Columbus Short

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  • Birth Name: Columbus Keith Short Jr.
  • Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: September 19, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor; choreographer; dancer
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Liv's Return, an "Idealistic" Fitz and 5 More Teases About Scandal Season 4

Where in the world is Olivia Pope lounging on the beach? Last we saw our favorite fixer on Scandal, she had extricated herself and Jake (Scott Foley) from Shondaland's messy D.C. world following the death of Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Mellie's (Bellamy Young) son Jerry. Little does anyone know, it was Rowan (Joe Morton) — not Mama Pope (Khandi Alexander) — who was behind Jerry's death, so that Fitz could win re-election and re-appoint Rowan to the B613 Command post. Harrison (Columbus Short) discovered the truth, but paid with his life.

Fall TV: Scoop on your favorite returning shows

So when is Olivia (Kerry Washington) coming back? Will she return at all? What happened to the Gladiators? And how long will they all be pawns in Rowan's game before someone realizes what's going on?

 Here are seven teases for Season 4:
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Returning Favorites: Inside Scandal's Shocking New Season

On a Wednesday afternoon in late August, Kerry Washington's shih tzu-Yorkie mix, Josie, is napping contentedly on a Hollywood soundstage sofa as her Emmy-nominated owner gets back to the business of being scandalous. Clad in her character Olivia Pope's trademark Armani, Washington is...well, we can't tell you what she's doing, who she's doing it with, or even where they're doing it. If we did, Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes would unleash the show's figurative guard dogs, the fearsome spies of B613, on us.

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Ex-Scandal Star Columbus Short Arrested, Second Arrest Warrant Issued

Columbus Short just can't seem to catch a break.

The former Scandal star was arrested and...read more

Videos

Whiteout: Never Under Estimate The Ice
You Got Served Scene: Scene 3
Olitz Phone Sex
Liv Gives up On Jake and Fitz

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Death at a Funeral
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The Losers
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The Losers
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Death At a Funeral

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The Price of Free and Fair Election
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Flesh and Blood
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The Fluffer
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Mama Said Knock You Out

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Credits

Year Title Description
2012 Scandal TV Show Series, Actor - Harrison Wright
2010 The Losers Movie, Actor - Pooch
2010 Death At A Funeral Movie, Actor - Jeff
2009 Whiteout Movie, Actor - Delfy
2009 Armored Movie, Actor - Ty Hackett

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News

Scandal's Shonda Rhimes Reveals Harrison's Fate, Talks Season of Abby

When Scandal returns, the ABC political fixer drama will waste no time resolving many of the jaw-dropping cliff-hangers that fans have been discussing all summer.

In the Season 3 finale, Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) inadvertently fulfilled her father Rowan's (Joe Morton) wishes by boarding a plane with Jake (Scott Foley), leaving behind Washington D.C. and Fitz (Tony Goldwyn). Little did she know, daddy dearest murdered Fitz and Mellie's (Bellamy Young) son in a bid to become Command of B613 again and insure that POTUS would stay in office.

Scandal: Who didn't survive the season finale?

The only person who figured it out was the one man who had a gun pointed at his head in the closing moments of the finale. And Harrison's fate is certainly up in the air now that Columbus Short will not be returning to the show. So, what does this mean for the Gladiators in Season 4? TVGuide.com sat down with showrunner Shonda Rhimes to get the scoop: read more

Columbus Short: Scandal Did Not Throw Me to the Curb

It's been a rough six months for Columbus Short. The actor's arrest for public intoxication over the holiday weekend was just the latest in a string of incidents for the former Scandal star.

In a new interview with Access Hollywood, Short opened up for the first time about his drinking problem and being fired from Scandal after several run-ins with the law.

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Former Scandal Star Columbus Short Arrested for Public Intoxication

Does Columbus Short think he can get his job back on Scandal by living up to the show's name? The troubled actor is in the news for all the wrong reasons again, scuffling with police Friday night in Dallas and getting arrested for public intoxication...

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Scandal's Columbus Short Pleads Not Guilty to Battery Charge

Columbus Short has pleaded not guilty to a battery charge stemming from a fight earlier this year, The Associated Press reports. He appeared in court Thursday to enter the plea.

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Scandal Shocker: Columbus Short Not Returning for Season 4

Another member of OPA has checked out.

Columbus Short will not return for the fourth season of ABC's Scandal, TVGuide.com has confirmed. A source says that the actor's contract option was... read more

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