After starring as Snapper Foster in the number one soap opera The Young and the Restless for six years, David Hasselhoff landed in prime time for one of the most recognizable roles of his career, that of Michael Knight on the hit series Knight Rider. The show was a huge success in the United States and overseas and made him one of the most recognizable actors on television. In 1989, David returned to television to produce and star in Baywatch,which became the most watched show in television history; David himself remains a fixture in The Guinness Book of World Records as the most watched actor in the history of television. The textbook definition of multifaceted, he has since starred on Broadway, starring in Jekyll & Hyde; as Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago ; on the Las Vegas stage in The Producers; has spoken at both the Oxford and Cambridge student unions, and appeared as a judge on the blockbuster television series America’s Got Talent and Britain’s Got Talent. For seven holiday seasons, David starred as Captain Hoff the Hook in the UK pantomime production of Peter Pan, breaking all box office records. He appeared in the popular SYFY franchise, Sharknado and other film credits include: Kung Fury, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Click, Dodgeball – a True Underdog Story, Hop and Marvel’s original Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD, among others.
David recently appeared in Marvel’s hit feature film, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and also sings the endtitle song, ‘Guardians Inferno’, especially written for him by the film’s director, James Gunn. His feature film Killing Hasselhoff, which he produced and also stars in, was released in September 2017. His television series, a scripted comedy, Hoff the Record, won the International Emmy Award.
In 2019, David wrote and performed an Audible original production called Up Against the Wall, a spy thriller taking place at the Berlin Wall, in which David is forced to rely on his acting skills and Knight Rider training to save Berlin.
His latest album, Open Your Eyes, was also released this year and garnered great reviews. The album features collaborations with a stellar cast of backup musicians.
Most recently, David completed a sell-out, multi-city concert tour in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.