Eric Dane Seeks New Role: Fatherhood

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He portrays a playboy doctor who has all the ladies swooning on Grey’s Anatomy, but in real life, Eric Dane, a.k.a. “McSteamy,” is happily married.

Now, he reveals that he and Mrs. McSteamy are trying for children!

“We’re currently working on having kids,” Dane told Access Hollywood of his and wife Rebecca Gayheart’s future plans. “I want to have kids. I’m ready. I have no experience with having kids, however, I’m ready to feel out those experiences.”

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Rebecca Gayheart and Eric Dane have been married since 2004, and while Eric might not have much experience with kids, the actor knows what he wants for his future children - especially if they happen to be daughters.

“I don’t want her to be steamy if she’s a girl,” he says.

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

MEREDITH: "You don't get to call me a whore. When I met you, I thought I had found the person that I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I was done! All the boys and all the bars and all the obvious daddy issues, who cares? I was done. You left me. You chose Addison. I'm all glued back together now. I make no apologies for how I chose to repair what you broke. You don't get to call me a whore."
DEREK: "This thing with us is finished. It's over."
MEREDITH: "Finally."
DEREK: "Yeah, it's done."
MEREDITH: "It is done."

CRISTINA: "There's a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can't be in it until you're in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss... My dad died when I was nine. George, I'm really sorry you had to join the club."
GEORGE: "I... I don't know how to exist in a world where my dad doesn't."
CRISTINA: "Yeah, that never really changes."