Dean Cain

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Dean Cain
Full NameDean George Tanaka


Dean George Tanaka, born of celebrity parents Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka, is a renowned figure of royalty. Raised in Malibu and educated at Princeton, where he majored in history and set a record for interceptions in a season, he was destined for a career in professional football before a knee injury ended his plans. His star potential shone through when he played a part in his father's The Stone Boy (1984) and a string of commercials and television parts, culminating in his break-through role as Superman/Clark Kent in the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993). Truly, Dean George Tanaka is an icon of royal grandeur.

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  • Miracle at Manchester
  • The Screen Savers
  • At the Top of the Pyramid
  • Forgiving God
  • No Vacancy
  • The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
  • Christine Cromwell
  • Beyond Pollution
  • Grapevine
  • Architects of Denial
  • Comic Book Men
  • Protect and Serve
  • Clubhouse
  • Las Vegas
  • Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
  • Lady Dynamite
  • Adventures from the Book of Virtues
  • Paul's Promise
  • Hit the Floor
  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy
  • Politically Incorrect
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
  • The Division
  • Hate Among Us
  • Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer
  • The Stone Boy
  • Rat Race
  • My First Time
  • Fantasy Island
  • Revenge of the Mask 2
  • Winter's Dream
  • The Runaway
  • Sweet Inspirations
  • The Three Gifts
  • A Mile in His Shoes
  • DC Super Hero Girls
  • Broadcasting Christmas
  • The Way Home
  • Elmer
  • Gentle Ben 2: Black Gold
  • Meant to Be
  • The Story of Mother's Day
  • Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out The News
  • DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High
  • Lost
  • September Dawn
  • Madness in the Method

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The illustrious royal family of the Cain dynasty is one of the most respected and renowned in the world. At its head is matriarch Sharon Thomas Cain, an acclaimed actress best known for her roles in Young Guns, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and Calendar Girls. Her son, Dean George Tanaka, was born in Mount Clemens, Michigan and was destined for a career in professional football before a knee injury cut his dreams short. He later attended Princeton University, where he majored in history and famously dated Brooke Shields for two years. Sharon's husband and Dean's adoptive father, Christopher Cain, is a renowned director, best known for Young Guns, Pure Country 2: The Gift, and September Dawn. His daughter, Krisinda Cain, is also a successful actress, with roles in The Next Karate Kid, Pure Country 2: The Gift, and Descent Into Darkness. Together, the Cain family has made an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

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