Christopher Cain

Director, Screenwriter, Actor
Known for his visual style as well as his keen portrayals of human interaction, director Christopher Cain is best recalled for such films as "The Stone Boy" (1983), which told of a farm family's tragedy through the ... Read more »
Born: 10/29/1943 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

Filmography

Director (16)

Pure Country 2: The Gift 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Deep in the Heart 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

September Dawn 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

The Magnificent Seven 1997 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Director

Gone Fishin' 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Rose Hill 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Director

The Next Karate Kid 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Pure Country 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Young Guns 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

The Principal 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

Where the River Runs Black 1986 (Movie)

(Director)

That Was Then...This Is Now 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

The Stone Boy 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Sixth and Main 1976 (Movie)

(Director)

A Father's Choice (TV Show)

Director

Wheels of Terror (TV Show)

Director
Writer (3)

Pure Country 2: The Gift 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

September Dawn 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sixth and Main 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (3)

September Dawn 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Young Guns 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sixth and Main 1976 (Movie)

(Producer)
Sound (2)

DNA 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

ADR Mixer

Shelter (TV Show)

ADR Mixer
Editor (1)

Last Flight Out 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Dialogue Editor
Actor (1)

Wo die grunen Ameisen traumen 1985 (Movie)

Lawyer's Assistant (Actor)
Other (2)

For Hope (TV Show)

Other

Biography

Known for his visual style as well as his keen portrayals of human interaction, director Christopher Cain is best recalled for such films as "The Stone Boy" (1983), which told of a farm family's tragedy through the young son of the family, and "Where the River Runs Black" (1986), about a priest's attempts to civilize an Amazon jungle boy. The latter was also the first film to exclusively use digital sound recording technology.

Relationships

Dean Cain Actor

Son
He and his brother Roger where adopted by Christopher Cain when he married their mother in 1969

Krisinda Cain

Daughter

Roger Cain

Son
adopted when he married Roger's mother

Sharon Thomas

Wife
married c. 1969

EDUCATION

Wesleyan College

Middletown , Connecticut 1965

Milestones

2007

Wrote, directed and produced "September Dawn," starring Jon Voight as a fanatic Mormon Bishop during the Mountain Meadows Massacre

1998

Directed episodes of the CBS western, "The Magnificent Seven"

1997

Helmed the comedy, "Gone Fishin'"

1994

Directed "The Next Karate Kid"

1990

Directed cable-TV original movie, "Wheels of Terror"

1986

Won critical acclaim for directing "Where the River Runs Black"

1983

Won critical acclaim for "The Stone Boy"

1977

Directed and wrote first mainstream feature film, "Grand Jury"; wrote, directed, produced "Sixth and Main"

1976

Directed two family films, "Brother, My Song" and "The Buzzard"

Arrived in Hollywood after college; sang back-up on TV commercials; began acting

Wrote, directed and produced low-budget movie, "Elmer"

Created role of Matt in Los Angeles production of "The Fantasticks"

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