Bronson Pinchot

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Bronson Alcott Pinchot (born May 20, 1959 in New York City) is an American actor.

Biography

Pinchot was raised in southern California but found his way back East to attend Yale University. He began college studying painting but became interested in acting.

Although he starred in several movies (including Risky Business, Beverly Hills Cop (1 & 3), It's My Party, and True Romance), he is perhaps best known for his role in the ABC family sitcom Perfect Strangers (1986 - 1993) as Balki Bartokomous from the (fictional) island of Mypos. Pinchot was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series in 1987 for this role.

From March 12 to August 15, 2004, Pinchot performed in the revival of Sly Fox on Broadway, opposite Richard Dreyfuss, Eric Stoltz, René Auberjonois, Peter Scolari, et al.

In March, it was annouced that he will join Jose Canseco, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, Janice Dickinson, Carey Hart, Caprice, and Pepa on the 5th season of the VH1 series "The Surreal Life".

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