His father was an architect and interior designer in San Francisco, while his mother, Leah, was a homemaker. Eric has two younger brothers.
Early Life and Education

Eric Dane

Eric attended San Mateo High School in San Mateo, California, from 1987 to 1990. While in school, he excelled in sports but ultimately chose an acting career after performing in a school production of Arthur Miller's play "All My Sons." After graduating from high school, Eric moved to Los Angeles and made his debut in the drama TV series "The Wonder Years" in 1993. He then played minor roles in shows like "Roseanne," "Married with Children," "Silk Stalkings," and others.
Rise to Fame

Eric Dane

In 2000, Eric landed a recurring role in the medical series "Gideon's Crossing," followed by portraying Jason Dean in two seasons of the popular show "Charmed" and appearing in the sitcom "Zoe, Duncan, Jack, and Jane." He also starred in TV movies based on real-life stories, such as "Serving in Silence" and "Helter Skelter." In 1999, Eric made his big-screen debut in the drama film "The Basket." He further appeared in movies like "Feast," "Open Water 2," and the blockbuster "X-Men: The Last Stand."
Grey's Anatomy and Other Projects

Eric Dane

In 2005, Eric joined the cast of the medical series "Grey's Anatomy" as plastic surgeon Dr. Sloan. His character's first appearance, wrapped in a strategically placed towel, made a lasting impression on the audience, and he became a regular character. Eric also starred in the TV movie "Wedding Wars" in 2006, playing the brother of a gay man.
Personal Life

Eric Dane

Eric married actress Rebecca Gayheart in October 2004, and they welcomed their daughter Billie Beatrice on March 3, 2010. In February 2008, there were false reports in the magazine "OK!" that Eric had skin cancer, but his representative denied the information. In August 2009, a scandalous video featuring Eric Dane, his wife Rebecca Gayheart, and teenage beauty pageant winner Kari Ann Peniche surfaced on the gossip blog Gawker.com. The video showed all three individuals naked and under the influence of alcohol or drugs, with references to cocaine. Eric was the cameraman and provided commentary while filming Gayheart and Peniche playfully in a bathtub.

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