David Michael Hasselhoff was born on July 17, 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for his roles as Michael Knight in Knight Rider, and Mitch Buchannon in Baywatch. Fulfilling his original dream to be a singer, David made “Looking for Freedom” a massive hit in Germany in 1989, just as the Berlin Wall came down. The accompanying album went gold and triple platinum, topping the charts for three months. Baywatch ran for eleven years and is said to be the most-watched show in syndication worldwide. In 1990, Cosmopolitan’s editor, Helen Gurley Brown, chose him for her magazine’s twenty-fifth anniversary issue. In October 2000, Hasselhoff conquered another childhood dream when he took the starring role in Jekyll & Hyde on Broadway. In 2004, he played the demanding role of Billy Flynn in Chicago in London’s West End. His cameo appearance in The SpongeBob Squarepants movie, released in 2004, was followed by roles in Dodgeball with Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn, and most recently in the Adam Sandler film, Click. His videos “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Jump in My Car” have been downloaded by millions of people from the internet site YouTube.com. In early 2007, he began his role as the flamboyant and flop-prone director Roger De Bris in the Las Vegas production of Mel Brooks’s The Producers. He continues hiAmerica’s Got Talent. He resides in Southern California with his two daughters.