Dean Cain

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Dean Cain

Cain in Iraq, May 13, 2005
Born Dean George Tanaka
July 31, 1966 (1966-07-31) (age 48)
Mount Clemens, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Actor, presenter, producer, writer, voice actor, director
Years active 1976–present

Dean Cain (born Dean George Tanaka; July 31, 1966) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Clark Kent/Superman in the popular American television series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.

Personal life[change | change source]

Dean has a son named Christopher Dean Cain (b. June 11, 2000). The mother is former girlfriend and Playboy Playmate Samantha Torres.[1] His son is named after Cain's father, movie director Christopher Cain. He was previously engaged to country singer Mindy McCready in the late 1990s.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Elmer Dean Russell
1979 Charlie and the Talking Buzzard Joe
1984 The Stone Boy Eugene Hillerman
1989 Christine Cromwell: Things That Go Bump in the Night TV
1990 Write to Kill Parking Valet
Going Under Guy in Bar
1992 Grapevine Brian TV
Miracle Beach Volleyball Player #1
Beverly Hills, 90210 Rick TV
1993 Touchdown: Football Goes to the Movies Himself - Host
1993–1997 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Clark Kent/Superman TV Series
1995 Off Camera with Dean Cain Himself - Host TV Series / Host / Also Produced and Directed
1996 Cutty Whitman Clark Kent TV / Uncredited
1997 Rag and Bone Tony Moran TV / Also produced
Eating Las Vegas Frank
Best Men Sergeant Buzz Thomas
1998 Dogboys Julian Taylor TV
Futuresport Tremaine 'Tre' Ramzey TV
1999–2003 Ripley's Believe It or Not! Himself - Host TV Series / Host / Also produced
2000 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy Cole
No Alibi Bob Valenz
Flight of Fancy Clay Bennett
Militia Ethan Carter
For the Cause (a.k.a. Final Encounter) Gen. Murran
The Runaway Sheriff Frank Richards TV
2001 Just Shoot Me! Chris Williams TV
Phase IV Simon Tate
Firetrap Jack/Max Hooper Also produced
Rat Race Shawn Kent
A Christmas Adventure From a Book Called Wisely's Tales Donner Voice
2002 Grandia Xtreme Evann Video game; Voice
Gentle Ben Jack Wedloe TV
New Alcatraz (Boa) Dr. Robert Trenton
Dark Descent Will Murdack
The Glow Matt Lawrence TV
Christmas Rush Lt. Cornelius Morgan TV
Frasier Rick TV
2003 Dragon Fighter Capt. David Carver Also produced
Gentle Ben 2: Danger on the Mountain Jack Wedloe TV
Out of Time Chris Harrison
2003–2004 The Division Insp. Jack Ellis TV series
2004 Grandpa's Place Special Appearance Short
Post Impact Sargent/Captain Tom Parker
I Do (But I Don't) Nick Corina TV
Clubhouse Conrad Dean TV Series
Lost Jeremy Stanton
The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story Scott Peterson TV
2005 Truth Peter
Bailey's Billion$ Theodore Maxwell
Mayday Cmdr. James Slan TV
Wrinkles
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Mike Jergens TV
Las Vegas Casey Manning TV
2006 10.5: Apocalypse Brad TV
Max Havoc: Ring of Fire Roger Tarso
Dead And Deader Lt. Bobby Quinn TV
September Dawn Joseph Smith
A Christmas Wedding Tucker TV
2007 Urban Decay Stan
Hidden Camera Dan Kovacs TV
Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness Bruce Murakami TV
Final Approach Jack Bender TV
Smallville Dr. Curtis Knox TV
CSI: Miami Roger Partney TV
2008 Making Mr. Right Eddie TV
Ace of Hearts Daniel Harding
$5 a Day Rick Carlson
2009 Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure Michael Brooks
The Gambler, the Girl and the Gunslinger Shea McCall TV
Maneater Harry
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Ted Stein TV
The Three Gifts Jack Green TV (Hallmark)
2010 The Way Home Randy Simpkins
Frost Giant JC TV
Circle of Pain Wyatt
Abandoned Kevin Peterson
Hole in One Repo Man
Kill Katie Malone Robert
Pure Country 2: The Gift Director
A Nanny for Christmas Danny Donner
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation Ted Stein TV Sequel
Subject: I Love You James Trapp
Bed & Breakfast Jake
2011 5 Days of War Chris Bailot
A Mile in His Shoes Arthur 'Murph' Murphy
At the Top of the Pyramid Jefferson Parker
Home Run Showdown Rico Deluca
Dirty Little Trick Michael
The Fallen Cole
Latin Quarter Appolinaire
Vacation Bryce
The Sandy Creek Girls Jared
The Dog Who Saved Halloween Ted Stein TV Sequel
Burn Notice Ryan Pewterbaugh
2012 Criminal Minds Curtis Banks
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 Himself

References[change | change source]

  1. Michelle Tauber. Cain, Able People Magazine, 2003.

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