Dean is a friend of actor Girard Swan.
Dean has a brother named Roger Cain and a half-sister named Krisinda Cain.
Dean is right-handed.
Dean resides in Los Angeles.
Dean was offered the role of Batman in the 1995 movie, Batman Forever but producers backed out after they felt he was too well known as Superman/Clark Kent from days of portraying Superman in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
Dean appeared as a motorcycle rider in the music video "Carrying Your Love With Me" by George Strait.
Dean has a fear of flying.
Dean is a smoker.
Dean is 6' 0".
Dean's nickname is Soup.
Dean's favorite superhero growing up was Superman because of the "Super Friends" cartoons.
Dean has starred in several movies, including the memorable independent feature, The Broken Hearts Club, in which he played a gay jock.
Dean holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the prestigious Princeton University.
While attending Princeton, Dean dated fellow student Brooke Shields, who was just a year ahead of him in school.
Dean turned down 17 athletic scholarships before settling on Princeton. He captained the Princeton volleyball team, and he played safety on the football team; he also set the NCAA football record for the most interceptions in a single season.
Dean attended Santa Monica High School, in Santa Monica, California.
Dean has a son, Christopher Dean Cain, with his former girlfriend and Playboy model Samantha Torres.
Dean's ethnicity is a quarter each of Japanese, French-Canadian, Irish, and Welsh.
Dean signed a free-agent contract with the Buffalo Bills, but never played for them due to a career-ending knee injury.
Just like Clayton "Bud" Collyer (voice of 1940s Superman in the radio serial), Dean hosted Ripley's Believe It or Not.
Dean once auditioned for the role of Jake Hanson on Melrose Place. The part eventually went to Grant Show.
Dean's mother was an actress named Sharon Thomas, his biological father was a U.S. Army serviceman named Roger Tanaka, and his adoptive father was a director named Christopher Cain.
In May 2005, Dean took part in Ambassador of Hollywood Tour, Camp in Taquddam Iraq.
Dean donated his Celebrity Blackjack winnings to The Malibu Foundation for Youth & Families.
In 1988, Dean founded "Angry Dragon Entertainment," a film production company.
Dean attended Princeton University, and played football there. He is also a member of the Zeta Psi Fraternity of North America.
Dean is a spokesperson for "Bayer's Advantage Pet-Parent Initiative"
Dean has a Chinese character tattoo that spells "Dean Tanaka" on his left ankle. Tanaka was Dean's surname before his mother remarried, and he changed to his step-father's last name, Cain.
Dean dedicated his performance in Best Men to the memory of his uncle, Lt. Col. George Eynon Buzz Thomas, USAF, and to his uncle's family.
Dean: Hollywood's a very weird place. I think there's less of everything except for attitude.