Some of you know of him because he starred for four years, during the 1980s, in an American television drama series titled Knight Rider. His character was famous for strategically fighting crime with a super intelligent and indestructible talking sports car.
However, most of you, not to mention the remainder of the entire world, know of him as Mitch, the head lifeguard on the incredibly successful, iconic and long running Baywatch, a television series that is as American as baseball and hotdogs!
Mitch, along with his ever-beautiful and intriguing crew of swimmers, patrolled the beaches and shores of Los Angeles County saving lives and preventing swimming-related deaths. Mitch soared into the hearts of innumerable individuals, giving them a hero to look up to.
Outside of the stage and screen, Hasselhoff struggled with a litany of problems, including divorce, addiction and alcoholism.
As recent as 2009 he was publicly admonished for a weekend drinking bender and billed as a washed-up television icon. Hasselhoff has publicly admitted that for years he "turned to alcohol to deal with anxiety."
Apparently he has gotten his anxiety under control according to reports that Hasselhoff is clean and sober. In fact, Hasselhoff has remained clean and sober since that 2009 incident, involving the ranting and raving phone call to his then 16 year old daughter.
"I am sober today. I'll probably be sober tomorrow."
Well Hasselhoff, that is all anyone can ask of you. One day at a time!
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