Dean Erickson (born December 5, 1958 in Maine) is the founder and CEO of Bionic Capital LLC, a registered investment advisory firm which specializes in wealth management and philanthropic investment solutions.[clarification needed]
After graduating from Brown University, Dean worked on Wall Street as an options trader and risk arbitrageur. After six years he became an actor, guest starring on Frasier, starring as Gabriel Knight in the award-winning video game The Beast Within, and starring in several lesser Shakespearean productions. Dean later turned his focus to writing. He has published a mystery novel, No One Laughs at a Dead Clown, under the name DC Erickson, and a self-help book, Choose Your Story, Choose Your Life.
Dean appeared in Frasier episodes entitled S01E02 "Space Quest", S01E04 "I hate Frasier Crane", S01E15 "You Can't Tell a Crook By His Cover", and S01E17 "A Midwinter Night's Dream" where he depicts a waiter longing to be a musician.
In 2010, he was elected to the Midcoast Maine Sports Hall of Fame.