Three years after making his big screen debut in “You Got Served,” Short starred alongside Chris Brown for 2007’s “Stomp the Yard.” The film would put the dancer-turned-actor on everybody’s radar.
Short co-starred among a group of scholastic slackers in the college-themed comedy, “Accepted.”
Last year, Short starred (and held his own!) alongside veteran actor Laurence Fishburne for the action-thriller, “Armored.”
Short joined Kate Beckinsdale for the thriller, “Whiteout,” set in Antarctica.
In the sci-fi, zombie flick, “Quarantine,” Short was charged with investigating the outbreak of a mysterious, contagious virus.
Though Short tried his best to keep a secret from his overbearing family in “This Christmas,” he was eventually found out.
Short joined Beyonce, Gabrielle Union and Jeffrey Wright for the period drama, “Cadillac Records.” He delivered a powerful performance as blues harmonica player, Little Walter.
Short’s character, Jeff, played a very pivotal role in the over-the-top, hallucinogenic-fueled drama that ensued in “Death at a Funeral.”
Short is bringing it, with ammo, for the action-adventure, “The Losers,” opening today.
Columbus Short started his career as a dancer with dance-percussion touring show “Stomp” at age 17. He then trained as a dancer and quickly found himself choreographing Britney Spears’ concerts.
Playing DJ in 2007’s “Stomp the Yard,” Short was able to bridge the gap between his two passions, dance and acting.