Dean Cain: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (I’ve Had Six Different Surgeries!)

Dean Cain
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Hit the Floor star Dean Cain, whose series premieres its third season on January 18, shared 25 interesting facts about himself with Us Weekly.

1. I am adopted.

2. I’ve never met my biological father.

3. I am a quarter Japanese.

4. I’m a middle child.

5. I grew up in Malibu with Sean Penn, Chris Penn, Rob Lowe, Chad Lowe, Emilio Estevez, Charlie Sheen and Holly Robinson Peete, among others.

6. I used to be a decent surfer. (Sean Penn was a great surfer.)

7. I graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in history.

8. I was an All-American football player at Princeton.

9. I still hold two NCAA records: My career interceptions per game average was 0.73, and I had an average of 1.2 interceptions per game in a single season.

10. I love dogs. Cats, not so much.

11. I briefly played professional football for the Buffalo Bills.

12. I’ve had six different surgeries, which explains the “briefly” in my last answer.

13. I cook every day.

14. I’m a writer and have written dozens of scripts. (Three set to go in 2016!)

15. I’m a homebody.

16. I have a 15-year-old son named Christopher, after my adoptive father.

17. My son is my favorite human. I’m 6 feet, and he’s taller than me.

18. I love being a dad.

19. I am fascinated with military history.

20. I’m an avid video game player, especially World of Warcraft and Call of Duty.

21. I love watching football. Any football. Anytime.

22. I cannot stand tailgaters while driving. Seriously, where are you going?

23. I speak decent Spanish.

24. I’m a sucker for a genuine smile — and kindness and happiness.

25. I’m still looking for my future wife.

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