Dean Cain was born in Mount Clemens. His parents where actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka.Later his mother married Christopher Cain, when Cain was three years old. He was brought up under the guidance and control of Christopher Cain. During his young age his career favoured towards playing professional football rather than acting. At Princeton he completed his major in history and submitted his thesis and become a degree holder. Dean became famous after his role as Superman in the TV series. Although he has acted in several TV, series he has became famous after his series The Adventure of Superman.
Cain in his personal life is engaged to singer Mindy McCready. They had a son, he named his son on remembrance of his stepfather Christopher Cain.
Cain started his first film Elmer in the year 1976.After that he had acted in several films. In 2001, he started his new role as a producer for the film named Firetrap. In the same year, he did his voice role. In the year 2003, he released his first short film named Grandpa's Place in the memory of his stepfather. In the year 2010, he joined his hands with his father as a co-writer for the film named Pure Country 2:
The Gift. In the year 2015 he directed a video named The Dog, Who Saved Summer. Till 2015, he had nearly produced 70 films. Apart from producing and acting in films, he had acted in several TV series, miniseries and movies. Apart from this he had also acted in video game named Grandia Xtreme in the year 2002.