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Christopher Cain

Biography

American screenwriter and director who spent some time working on various movies including The Primary in 1987 and Eliminated Fishin’ in 1997. His initial film was 6th and Primary, which he composed, directed, and created. He directed the tv screen movie Tires of Terror in 1990. He wedded Sarah Thomas in 1969 and followed her two sons. In addition they had a little girl together. He’s the stepfather of professional Dean Cain.

Quick Facts


Full Name Christopher Cain
Date Of Birth October 29, 1943
Place Of Birth Sioux Falls, SD
Profession Screenwriter
Education Santa Monica High School
Nationality American
Spouse Sharon Thomas
Children Dean Cain, Krisinda Cain
Nominations Country Music Association Award for Music Video of the Year
Movies Young Guns, The Next Karate Kid, Pure Country, September Dawn, The Principal, A Pure Country Gift, Gone Fishin', The Amazing Panda Adventure, The Stone Boy, That Was Then... This Is Now, Where the River Runs Black, A Father's Choice, Wheels of Terror, Deep in the Heart, Rose Hill, Sixth and Main, Force on Thunder Mountain, Grand Jury, Elmer
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 Chris Cain attended the second annual HatcH audiovisual festival in Bozeman, Montana, in October 2005. HatcH is a film and arts festival, the mission of which is to provide mentorship, education, inspiration, and recognition to the next generation of creative innovators. Chris was there with his stepson Dean Cain, whose new independent movie Lost (2004) was spotlighted at the festival. Chris Cain has attended every HatcH festival to date, and was recently awarded the prestigious first annual HatcH Mentorship Award, presented by Huntley Ritter and Scott Duthie in October 2006.
2 A member of the board of directors of Manex Entertainment.
3 CEO of Moon Crescent Studios
4 Stepfather of Roger Cain and Dean Cain; father of Krisinda Cain.


Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deep in the Heart 2012
Pure Country 2: The Gift 2010
September Dawn 2007
PC and the Web 2001
A Father's Choice 2000 TV Movie
The Magnificent Seven 1998-1999 TV Series 5 episodes
Gone Fishin' 1997
Rose Hill 1997 TV Movie
The Amazing Panda Adventure 1995
The Next Karate Kid 1994
Lakota Moon 1992 TV Movie
Pure Country 1992
Wheels of Terror 1990 TV Movie
Young Guns 1988
The Principal 1987
Where the River Runs Black 1986
That Was Then... This Is Now 1985
The Stone Boy 1984
Charlie and the Talking Buzzard 1979
Sixth and Main 1977
Elmer 1976
Grand Jury 1976

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pure Country 2: The Gift 2010 written by
September Dawn 2007 written by
Charlie and the Talking Buzzard 1979 writer
Sixth and Main 1977
Elmer 1976
Grand Jury 1976

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pure Country 2: The Gift 2010 producer
September Dawn 2007 producer
Young Guns 1988 producer
Sixth and Main 1977 producer
Grand Jury 1976 producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lassie 1973 TV Series Young hunter
Emergency! 1973 TV Series Robert Bently
Room 222 1971 TV Series Charlie Waterman

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pat Morita: Long Story Short Documentary pre-production Himself
CMT Greatest Moments: George Strait 2006 TV Special Himself
The Media Show 1988 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Gold Award WorldFest Houston Theatrical Feature Film - Christian Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010) · Scott Duthie (producer)
· Hunt Lowry (producer)
· Dean Cain (writer)
· Lawrence Mortorff (executive producer)
· Phil Adams (executive producer)
· Ben Horton (executive producer)
· Jim Tierney (executive producer)
· Jeff Schafer (co-producer)
· Michael Minkler (co-producer)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Grand Prix des Amériques Montréal World Film Festival September Dawn (2007)
1988 Critics Award Deauville Film Festival Young Guns (1988)


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#Quote
1 You can have all the rhetoric you want come out of your mouth. But when you make it specific, a name, a beating heart, it becomes something else.


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