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Biography #2 (for Accepted)As an actor, choreographer and dancer, Columbus Short is quickly making a name for himself. Short's previous film credits include roles in War of the Worlds and You Got Served. His television credits include roles on ER, Judging Amy and That's So Raven.
Born in Kansas City, Short relocated to Los Angeles when he was five years old and immediately began working in youth theater, including a production of The Wizard of Oz. He attended the Orange County High School of the Arts before leaving to join the Broadway tour of Stomp. Upon completing his stint on the tour, Short returned to Los Angeles and began working as a choreographer and tour director-before returning to acting-for pop superstars such as Britney Spears, Ashanti and Brandy.
Short will next star in Save the Last Dance 2, for Paramount Pictures and MTV Films, in which he plays the male lead opposite Izabella Miko. He is currently in production as the lead of the Sony Screen Gems production Steppin', for director Sylvain White. He will star in this film, co-starring Ne-Yo, Brian J. White and Meagan Good, as a young man who, after the death of his brother, is sent to live in Atlanta, where he is introduced to college and fraternity life.