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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  • Superman's Dean Cain And Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding Join C4's The Jump
    Guardian (UK) - Jan 16, 2016
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    Out Of Bounds For Season 3 Of "Hit The Floor "
    Huffington Post - Jan 15, 2016
  • Dean Cain Remembers Friend 'american Sniper' Hero Chris Kyle
    Fox News - Feb 20, 2015
  • Exclusive Clip: Dean Cain Pops Up On 'comic Book Men'
    USA Today - Feb 06, 2014


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1966 Birth Born on July 31, 1966.
1969 2 Years Old Cain was born as Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, and is of Japanese descent. In 1969, Cain's mother married film director Christopher Cain, who adopted Dean and his brother (musician Roger Cain), and the family moved to Malibu, California. … Read More


1984 17 Years Old He played baseball as a child, and Chad and Rob Lowe and Charlie Sheen—who played on the same team—were among his schoolmates. Cain graduated from high school in 1984 and was offered athletic scholarships to 17 universities, but decided to attend Princeton University. … Read More


1988 21 Years Old Cain graduated from Princeton in 1988 with a BA degree 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 In 1997, Cain became engaged to singer Mindy McCready. … Read More
2001 34 Years Old While promoting the television show, Ripley's Believe It or Not, on the Howard Stern Show on January 10, 2001, Cain said that his biological father lied to the National Enquirer by saying that Dean's mother left him while he was serving in the Vietnam War. … Read More


2012 45 Years Old Dean Cain has supported Rick Perry for President in the upcoming 2012 election.
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