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Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored professional football over acting. While at Princeton, ... See full bio »

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Clark Kent / Superman / Superman Clone
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Out of Time
Out of Time Chris Harrison
God's Not Dead
God's Not Dead Marc Shelley


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 2017 Baby Bulldog (post-production)
Judge Kelly
 2017 The Incantation (completed)
Abel Baddon
 2017 Illicit
 2017 Deadly Sanctuary
Roy Hollingsworth
 2016 The Black Hole
Mark Willis
 2016 Horse Camp
 2015 A Dog for Christmas
 2015 Vendetta
Mason Danvers
 2015 The Dog Who Saved Summer
Ted Stein
 2015 A Horse for Summer
Kent Walsh
 2014 Merry Ex-Mas
Jessie Rogers
 2014 A Belle for Christmas
Glenn Barrows
 2014 The Three Dogateers
 2014 Small Town Santa
Sheriff Rick Langston
 2014 Home Run Showdown
 2014 The Appearing
Dr. Shaw
 2014 At the Top of the Pyramid
Jefferson Parker
 2013 Defending Santa
Sheriff Scott Hanson
 2013 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
The Mikado (English version, voice)
 2013/I Man Camp
 2012 Meant to Be
Mike Dickson
 2012 The Jonas Project
 2011 Dirty Little Trick
 2011 Subject: I Love You
James Trapp
 2011 5 Days of War
Chris Bailot
 2010 A Nanny for Christmas
Danny Donner
 2010 Pure Country 2: The Gift
Music Video Director
 2010 Kill Katie Malone
 2009 Maneater
Harry Bailey
 2009 Hole in One
Repo Man
 2008/I Ace of Hearts
Dan Harding
 2007 Urban Decay
 2006 Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
Roger Tarso
 2004/I Lost
Jeremy Stanton
 2004 Post Impact
Capt. Tom Parker
 2004 Grandpa's Place
Special Appearance (Short)
 2002 Descent Into Darkness
Will Murdock
 2002 Phase IV
Simon Tate
 2001 New Alcatraz
Dr. Robert Trenton
 2001 Firetrap
Jack / Max Hooper
 2000 For the Cause
Gen. Murran
 2000 Militia
Ethan Carter
 2000 Flight of Fancy
Clay Bennett
 2000 No Alibi
Bob Valenz
 1997 Best Men
 1992 Miracle Beach
Volleyball Player #1
 1990 Going Under
Guy in Bar
 1976 Elmer
Dean Russell
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I don't really go down one path. I wouldn't call myself a Buddhist, or a Catholic or a Christian or a Muslim, or Jewish. I couldn't put myself into any organized faith. See more »


Father, with Samantha Torres, of son, Christopher Dean Cain, who was born on June 11, 2000 at 1:30pm. He weighed 7lbs. 15oz. Son was named after his grandfather, Christopher Cain. See more »

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