By Dana Rose Falcone
Updated November 13, 2015 at 01:52 PM EST
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Ever since America was introduced to David Hasselhoff over three decades ago, the 63-year-old actor was nicknamed The Hoff. Now, he’ll be known as David Hoff going forward.

He revealed the news Thursday in a YouTube video, also tweeting that the change comes as a “massive relief” for him. The former Baywatch star shortened his name on Twitter and the abbreviated surname also appears on his IMDB page.

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In the video, Hoff even shows off a very official looking “Certificate of Name Change” to prove how seriously he’s taking the transformation.

See Hoff say goodbye to his old surname here:

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