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Columbus Short

Columbus Keith Short, Jr. (born September 19, 1982) is an American choreographer, actor, and singer. He choreographed Britney Spears's Onyx Hotel Tour and worked with Brian Friedman (of So You Think You Can Dance fame). He is best known for his roles in the films Stomp the Yard, Cadillac Records, Armored, and The Losers. He stars as a series regular in the ABC drama Scandal, as Harrison Wright. Short was born in Kansas City, Missouri to a family he has described as "musical". He has two brothers, John Rancipher and Chris Staples. Short relocated to Los Angeles when he was five years old and immediately began working in a youth theater. He attended Marcos De Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona, as well as El Segundo High School and the Orange County High School of the Arts, before leaving to join the Broadway tour of Stomp. He has two children, and recently had his first with wife Tanee McCall-Short. Short's acting debut came as a dancer in You Got Served and he later appeared in Accepted, starring Justin Long. He then took lead roles in the direct-to-DVD movie Save the Last Dance 2 alongside Izabella Miko and Stomp the Yard. He has also appeared twice in the Disney Channel Original

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Columbus Short -- Wife Charged With Beating Actor's Female Friend

Columbus Short
Wife Charged With Beating Actor's Female Friend

Columbus Short's soon-to-be ex-wife has been criminally charged with beating up a woman whom she thought was having an affair with the former "Scandal" star.It sounds like one of the worst… READ MORE >

Spielberg, Downey, Clooney ... Celebrities Owed a Fortune in Unclaimed Property

Spielberg, Downey, Clooney
Celebs Owed a Fortune In Unclaimed Property

Some very big stars are going about their business blindly ... not having a clue they are owed hundreds and even thousands of dollars.We've gone through hundreds of names from the California State… READ MORE >

- 54 days ago
Columbus Short's New Girlfriend -- He Doesn't Scare Me ... I Am His Queen!

Columbus Short's New GF
He Doesn't Scare Me ... I Am His Queen!

Columbus Short has a new lady in his life who says she doesn't give a damn about his violent past -- and she's not scared because with her ... he's totally submissive.Columbus's new… READ MORE >

- 65 days ago
Columbus Short -- Landlord Gets Court Order ... You Don't Live Here No More

Columbus Short
Landlord Gets Court Order You Don't Live Here No More

Ex "Scandal" star Columbus Short is a real loser -- lost his job, lost his wife ... and now he's lost his home too.Short had been renting a place outside L.A. ... in the Valley ... for… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
Columbus Short -- Throwing 'Scandal' Premiere Party -- Come Watch Me Die

Columbus Short
Throwing 'Scandal' Premiere Party Come Watch Me Die

Columbus Short's got balls -- gotta give him that -- after being publicly AXED from "Scandal" because of his legal troubles -- he's throwing a big party Thursday night to celebrate the show's… READ MORE >

- 87 days ago
Columbus Short -- Sorry Judge, But Skipping Court for Barbados Was the Best!!

Columbus Short
Sorry Judge, But Skipping Court for Barbados Was The Best!!

In the mind of Columbus Short, blowing off a court date in his domestic violence case for a trip to Barbados is "the best thing" he's ever done -- though his bar might be set pretty low.  As… READ MORE >

- 94 days ago
'Scandal' Star -- Columbus Short is a Great Guy

'Scandal' Star
Columbus Short is a Great Guy

Columbus Short is the "best man" ... so says his former co-star, Jeff Perry, who plays Cyrus Beene.It's interesting ... check out how solidly Perry supports Short. It's unclear if he… READ MORE >

- 118 days ago
Columbus Short ARRESTED

Columbus Short
ARRESTED

Columbus Short just got a new set of cuffs .... he was arrested and taken into custody in a Van Nuys courtroom.Short has been a wanted man since last month when he failed to appear in his criminal… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Columbus Short -- Pisses Off Judge ... Arrest Imminent

Columbus Short
Pisses Off Judge Arrest Imminent

Columbus Short -- like the Caribbean island where he's hiding -- is a little beach ... so says the judge in his domestic violence case who just annihilated him in court.Columbus was a no… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Columbus Short -- CONFESSES To Brutality in L.A. Bar

Columbus Short
CONFESSES To Brutality in L.A. Bar

Fugitive from justice Columbus Short lied when he claimed the guy he knocked out in an L.A. bar had it coming because he slapped his wife ... fact is, Columbus confessed to the guy IN… READ MORE >

- 132 days ago

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