Eric Dane’s “Grey’s Anatomy” character may go by the nickname “McSteamy” at Seattle Grace hospital, but could we soon be calling the actor a “McDaddy” in real life?
“We’re currently working on having kids,” Eric revealed to Access Hollywood’s Nancy O’Dell. “I want to have kids. I’m ready.”
Eric, who is married to actress Rebecca Gayheart, said the couple is looking to expand their family.
“Are you in the process of trying?” Nancy asked Eric during an interview to promote his new movie, “Marley & Me,” which also stars Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson
“I mean, you know, are you ever ready?” the actor said. “I have no experience with having kids, but I’m ready to feel out those experiences.”
So while Eric, 36, and Rebecca, 37, (who tied the knot in 2004) are in the process of trying to get pregnant, Nancy offered up some suggestions for a name.
“What a gorgeous little child you’ll make… Your wife is gorgeous, so you can’t lose there, right?” Nancy noted. “I think ‘Little McSteamy’ would be perfect.”
“Unless it’s a girl,” Eric laughed.
“Well, she could be gorgeous too, with your eyes,” Nancy said.
“I don’t want her to be steamy if she’s a girl,” Eric smiled.