Columbus Short


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Born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 19, 1982, Columbus Keith Short, Jr., started entertaining at the age of three, by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment. Whether impersonating relatives, dancing or just making people laugh, everyone sensed something special about the boy. Fortunately, his family later relocated to Los Angeles where, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Losers Pooch
(2010)
Whiteout Delfy
(2009)
(2007)
Cadillac Records Little Walter
(2008)

Filmography

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  Sisters (pre-production)
Kevin
 2022 Scott Free (post-production)
Todd
 2022 Wicked City (TV Series)
The Handler
- A Debt Owed (2022) ... The Handler
 2021 True to the Game 3
Quadir
 2021 The Fight That Never Ends (TV Movie)
Norris
 2020 True to the Game 2
Quadir
 2020 For NYC (Short)
 2020/II Influence
Billy King
 2020 Casting The Net (TV Series)
Hector
- A Purse Full of Dollars (2020) ... Hector
 2019 Dear Frank
George
 2019 Atone
White
 2018/I Armed
Turell
 2017 True to the Game
Quadir Richards
 2017 American Violence
Ben Woods
 2016 Definitely Divorcing
Eric
 2015 Lucky Girl
Dillon
 2015 Rocko Presents Food (Short)
Ceegee
 2015/II Mr. Right
Michael
 2015 The Girl Is in Trouble
August
 2015 Fear Files (TV Movie)
City Councilman Harvey Jordan (segment "Fire")
 2014 The End Again (Short)
Joe Maxwell
 2012-2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Harrison Wright
- The Price of Free and Fair Elections (2014) ... Harrison Wright
- Flesh and Blood (2014) ... Harrison Wright
- The Fluffer (2014) ... Harrison Wright
- Mama Said Knock You Out (2014) ... Harrison Wright
- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2014) ... Harrison Wright
 2010 Ne-Yo: One in a Million (Music Video)
Columbus Short
 2010/I The Losers
Pooch
 2010 Death at a Funeral
Jeff
 2010 Gamechangers Ep. 2: Fear the NFL Draft (Video short)
Willis Jackson
 2009 Armored
Ty Hackett
 2009 Whiteout
Delfy
 2008 Cadillac Records
Little Walter
 2008 Quarantine
Danny Wilensky
 2007 This Christmas
Claude Whitfield
 2006-2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Darius Hawthorne
- 4 A.M. Miracle (2007) ... Darius Hawthorne
- The Harriet Dinner: Part II (2007) ... Darius Hawthorne
- The Harriet Dinner: Part I (2007) ... Darius Hawthorne
- Monday (2007) ... Darius Hawthorne
- The Christmas Show (2006) ... Darius Hawthorne
 2007 Stomp the Yard
DJ
 2006 Save the Last Dance 2 (Video)
Miles
 2006 Accepted
Daryl 'Hands' Holloway
 2005-2006 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Trey
- Be Prepared (2006) ... Trey
- Boyz 'N Commotion (2005) ... Trey
 2005 War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds Soldier
 2005 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Thomas McNab
- The Paper War (2005) ... Thomas McNab
 2005 ER (TV Series)
Loose
- Skin (2005) ... Loose
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Pedestrian (voice)
 2004 You Got Served
Dancer
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In his early teens, landed work in such television commercial campaigns as Mountain Dew, Denny's Restaurant, Nike and Pizza Hut

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Spouse:

Aida Abramyan-Short  (1 child) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I just can't relax. That's my problem. Everybody who knows me is like, "Dude, you've got to chill out." I can't not work, given where I want to be. See more »

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Has worked twice with actors Idris Elba , Chris Brown and Ne-Yo. See more »

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