Columbus Short

United States

Columbus Short Bio

Who is Columbus Short

American television and film actor who is known for his role as Harrison Wright on ABC's Scandal. He can also be seen in the short-lived series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Columbus Keith Short, Jr., started entertaining at the age of three, by putting on shows for his folks' enjoyment.

Interesting Facts

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.

Personal Life

Short was married to Brandi Short, but split from her in 2003. They have one son together. He was married to dancer Tanee McCall in 2005. In September 2013, she filed for divorce, and again filed for divorce in April 2014. They have one daughter, Ayala, together.


Nominated for American Choreography Award in 2004. Winner of 2009 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Cadillac Records.