Actor known for playing the role of Dr. Mark "McSteamy" Sloan on the hit television show, Grey's Anatomy.
He also appeared in Burlesque as Marcus Gerber.
He co-starred with Christina Aguilera on Burlesque.
He decided to pursue acting as a career after appearing in his school's production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons.
He married Rebecca Gayheart in 2004 and the couple welcomed their first daughter in 2010.
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