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David Hasselhoff

Actor David Hasselhoff
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Profession: Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Nicknamed "The Hoff", David Hasselhoff is best known for his lead roles as Michael Knight in the popular 1980s US series "Knight Rider" and as L.A. County Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the TV series "Baywatch" opposite Pamela Anderson.

"Baywatch" was initially cancelled after one season before Hasselhoff revived it, putting up his own money and serving as executive producer. It then ran for 11 years.

Hasselhoff is also a singer, preforming on Broadway in 2001. Hasselhoff has also been a judge on "American's got Talent"

Born: July 17, 1952
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1984-03-24 "Knight Rider" actor David Hasselhoff (32) weds "One Life to Live" actress Catherine Hickland (28)
  • 1989-03-01 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) divorces actress Catherine Hickland (33) after nearly 5 years of marriage
  • 1989-12-09 "Baywatch" actor David Hasselhoff (37) weds actress Pamela Bach (26) at the Little Brown Church in Studio City, California
  • 2006-07-26 Former Baywatch actor David Hasselhoff (54) divorces actress and singer Pamela Bach (42) due to irreconcilable differences after 16 years of marriage
  • 2018-07-31 Actor David Hasselhoff (66) marries third wife Hayley Roberts (38) in Italy

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