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/I).
He was born Eric William Dane 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, 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 ...» read full biography