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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 Divorce -- 'Scandal' Made My Cheapskate Husband Rich

Columbus Short Divorce
'Scandal' Made My Cheapskate Husband Rich

Columbus Short was flush with cash before he got canned from "Scandal" -- banking nearly $65K an episode -- but was a cheapskate when it came to buying jewelry for his wife ... according to… READ MORE >

Columbus Short -- I'm A Fugitive From Justice

Columbus Short
I'm A Fugitive From Justice

Columbus Short seems to be making it clear ... he will NOT come back to the U.S. to fight his multiple criminal cases -- and he is thumbing his nose at the United States justice… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Columbus Short -- Partying in the Caribbean is Criminal!

Columbus Short
Partying in the Caribbean Is Criminal!

This picture may be enough to put Columbus Short behind bars. Short chose the Caribbean over court Wednesday.  He had been ordered to appear before a judge in his domestic violence case… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Columbus Short -- Judge Wants Him Cuffed ... Arrest Warrant Issued

Columbus Short
Judge Wants Him Cuffed Arrest Warrant Issued

Columbus Short may not be wanted anymore on "Scandal" ... but he's still a wanted man -- as in there's now a warrant out for his arrest.Short was ordered to show Wednesday morning in criminal… READ MORE >

- 145 days ago
Columbus Short -- I'm DONE With Binge Drinking

Columbus Short
I'm DONE With Binge Drinking

Columbus Short knows his life won't get better unless he stops getting wasted -- so he's vowing to cut out binge drinking ... but he DENIES he's an alcoholic.Short met Wednesday with Ed Butowsky… READ MORE >

- 163 days ago
Columbus Short -- Bar Room Knockout Was Over $20 Bills to My Wife's Face

Columbus Short
Bar Room KO Was Over $20 Bills to My Wife's Face

Columbus Short is finally revealing exactly what drove him into such a rage that he delivered a knockout blow to a guy's face earlier this year -- and it might change your opinion of the… READ MORE >

- 164 days ago
Columbus Short -- Shows True Stripes During Bar Arrest

Columbus Short
Shows True Stripes During Bar Arrest

Columbus Short was surrounded by stars after he allegedly attacked off-duty cops during a 4th of July bar fight.TMZ broke the story ... Short made it seem he was skipping out on his bar tab at… READ MORE >

- 169 days ago
Columbus Short -- Bar Fight ... Arrested For Being Really Drunk on 4th

Columbus Short
Bar Fight Arrested for Being Wasted

Columbus Short celebrated July 4th by getting in trouble with the law for the 4th time in 4 months.Short was at the Katy Trail Ice House -- a popular bar in Dallas -- for around 4 hours and was… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago
Columbus Short Beating Victim Sues -- I'm Embarassed ... Thanks TMZ

Columbus Short
Beating Victim Sues I'm Embarrassed ... Thanks TMZ

Former "Scandal" star Columbus Short is being sued by a man who claims he was humiliated by getting sucker punched by the actor.Felton Hyche III claims in a new lawsuit ... he was at an engagement… READ MORE >

- 175 days ago
Columbus Short -- NAILED By Wife In Court

Columbus Short
NAILED By Wife in Court

Columbus Short is learning a lot about the legal system these days ... today's lesson -- you don't show up in family court and your wife will take you to the cleaners.The former "Scandal" star was… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago

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