Born and raised in South Africa, actor Dean Geyer (Brody Weston) moved to Australia in his teen years. He came in third during the 2006 season of Australian Idol and also appeared on the Australian soap, Neighbors. He later moved to Hollywood, where he has since appeared in the martial arts action movie Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown and the now-cancelled Steven Spielberg sci-fi dinosaur drama Terra Nova, which aired on FOX in 2011. His character, soldier Mark Reynolds, was the love interest of Maddy Shannon, the main character’s daughter. Dean is currently dating actress and model Jillian Murray, one of his co-stars in Never Back Down 2.