Dean Stefan (born on November 16, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Dean Parker Stefan) is known for his work on Masters of the Universe vs. the Snake Men (2002), The Mask (1995) and Men in Black: The Series (1997). He was married to Sandra Scesny. He died on May 15, 2018 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.  He is responsible for writing three episodes of Barney & Friends, which include "The New Kid", "Grandpa's Visit", and "Venice, Anyone?: Italy".
Stefan passed away on May 15th, 2018 following a heart attack the month before. He is survived by his wife Sandy and daughter Andy.
Other notable works include Divorce Court, Fantastic Max, The Smurfs, Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers, TaleSpin, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Skeleton Warriors, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective animated series, The Mask animated series, Quack Pack, Extreme Ghostbusters, Mummies Alive!, CatDog, Men in Black: The Series, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Rainbow Fish, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot, Jackie Chan Adventures, Dragon Tales, My Friends Tigger & Pooh, Transformers: Animated, Barney & Friends, The Penguins of Madagascar, G. I. Joe: Renegades, Transformers Prime, Johnny Test, The Octonauts, Ben 10: Omniverse, Miles from Tomorrowland, Transformers: Rescue Bots, Skylanders Academy, We're Lalaloopsy, Norm of the North 2, and Glowbies.