Michael Austin Cera (born June 7, 1988) is a Canadian actor known to fans of Veronica Mars for portraying Dean, the sardonic Hearst College orientation guide in The Rapes of Graff.

He is also well-known for his roles in Arrested Development, Superbad, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and Juno.


  • Cera was originally intended to return as Dean in Season 3. However, due to scheduling conflicts, another actor was hired and the character of Moe Flater was created.[1]


  1. Television Without Pity interview with Rob Thomas
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