Internationally recognized for both his work in television and music, Hasselhoff shot to fame with his starring role in "Knight Rider," which garnered him a People's Choice Award as Most Popular Actor. In 1989, Hasselhoff was cast in the internationally popular series "Baywatch," of which he eventually became the executive producer. Additionally, he is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as "The Most Watched TV Star in the World" due to his starring roles on both series.
Hasselhoff's musical career took off in the late 1980s after he recorded the album "Looking for Freedom" at the end of the Cold War. The song became an anthem for the newly united German people and remained at the top of their charts for eight weeks. The album went triple platinum in Europe and Hasselhoff was named "Most Popular and Bestselling Artist of the Year" in Germany. Additionally, he has released six other albums in Europe, which have all gone platinum and gold. He made his theatrical debut in the Broadway musical "Jekyll and Hyde," and went on to make his West End debut in the hit musical "Chicago." Hasselfhoff has also appeared in several feature films including, "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story," and the family favorite, "The Spongebob SquarePants Movie." He will also star in Adam Sandler's "Click," a new feature film to be released next month