14 Facts About Eric Dane


Eric William Dane was born on November 9,1972 and is an American actor.


Eric Dane has since played Captain Tom Chandler in the post-apocalyptic drama The Last Ship and currently stars as Cal Jacobs in the HBO series Euphoria.


Eric Dane was born in San Francisco, California, to William Melvin.


When Eric Dane was 7 years old, his father died of a gunshot wound.


Eric Dane 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.


Eric Dane was an athlete in high school, playing on the boys' varsity water polo team, but pursued a career in acting after appearing in a school production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons.


In 1993, Eric Dane moved to Los Angeles, where he played small roles in the television series Saved by the Bell, The Wonder Years, Roseanne, and Married.


In 2005, Eric Dane guested as Dr Mark Sloan in "Yesterday", the eighteenth episode of the second season of the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy.


Positive audience reaction to the character led to Eric Dane's becoming a regular in the show's third season.


Eric Dane resigned from the show after the end of season 8 but appeared in the first two episodes of season 9.


In 2021, Eric Dane reappeared on the show for the first time in nine years since his character was killed off.


In October 2012, Eric Dane joined the main cast of the Michael Bay-produced TNT drama series The Last Ship.


In 2009, Eric Dane made headlines when he was in a video that featured Eric Dane, his wife and Kari Ann Peniche, nude and using drugs.


In June 2011, Eric Dane entered a California treatment center to recover from a dependency on prescription drugs he had developed after suffering a sports injury.