Dean Cain

Player of American Football
Born Jul 31, 1966

Dean George Cain is an American actor. He is most widely known for his role as Clark Kent/Superman in the popular American television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

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    Fox News - Oct 06, 2016
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1966 Birth Born on July 31, 1966.
1969 2 Years Old Cain was born in Mount Clemens, Michigan, the biological son of Roger Tanaka and actress Sharon Thomas. He is of French Canadian, Irish, Japanese, and Welsh descent. In 1969, Cain's mother married film director Christopher Cain, who adopted Dean and his brother, musician Roger Cain; the family moved to Malibu, California. … Read More


1984 17 Years Old He graduated from high school in 1984 and attended Princeton University, where he played football. … Read More


1988 21 Years Old He graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in history; his senior thesis was titled "The History and Development of the Functions of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences". … Read More
1993 26 Years Old In 1993, Cain took on his biggest role to date as Superman in the television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. … Read More


1997 30 Years Old While the two were both attending Princeton University, Cain dated actress Brooke Shields for two years. In 1997, Cain became engaged to singer Mindy McCready. … Read More
1998 31 Years Old In 1998, Cain started the Angry Dragon Entertainment production company, which produced the TBS Superstation television series Ripley's Believe It or Not! … Read More
2004 37 Years Old In 2004, he portrayed Scott Peterson in the fact-based made-for-television movie The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story. … Read More


2012 45 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he participated in Fox's dating game show The Choice.
2013 46 Years Old In 2013, Cain hosted a reality show about Bigfoot called 10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty, where he offered contestants $10 Million to prove the existence of Bigfoot. … Read More
2016 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Cain played a guest role on the Netflix original series Lady Dynamite as Maria Bamford's ex-fiancé Graham.
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