"I grew up the son of a director and grew up on sets myself, so I was the kid getting dragged around from this set to that set and I loved it. There's something about it which is really interesting."Dean George Tanaka (born July 31, 1966), better known as Dean Cain, is an American actor, producer, writer, director and television show host of French Canadian, Irish, Japanese and Welsh descent.He's known for playing the role of Clark Kent / Superman in the TV series Lois & Clark alongside Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane. He was host of Ripley's Believe It or Not! and appeared in the soap opera Hit the Floor. He was also cast in a few other successful Superman-inspired series such as Smallville and Supergirl, most likely as a homage to Lois and Clark.