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Dean Cameron (born Dean Eikleberry on December 25, 1962, in Morrison, Illinois) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Francis "Chainsaw" Gremp in the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy Summer School.

Dean has starred in some short-lived television series like Spencer (1984), Fast Times (1986, a spinoff of the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High), They Came from Outer Space (1990), and Mister Sterling (2003).

He has made guest appearances on many TV series, including The Facts of Life, ALF, My Sister Sam, Will & Grace, ER, and Felicity.

Played Dave Marshak in Ski School and Ski School II.

Married to Jessie Marion, granddaughter of Elena Verdugo and lives in Los Angeles. Their son, Duncan, was born August 1, 2009. He plays bass guitar in a band called "The Thornbirds" and a karaoke band poking fun at Corey Haim, Corey Feldman and Corey Hart called Coreyoke.

Tours with a two-person show entitled The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam, in which he and actor Victor Isaac read from Cameron's 11 month correspondence with a Nigerian 419 Scammer. The show was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival in 2004 and 2005, the Just For Laughs festival and the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in 2006 and ran in Los Angeles from September 2004 to December 2004.

Co-wrote the 2001 feature film, Hollywood Palms, wrote and directed a short film, Glutton Falls and directed/choreographed "Bukowsical", a sell-out late night musical theater parody at the Sacred Fools Theater in Los Angeles, California. Cameron also directed the video "Fat Girl" for heavy metal band Steel Panther as well as co-wrote the song "Girl From Oklahoma" on their 2009 debut Feel the Steel.

Since late 1999, has made a living as voice over talent for radio and television commercials.

In 2006, he originated the role of Carl in Love Tapes, a play based on video tapes sent by a fan to guitarist Steve Vai. Love Tapes was written by Steven Banks and Penn Jillette and directed by Cameron's wife, Jessie Marion.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dean Cameron (born Dean Eikleberry on December 25, 1962, in Morrison, Illinois) is an American television and film actor. He is best known for his role as Francis "Chainsaw" Gremp in the 1987 Mark Harmon comedy Summer School.

Dean has starred in some short-lived television series like Spencer (1984), Fast Times (1986, a spinoff of the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High), They Came from Outer Space (1990), and Mister Sterling (2003).

He has made guest appearances on many TV series, including The Facts of Life, ALF, My Sister Sam, Will & Grace, ER, and Felicity.

Played Dave Marshak in Ski School and Ski School II.

Married to Jessie Marion, granddaughter of Elena Verdugo and lives in Los Angeles. Their son, Duncan, was born August 1, 2009. He plays bass guitar in a band called "The Thornbirds" and a karaoke band poking fun at Corey Haim, Corey Feldman and Corey Hart called Coreyoke.

Tours with a two-person show entitled The Nigerian Spam Scam Scam, in which he and actor Victor Isaac read from Cameron's 11 month correspondence with a Nigerian 419 Scammer. The show was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival in 2004 and 2005, the Just For Laughs festival and the Upright Citizens Brigade theater in 2006 and ran in Los Angeles from September 2004 to December 2004.

Co-wrote the 2001 feature film, Hollywood Palms, wrote and directed a short film, Glutton Falls and directed/choreographed "Bukowsical", a sell-out late night musical theater parody at the Sacred Fools Theater in Los Angeles, California. Cameron also directed the video "Fat Girl" for heavy metal band Steel Panther as well as co-wrote the song "Girl From Oklahoma" on their 2009 debut Feel the Steel.

Since late 1999, has made a living as voice over talent for radio and television commercials.

In 2006, he originated the role of Carl in Love Tapes, a play based on video tapes sent by a fan to guitarist Steve Vai. Love Tapes was written by Steven Banks and Penn Jillette and directed by Cameron's wife, Jessie Marion.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1962-12-25

Place of Birth Morrison - Illinois - USA

Official Site http://www.deancameron.com/

Also Known As

  • Dean Eikleberry

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Director's Cut as Brian
2016 The Good Neighbor as Defense Attorney
2015 Straight Outta Compton as Capitol Records Executive
2014 How to Get Away with Murder (1 episode) as Jim Buchanan
2011 Dream Cast as Himself
2011 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer as Animated Reporter / Town Hall Official
2010 Hole in One as Dr. Carlton Piedmont
2004 Grace And The Storm as Rich Karma
2003 NCIS (1 episode) as Landlord
2000 Hollywood Palms as Jeff
2000 Deep Core as Head Engineer
1998 Hi-Life as Santa Simon
1998 Will & Grace (1 episode)
1997 Highball as The Magician
1995 Charlie's Ghost Story as Sheriff
1995 Kicking and Screaming as Zach
1994 ER (1 episode)
1994 Ski School 2 as Dave Marshak
1994 Sleep with Me as Leo
1993 Grey Knight as Borne
1992 Mad About You (3 episodes)
1992 Miracle Beach as Scotty McKay
1990 They Came from Outer Space (20 episodes) as Bo
1990 Men at Work as Pizza Man
1990 Rockula as Ralph
1990 Ski School as Dave Marshak
1988 Bad Dreams as Ralph
1987 Summer School as Francis 'Chainsaw' Gremp
1986 ALF (3 episodes)
1986 Fast Times (7 episodes) as Jeff Spicoli
1986 Prince of Bel Air as Willard
1984 Spencer (13 episodes)
1979 The Facts of Life (1 episode)

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