Best known for his series regular roles on the Ryan Murphy musical comedy GLEE and Steven Spielberg produced drama TERRA NOVA for Fox, Dean’s additional TV credits include recurs opposite Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta on the NBC drama SHADES OF BLUE, as well as the Jason Reitman comedy CASUAL for Hulu. His notable feature credits include leads  in the sequel NEVER BACK DOWN 2 for Sony Screen Gems and the indie REHEARSAL opposite Bruce Greenwood, which he also co-produced and premiered at the Whistler Film Festival. More recently Dean stars in A RING FOR CHRISTMAS with Lorraine Bracco, ONCE UPON A DATE for PixL, DARK INTENTIONS for Lifetime and LANDMINE GOES CLICK for Gravitas Ventures. Dean came to fame as the 3rd runner up on AUSTRALIAN IDOL, which landed him a record deal at Sony/BMG and then 244 episodes of the hit Australian series NEIGHBOURS as the aspiring musician ‘Ty Harper’. An accomplished singer, songwriter and guitar player, Dean is also a 4th degree black-belt and native of Johannesburg, South Africa.



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