About David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff will tumble outta’ bed and stumble to the West End for the first time in 15 years, playing Franklin Hart Jr – a sexist and egotistical boss – in 9 to 5 the Musical at the Savoy Theatre..
The Baywatch and Knight Rider star joins the London cast of Dolly Parton’s smash-hit 9 to 5 the Musical from 2nd December until 20 February 2020.
Hasselhoff made his theatrical stage debut at the tender age of 7 in a local production of Peter Pan which gave him a life-long ambition to head to Broadway. He made his Broadway debut in a 2000 production of the musical Jekyll & Hyde, followed by lead roles in musicals Chicago and The Producers.
What role does David Hasselhoff play?
David plays Franklyn Hart Jr, the strict, overly-tight, antagonist “sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot” boss, who fires people for no reason and also spreads the false rumour that Doralee was sleeping with him.
David Hasselhoff’s tv & film roles
David Hasselhoff first gained recognition on The Young and The Restless, playing Dr. Snapper Foster. His career continued with his leading role as Michael Knight on Knight Rider and as L.A. County Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon in the series Baywatch.
On screen, he has appeared in films including Click, Dodgeball, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, and Hop.
Hasselhoff has appeared on US series Dancing with the Stars, served as a judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent from 2006–09 and is currently a judge on Britain’s Got Talent.
What is 9 to 5 about?
9 to 5 The Musical tells the story of Doralee, Violet and Judy – three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Concocting a plan to kidnap and turn the tables on their despicable supervisor, will the girls manage to reform their office – or will events unravel when the CEO pays an unexpected visit?
Inspired by the iconic film and brought to the stage by Dolly Parton, this hilarious new West End production is about teaming up, standing up and taking care of business!
9 to 5 The Musical is booking until 23 May 2020 at the Savoy Theatre, London.