An actor best known for playing Superman endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for president on Thursday.

Dean Cain
, who played the iconic superhero on the TV series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman," said Perry has his "full support."

Cain told "Fox & Friends" that he likes Perry's record on job creation in Texas and he believes Perry is the "right guy" to swoop in and save the flailing U.S. economy.

"It's always about jobs," said Cain, who has struggled in his career since the series ended in 1997. "I feel it as much as anybody else."

The endorsement doesn't carry a lot of political weight, but Perry likely won't spurn it. After all, Perry at a campaign stop in New Hampshire earlier this month, the governor told an inquiring 9-year-old that Superman is the superhero he would be if given a choice.

"Superman came to save the United States," Perry explained.

Perry might be a little rusty on his comic book lore, since Superman's platform is actually "Truth, Justice, and the American Way." But Cain didn't hold it against him.

"That's the absolute truth," Cain said. "Done deal."

Meanwhile, Lois Lane's endorsement is still up for grabs.