Born and raised in Malibu, Dean Cain is the son of actress Sharon Thomas Cain and his adopted father, Christopher Cain. After graduating from Santa Monica High School, Cain went on to Princeton and majored in history. A natural athlete, Cain set an NCAA record for interceptions in one season, which earned him a spot on the NFL’s Buffalo Bills roster upon graduation.
Released in 2000 and directed by Greg Berlanti, The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is a film about a group of gay friends living in West Hollywood. The film won the Outstanding Film (Limited Release) award at the 2001 GLAAD Media Awards. Shot in Los Angeles, the film features actors Timothy Olyphant, Zach Braff, and more.