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 Sheena__who played on the same teama__were among his schoolmates.
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