Connor Dean was born in Melbourne, Florida. When his older brother Alex J. Dean wanted to become an actor, Connor was forced to tag along. Before too long, he decided to give acting a try. Connor started in the small market of Portland, Oregon as a print model for Fred Meyer. When his family relocated to Los Angeles, he started doing short films, but soon was doing commercials, television, and feature films. His most notable role is "Butch the Bully" in the Cool Cat movies which star Erik Estrada, Vivica A. Fox, and Eric Roberts. The character of "Butch the Bully" has been a fan favorite spawning fandom pages, memes, and a host of social media fan accounts. Connor is also an Ambassador for the non profit organization A Magic Penny. When Connor is not working on set or volunteering with his organization, he can be found on the tennis court. He is a competitive USTA tennis player and plays in Open Tournaments all over Southern California. Connor is a gifted musician as well, playing both the piano and the acoustic guitar.