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How Fatherhood Strengthened Dean Cain’s Faith

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How Fatherhood Strengthened Dean Cain’s Faith

By Movieguide® Contributor

Dean Cain recently revealed how fatherhood has impacted his faith and life, including the roles he chooses. 

Cain shared that he likes “to do a whole bunch of different things” when it comes to choosing projects. The actor has starred in LOIS & CLARK, HIT THE FLOOR, GOD’S NOT DEAD and FAITH UNDER FIRE

“I’m a single father. My son is 22 years old,” Cain explained. “I started making kids’ movies when he was a little kid.”

He continued, “Not all the films I make are faith-based and they’re not all inspirational, but a large majority are because I want my son to be able to see those films. I want him to learn from them. I want him to watch the way I’m living my life and the choices that I’m making and say, ‘I see why he’s doing that. I see why he wants to help out.’”

Cain also talked about how becoming a father changed his faith.

“My faith really got stronger, much stronger, and I really had to face it and discuss it once I became a father,” he explained. “That changed everything. Suddenly someone’s more important on this earth than me.” 

Cain continued, “And then I have to explain to him the world and the rules of the world, and why we’re here. You get into those questions that, as a single person running around, you can always just sort of, you know, sweep that under the table, but this forced it.”

Movieguide® previously reported on Cain’s commitment to family:

Since Dean Cain’s role as the iconic comic book character Superman in the ’90s TV show LOIS & CLARK, the actor has become a hallmark of conservative values in Hollywood. The actor, director and writer’s heart for moral and faith-based movies like GOD’S NOT DEAD and FAITH UNDER FIRE is a breath of fresh air for many moviegoers…

Despite Cain’s success in Hollywood, family is his priority.

“It’s just a balance between work and travel. And I have to balance it all times. [Son Christopher] comes with me on some of the shoots. 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,” Cain said.

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Our small team works tirelessly to provide resources to protect families from harmful media, reviewing 415 movies/shows and writing 3,626 uplifting articles this year. We believe that the gospel can transform entertainment. That’s why we emphasize positive and faith-filled articles and entertainment news, and release hundreds of Christian movie reviews to the public, for free. No paywalls, just trusted, biblically sound content to bless you and your family. Online, Movieguide is the closest thing to a biblical entertainment expert at your fingertips. As a reader-funded operation, we welcome any and all contributions – so if you can, please give something. It won’t take more than 52 seconds (we timed it for you). Thank you.

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