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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. Short was born in Kansas City, Missouri to a family he has described as "musical". 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. 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 Series That's So Raven as Trey, a member of the fictional Boy band "Boyz n' Motion". Other TV appearances include ER and Judging Amy. In 2006, he appeared in NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as novice show writer Darius Hawthorne. He was among the presenters at the 2007 NAACP Image Awards.

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Columbus Short -- Alleged Fight Victim Refuses to Press Charges Despite Serious Injuries

Columbus Short
Alleged Fight Victim Refuses to Press Charges Despite Serious Injuries

"Scandal" star Columbus Short's alleged bar fight victim has refused to press charges against the actor -- despite serious injuries to his head and back -- and we're told ... it's all because of… READ MORE >

Columbus Short -- Olivia Pope Can't Help Me ... She's Got Her Own Problems

Columbus Short
Olivia Pope Can't Help She's Got Her Own Problems [VIDEO]

"Scandal" star Columbus Short -- who's facing domestic violence prosecution -- presented a united front Wednesday at The Grove with the woman he's accused of attacking. Short was mum but a little… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
'Scandal' Star Columbus Short -- String of Arrests involving VIOLENCE

'Scandal' Star
String of Arrests Involving VIOLENCE

 "Scandal" star Columbus Short has been arrested MULTIPLE TIMES for VIOLENT behavior ... involving women, kids, basketball opponents and random bar people.1.  Short was arrested for… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
'Scandal' Star Columbus Short -- Arrest Warrant Issued Over Bar Fight

'Scandal' Star Columbus Short
Arrest Warrant Issued

"Scandal" star Columbus Short is now a wanted man -- TMZ has learned a warrant has been issued for his arrest for felony aggravated battery stemming from a bar fight earlier this month. TMZ… READ MORE >

- 21 days ago
'Scandal' Star Columbus Short -- Gladiators Will Sucker Punch You ... Allegedly

'Scandal' Star
Gladiators Will Sucker Punch You ... Allegedly

On "Scandal" Columbus Short tries to clean up messes -- but he's in the middle of a huge one in real life now ... after he allegedly "handled" a trash talker by knocking him the hell out!Oh, and… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
'Scandal' Star Columbus Short -- Bloody Victim [PHOTO] ... 'He Looked Dead'

'Scandal' Star
Bloody Victim [PHOTO] 'He Looked Dead'

"Scandal" star Columbus Short LEVELED his victim during that bloody bar fight -- leaving the man in a heap on the floor -- and then continued to rail on him ... and the pic tells a pretty gruesome… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
'Scandal' Star Columbus Short in Bar Fight -- Cops Investigating

'Scandal' Star Columbus Short
In Bar Fight Cops Investigating

Columbus Short -- who plays gladiator Harrison Wright on "Scandal" -- was involved in a bar fight in which the other guy ended up in the hospital and cops are now conducting a criminal… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Restraining Order - Against 'Stomp the Yard' Star

Restraining Order - Against 'Stomp the Yard' Star

Columbus Short -- one of the stars of "Stomp the Yard" and  "Death at a Funeral" -- has been ordered to stay 100 yards away from a man who claims the actor broke his jaw in a "Pearl Harbor… READ MORE >

- 1464 days ago

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