Actor/Writer/Director raised on a ranch in Fort Bend County, Texas. Graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's degree in History, English and Agriculture. Professional rodeo cowboy for several years, rancher, historian, educator. Worked in films for many years as actor, writer, director, locations, transportation, stunts, casting, etc. Acting & production reel on youtube at Dean Reading Demo Reel and Sam Bass Shootout/Series Excerpts with Dean Reading. Now living on a ranch near Lockhart, Texas.