Birth: 20-05-1959, New York City, New York, USA

Bronson Alcott Pinchot is an American actor.

 

Pinchot was born in New York City, New York, the son of Rosina a typist, and Henry, a bookbinder. After graduating from South Pasadena High School, where he was number one in his class and valedictorian, he went to Yale University on a full scholarship.

 

He has appeared in several feature films, including Risky Business, Beverly Hills Cop (and reprising his popular supporting role in Beverly Hills Cop III), The First Wives Club, True Romance, Courage Under Fire and It's My Party.

 

Pinchot is probably best known for his role in the ABC family sitcom Perfect Strangers as Balki Bartokomous from the (fictional) Greek-like island of Mypos.

 

In 1994-1995, he guest-starred in two episodes of Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman as The Prankster. In 1998, he starred in the children's comedy film Slappy and the Stinkers, with B.D. Wong.

 

In 2003, Pinchot voiced the eccentric school chef, Pepe, for the Nickelodeon series All Grown Up!

 

Pinchot was a cast member on the fifth season of the VH1 series The Surreal Life, which premiered July 2005.