DAVID HASSELHOFF BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
David Hasselhoff was born on July 17th, 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland with the birth name David Michael Hasselhoff, to parents, Dolores and Joe Hasselhoff. He had four sisters and moved frequently with his family. As a young boy he was already enrolled in acting, singing and dancing lessons. After graduating from Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois he enrolled at Bates College and then Oakland University, then transferred to the California Institute of Arts and earned a degree in theater.
When he decided to pursue a career in acting, he originally had goals of working as a stage actor performing in musicals, but when he was cast on the television soap opera, "The Young and the Restless" (1973), his goals began to change to pursuing a career in television.
Along with pursuing a career as a television actor he also had musical talent and therefore, he was given the chance to appear on a children's program called, "Kids Incorporated". He also had two number one hits on the German pop charts, "Looking for Freedom" and "Crazy for You".
Hasselhoff continued to appear on a number of television shows such as, "Different Strokes" (1984) and then his next big role came with the series, "Knight Rider" (1982-1985) playing character Michael Knight and earning a People's Choice Award followed by another starring role on the television series, "Baywatch" (1989). At first this show was not so successful and was cancelled, however Hasselhoff believed in it's potential and funded it to start up again. The 2nd time around, the show was a huge success and ran for ten seasons.
When the show came to an end it was actually called, "Baywatch Hawaii" and Hasselhoff was the producer of the series. Following the end of the series, he appeared on Broadway in his debut of, "Jekyll & Hyde" (2000).
Along with his music career, television roles and stage work, he has also appeared in a number of films such as, "Dodgeball: A Truly Underdog Story", "Eurotrip", "Click", "Wildboyz" and "Kickin It Old School".
In 2008, the movie, "Knight Rider 2008" was remade as a television movie and he reprised his character Michael Knight. Hasselhoff also returned in 2010 to soap opera, "The Young and the Restless", reprising his role as Dr. William 'Snapper' Foster Jr. He also briefly had a reality show called, "The Hasselhoffs", however only two episodes aired before it was cancelled.
With his highly successful career, Hasselhoff makes times to be involved in a number of charities such as, "Race For Life" which works with terminally ill and handicapped children in America. He has also been honored in Hollywood with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He has been married twice, his first wife was Catherine Hickland whom he wed in 1984 and remained together until 1989. He then married for a second time to Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff and they had two daughters together, Taylor Ann and Hayley Amber together before divorcing in 2006.
Recently, he also has involved himself with a number of television reality shows such as, "Dancing With the Stars" (2010), "America's Got Talent" (2006-1009) and "Britain's Got Talent" (2011). He also returned to theater in a production of, "Peter Pan" (2010).
2011 Fuga de cerebros 2
2011 Rally On
2011 Sons of Anarchy
2011 SpongeBob SquarePants
2011 To Live and Dine in L.A.
1975-2010 The Young and the Restless
2010 Dancing Ninja
2009 Robot Chicken
2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3
2008 Anaconda III
2008 Knight Rider
2007 Kickin It Old Skool
2005 Fugitives Run
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
2003 Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding
2003 Still Standing
2002 Just Shoot Me!
2001 Shaka Zulu: The Citadel
2001 Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical
2000 One True Love
1999 3rd Rock from the Sun
1998 Nick Fury: Agent of Shield
1998 Baywatch: White Thunder at Glacier Bay
1995-1997 Baywatch Nights
1995 Baywatch: Forbidden Paradise
1992 Ring of the Musketeers
1992 The Bulkin Trail
1991 Knight Rider 2000
1990 The Final Alliance
1989 W.B., Blue and the Bean
1989 Fire and Rain
1988 Lovable Zanies II
1988 Perry Mason: The Case of the Lady in the Lake
1988 Starke Zeiten
1987 Shaka Zulu
1982-1986 Knight Rider
1985 Bridge Across Time
1984 The Cartier Affair
1980-1981 The Love Boat
1979 Pleasure Cove
1976 Revenge of the Cheerleaders
1975 Police Story
1973 The Dean Martin Comedy Hour