ERIC DANE JOINS THE CAST OF ABC�S �GREY�S ANATOMY� THIS SEASON
Actor Eric Dane (�X-Men: The Last Stand�, �Gideon�s Crossing�) will join the cast of ABC�s critically acclaimed, award-winning series �Grey�s Anatomy.� Dane, who first appeared on the series last season in the episode entitled �Yesterday,� continues his role as plastic surgeon Dr. Mark Sloan, a.k.a. �McSteamy.�
Dane was most recently seen in this summer�s blockbuster �X-Men: The Last Stand.� His extensive television work includes a recurring role on �Charmed,� �Vegas,� the made-for-tv movie �Helter Skelter,� and as a series lead on �Gideon�s Crossing.� Next, on the big screen, he can be seen in the Project Greenlight Film, �Feast.�
�Grey�s Anatomy� stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Isaiah Washington as Preston Burke, Katherine Heigl as Isobel �Izzie� Stevens, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, T.R. Knight as George O�Malley, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Kate Walsh as Addison Shepherd, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres and Eric Dane as Mark Sloan.
Shonda Rhimes (�Introducing Dorothy Dandridge�) is creator and executive producer. Betsy Beers (�Casanova�), Mark Gordon (�Saving Private Ryan�), Peter Horton (�thirtysomething�) and Krista Vernoff (�Law & Order�) are executive producers. �Grey�s Anatomy� is a Touchstone Television Production.