|Birthdate:||November 9, 1972|
|Birthplace:||San Francisco, California, United States|
Eric Dane (born November 9, 1972) is an American actor. After appearing in television roles throughout the 2000s, he became known for playing Dr. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan on the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, as well as films, co-starring in Marley & Me (2008), Valentine's Day (2010), and Burlesque (2010). He currently stars as Captain Tom Chandler in the apocalyptic drama The Last Ship.