When most people think of Eric Dane, they immediately think of his character, Dr. McSteamy, on Grey’s Anatomy, but that isn’t necessarily fair. He’s branched out since he exited the show in 2012 and he’s managed to keep a pretty tight lid on his personal life as well. After some research, however, we’ve discovered several things that you probably didn’t know about the television star, so here ya go!
The Last Ship star’s father died tragically when he was seven years old. “He was a Navy man and ended up becoming an architect and interior designer. He was a troubled soul,” he told the Gulf Times. “He died of a gunshot wound. My grandmother thinks it was an accident. Everybody’s got a different opinion on it. My mother raised two kids.”