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.
Matthew Broderick was born in 1962 in New York City. Seemingly destined for a career in acting, Broderick’s parents were a playwright and an actor. At the age of 17, Broderick’s football dreams came to a tragic end when he suffered a devastating knee injury. In retrospect, the stars may have aligned, as Broderick used the accident as an opportunity to pursue acting at New York’s prestigious Walden School.