Dean Cain is an American actor best known for his role as comic book legend Superman in the television series Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, from 1993-1997.
He is also known for hosting the reality show Ripley's Believe It or Not!, from 2000-2003.
Cain grew up in Malibu, USA, and made his feature film debut in 1984 in the critically-acclaimed film The Stone Boy, which starred Robert Duvall and Glenn Close.
He would later attend Santa Monica High School where he focused on a football career rather than acting. He went on to Princeton University and signed with the Buffalo Bills, but a knee injury quickly ended his professional career before it began.
He turned back to acting and starred in, among others, the cop comedy Best Men with Drew Barrymore and Luke Wilson. Cain also spent a season playing Rick on the popular series Beverly Hills, 90210.
Cain resides in Los Angeles with his son.