|Born||in Anaheim, California, USA|
|Birth Name||Beau Paul Smart|
Mini Bio (2)
The years 2014 and 2015 have proven to be banner years for actor Beau "Casper" Smart, completing roles in eight projects portraying distinctive characters ranging from an embattled UFC fighter to an ego maniacal youth soccer coach.
His growing body of acting roles includes four feature films - Perfect Match, Restored Me, Street, and Wild for the Night; the lead role in the FIFA-released short Pepsi's Beats of the Beautiful Game and co-starring/guest roles on USA network's Benched, NBC's Shades of Blue and television's number-one comedy CBS's Big Bang Theory.
Summer 2015, Smart brought his unique sense of style and brand of humor to truTV's Fake Off, serving as one of four judges on the second season of the pop culture reality competition show.
Starting his career as a professional dancer, Smart's explosive, high-energy dance skills quickly translated into requests for stand-out choreography ultimately landing him highly sought after creative director spots for multi-platinum, multiple award-winning artists and corporate brands.
Smart's early credits included roles on the FOX's hit phenomenon Glee, How I Met Your Mother, Def Comedy Jam, Disney's Step Up: 3D, Honey 2 and Dance Flick.
Born and raised in Orange County, CA, Smart played played saxophone - alto, tenor and baritone in High School and at the age of 18 he got his first taste of dance - krumping, an offshoot of the hip-hop scene that features exaggerated, aggressive movements and a freestyle spirit. A year later, Smart won a dance contest held by choreographer Debbie Allen and took home a $1,000 cash prize. He continued to hone his skills and became part of the world-renowned Tommy the Clown crew performing to sold out crowds worldwide.
Smart currently resides in the greater Los Angeles area and in spare time enjoys boxing, Muay Thai, Ju Jitsu, & all forms of outdoor recreational activities including wake-boarding, snowboarding and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cheryl Lynch Torres
Actor, creative director and choreographer Beau "Casper" Smart is a presiding judge on Univision's popular dance competition show "Mira Quien Baila", where his rhythmic expertise is put to good use. The ingenious triple threat has been pouring his heart and soul into the art of dance since a teen growing up in Orange County, California. At the age of 18 is when he got his first of a popular early 2000s Hip Hop dance style called "krumping." His prodigious dance talent also earned him a $1,000 cash prize after winning dance contest held by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Debbie Allen. Eventually, Smart joined the world-renowned Tommy the Clown crew and performed to sold-out crowds worldwide, using this technique. Smart's explosive, high-energy dance skills quickly translated into requests for his stand-out VMA- nominated choreography, rapidly transitioning him into being one of the industry's most highly sought out creative directors. Multi-platinum selling recording artists such as Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez and Nick Jonas are among the many acclaimed musicians who've entrusted Smart with the creative task of conceptualizing and directing memorable award show and tour experiences. As an actor, Smart has portrayed distinctive characters ranging from a quirky music agent in Queen Latifah's feature film, "The Perfect Match" to the role of Billy in ABC's remake of the hit-classic "Dirty Dancing" to an amateur MMA fighter in Netflix's "Street". His first role ever was in the Billie Woodruff- directed film Honey 2 and more recently he starred in the film "Los Leones". He has also taken on roles in the Emmy Award-winning comedy-drama series Shameless, a co-starring role on USA Network's comedic sitcom "Benched", NBC crime show "Shades of Blue" as well as the celebrated CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" and "S.W.A.T.", among many other nationally known television shows. He also previously served as one of three judges on the second season of the pop- culture reality competition show truTV's "Fake Off". Smart's early credits included roles on the FOX's hit phenomenon "Glee", "How I Met Your Mother", "Def Comedy Jam". Never one to limit himself, Smart is presently expanding his career palette to include the development and pitching of three television shows in hopes of national consumption. As an established actor, Smart has also participated in major campaigns and partnerships with brands such as Frito Lays, Sprint Latino, Old Spice, Quest Nutrition and Verizon and is currently being sponsored by Harley Davidson Smart currently resides in the greater Los Angeles area. In his spare time, he enjoys kickboxing/Mixed martial arts all forms of outdoor recreational activities including wakeboarding, snowboarding and is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christina Bachelor