Dean Cain

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer
After establishing himself as a talent to watch in episodes of "Life Goes On" (ABC, 1989-1993) and "Beverly Hills 90210" (Fox, 1990-200), actor Dean Cain made his name by donning the red cape for "Lois & Clark: The New ... Read more »
Born: 07/31/1966 in Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA

Filmography

Actor (112)

Hit The Floor: Til Death Do Us Part 2016 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Himself

84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Host

Hit the Floor 2012 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Masters of Illusion 2014 - 2016 (TV Show)

Host

Supergirl 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Wish Come True 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Kendra on Top 2015 (Tv Show)

Himself

Shark Tank 2015 (Tv Show)

Special Appearance

The Dog Who Saved Summer 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Vendetta 2015 (Movie)

Mason Danvers (Actor)

10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

A Mile In His Shoes 2014 (Movie)

Arthur "Murph" Murphy (Actor)

Ace of Hearts 2014 (Movie)

Ben Mackenize (Actor)

Aussie & Ted 2014 (Movie)

Michael Brooks (Actor)

Firedog 2014 (Movie)

(Voice)

God's Not Dead 2014 (Movie)

Marc Shelley (Actor)

Maneater 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Material Lies 2014 (Movie)

Josh (Actor)

Mind's Eye 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mulaney 2014 (Tv Show)

Himself

The Whole Banana 2014 (Movie)

(Cameo)

SyFy 20th Anniversary Special 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Appearing 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Dog Who Saved Easter 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Criminal Minds 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Home Run Showdown 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

Operation Cupcake 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Stars Earn Stripes 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

5 Days of War 2011 (Movie)

Chris Bailot (Actor)

Burn Notice 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Performer

Frost Giant 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Pure Country 2: The Gift 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Gulf is Back 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The Three Gifts 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

2009 Miss Universe Pageant 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Abandoned 2009 (Movie)

Kevin (Actor)

Entourage 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heroes Among Us: The 2009 Hero Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Final Approach 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Making Mr. Right 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

$5 a Day 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Christmas Wedding 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

September Dawn 2007 (Movie)

Joseph Smith (Actor)

Smallville 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

10.5 Apocalypse 1993 - 1997, 1999 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

A Different World 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrity Blackjack 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Poker Showdown 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Living Single 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ripley's Believe It or Not! 1991 - 1997, 1999 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Bailey's Billion$ 2005 (Movie)

Theodore Maxwell (Actor)

Clubhouse 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Hope & Faith 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

I Do (But I Don't) 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Las Vegas 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lost 2005 (Movie)

Jeremy Stanton (Actor)

3rd Annual DVD Exclusive Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Division 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Perfect Husband 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Dragon Fighter 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Out of Time 2003 (Movie)

Chris Harrison (Actor)

Post Impact 2003 (Movie)

Tom Parker (Actor)

Adventures From the Book of Virtues 1996 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

The Glow 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Boa 2001 (Movie)

Robert (Actor)

Firetrap 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Just Shoot Me 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Rat Race 2001 (Movie)

Shawn (Actor)

Runaway 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The Great American History Quiz: 50 States 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

A Christmas Adventure 2000 (Movie)

of Donner (Voice)

E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Flight of Fancy 2000 (Movie)

Clay (Actor)

No Alibi 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Broken Hearts Club 2000 (Movie)

Cole (Actor)

Best Men 1999 (Movie)

Sergeant Buzz Thomas (Actor)

Fantasy Island 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

For the Cause 1999 (Movie)

Mirran (Actor)

Comic Relief VII 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

1994 Billboard Music Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

Fox All Star Challenge 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Off Camera With Dean Cain 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Touchdown: Football Goes to the Movies 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

In Vino Veritas 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Stone Boy 1984 (Movie)

Eugene Hillerman (Actor)

Christmas Rush (TV Show)

Actor

Dead and Deader (TV Show)

Actor

Dogboys (TV Show)

Actor

Futuresport (TV Show)

Actor

Gentle Ben (TV Show)

Actor

Mayday (TV Show)

Actor

Meant To Be (Movie)

(Actor)

Militia (TV Show)

Actor

My First Time (TV Show)

Actor

The Case for Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

The Dog Who Saved Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Truth (TV Show)

Actor

Vietnam in HD (TV Show)

Voice
Writer (1)

Pure Country 2: The Gift 2010 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

After establishing himself as a talent to watch in episodes of "Life Goes On" (ABC, 1989-1993) and "Beverly Hills 90210" (Fox, 1990-200), actor Dean Cain made his name by donning the red cape for "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (ABC, 1993-97). For several years, opposite co-star Teri Hatcher, Cain made the widely-played role his own. By opting to portray both Superman and Clark Kent as hunky heartthrobs in a contemporary romance, Cain helped pave the way for the mainstream acceptance of comic book superheroes. It did not hurt that he was a good-looking former athlete whose freak knee injury was all that stood in the way of a pro football career. After "Lois & Clark" left the airwaves, Cain receded from the headlines, though he continued to work, hosting a revamped "Ripley's Believe It or Not" (TBS, 1999-2004), exploring his villainous side in the thriller "Out of Time" (2003), and playing the murderous, deceitful Scott Peterson in "The Perfect Husband" (USA, 2004).

Relationships

Christopher Cain Director

Father
Adopted Dean and brother Roger in 1969 after he married their mother Directed Dean in the feature "The Stone Boy" (1983)

Christopher Cain

Son
born on June 11, 2000 mother, Samantha Torres Cain shares joint custody with Torres

Roger Cain

Brother
older father Roger Tanaka adopted by Christopher Cain

Krisinda Cain

Half-Sister
younger

Mindy McCready Actor

Companion
Met c. 1997 Engaged Sept. 18, 1997 Called off engagement August 1998

Gabrielle Reece Actor

Companion
No longer together

Brooke Shields Actor

Companion
Dated for two years in the late 1980s while both were attending Princeton University

Roger Tanaka

Father
half Japanese divorced Sharon Thomas before Cain was born

Sharon Thomas

Mother
married Christopher Cain c. 1969

Samantha Torres

Companion
Separated in 1999

EDUCATION

Princeton University

Princeton , New Jersey 1988
held NCAA record for the most interceptions in one season; captain of the volleyball team

Milestones

2005

Had a recurring role as Kelly Ripa's love interest on ABC's "Hope & Faith"

2004

Cast as third baseman Conrad Dean in the drama "Clubhouse" (CBS)

2004

Starred as murder defendant Scott Peterson in the USA movie "The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story"

2003

Had a recurring role as Detective Jack Ellis on the Lifetime's series "The Division"

2003

Co-starred in the thriller "Out of Time"

2000

Served as host of "Ripley's Believe It or Not" (TBS)

2000

Co-starred as a gay actor in "The Broken Hearts Club - A Romantic Comedy"; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival

1999

Signed deal with Columbia TriStar TV to write, direct, produce and/or star in made-for-television movies; initial project reportedly "The Burning Man", in which he would play a lawyer

1998

Had featured role in the movie "Dogboys" (aired on The Movie Channel)

1997

Returned to features in "Best Men"; released direct-to-video in 1999

1993

TV series debut as a lead, "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman"

1992

Had a recurring role as Rick, a love interest for Shannen Doherty's Brenda, on "Beverly Hills, 90210"

1990

TV acting debut, "In Vino Veritas", part of the "Christine Cromwell" series in "The ABC Saturday Mystery"

1983

Feature acting debut, "The Stone Boy", directed by his father Christopher Cain

Injured knee during training for the Bills

Made All-American while playing football for Princeton

Will star opposite Denise Richards in Lifetime's original movie "I Do (But I Don't)" (lensed 2004)

Formed Angry Dragon Entertainment

Switched to acting after injury sidelined football career

Signed to the Bufflao Bills after graduation

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