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Dean Cain

Dean George Cain (born Dean George Tanaka; July 31, 1966) 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. 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. The couple later had a daughter, Dean's half sister, actress Krisinda Cain. Both attended Santa Monica High School, where he excelled in sports. 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. At Princeton he was also a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity and the Cap & Gown eating club. He dated actress Brooke Shields while at Princeton. 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

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Dean Cain -- I'm Rooting for Ray Rice ... He's Not a Terrible Person

Dean Cain
I'm Rooting for Ray Rice He's Not a Terrible Person

Dean Cain tells TMZ Sports he "hopes" Ray Rice gets another shot in the NFL -- 'cause even though he messed up, Cain says Rice has done some AMAZING things for people behind the scenes. The former… READ MORE >

Dean Cain to Matt Leinart -- SORRY I OFFENDED YOU ... Just Hoped You'd Have a Better NFL Career

Dean Cain to Matt Leinart:
SORRY I OFFENDED YOU Just Hoped You'd Have a Better NFL Career

Dean Cain says he feels bad Matt Leinart got so upset with him last week -- saying the only reason he was critical of the former NFL star is because he expected him to have a better career. READ MORE >

- 53 days ago
Matt Leinart -- FIRES BACK AT DEAN CAIN ... 'Stick to Being D List'

Matt Leinart
FIRES BACK AT DEAN CAIN 'Stick to Being D List'

Matt Leinart isn't taking too kindly to being dissed by Dean Cain -- and now the former NFL quarterback is firing back at the "Superman" actor ... telling the guy to "stick to being D list." READ MORE >

- 62 days ago
Dean Cain -- Warning to Johnny Manziel ... Don't Be Like Matt Leinart!!!

Dean Cain
Warning to Manziel Don't Be Like Matt Leinart!

Johnny Manziel is flashing shades of Matt Leinart -- and it's NOT a good thing -- so says Dean Cain -- who warns the QB that "going Hollywood" can backfire in a big way.  Cain -- who made it… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago
Tracy McGrady -- Your MLB Chances Are WEAK ... Says Dean Cain

Tracy McGrady
Your MLB Chances Are WEAK ... Says Dean Cain

Tracy McGrady has a snowball's chance in hell when it comes to making an MLB roster ... so says Superman himself, Dean Cain. The former "Lois & Clark" star -- who played a little pro football… READ MORE >

- 230 days ago
Dean Cain -- I Was RACIALLY HAZED in NFL Locker Room

Dean Cain
I Was RACIALLY HAZED in NFL Locker Room

Even Superman wasn't immune to NFL hazing during his days as a pro -- 'cause Dean Cain tells TMZ, things got straight up racial when he was in the league. Dean -- who famously played Clark Kent… READ MORE >

- 321 days ago
Dean Cain -- Good Genes or Good Docs?

Dean Cain
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Dean Cain is a Superman.Here's the 26-year-old "Lois and Clark" actor back in 1993 (left) -- and twenty years later, the 46-year-old "Ripley's Believe It or Not" host at the Philly Comic-con last… READ MORE >

- 464 days ago
Dean Cain -- Superman's Birthday Present ... From the Tax Man

Dean Cain
Superman B-Day Villain: The Tax Man

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to spoil Superman's birthday with a single tax bill ...Dean Cain, who played the Man of Steel in the '90s TV show "Lois &… READ MORE >

- 523 days ago
Dean Cain -- A Hug From LeBron James Is Worth More than $75k

Dean Cain
A Hug From LeBron James Is Worth More than $75k

How much would you pay for a hug from NBA powerhouse LeBron James? Well fellow man of steel Dean Cain says it's worth MORE than $75,000!!!!Dean was leaving a workout in L.A. Sunday when our… READ MORE >

- 603 days ago
Ludacris -- $100,000 for Millionaire's Xmas Party

Ludacris
$100,000 for Millionaire's Xmas Party

Ludacris just pulled in ridiculous bank to perform at an exclusive Xmas party for some millionaire -- in fact, TMZ has learned, the contract was worth nearly $100K ... and he wasn't even the only… READ MORE >

- 1372 days ago

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