Who Is Bronson Pinchot? Everything You Need To Know About Him

Bronson Pinchot

Bronson Pinchot is an American actor best known for his portrayal of Balki Bartokomous in the television series ‘Perfect Strangers.’ He was also nominated for an Emmy Award for this role.

He is also well-known as one of the most popular audiobook narrators, having narrated more than 100 audiobooks.

Quick Facts

Popular As Bronson Alcott Pinchot
Occupation Actor, voice artist
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 20 May 1959
Birthday 20 May
Birthplace Manhattan, New York, United States
Nationality United States

Bronson Pinchot Biography and Early Life

Bronson Pinchot is an American actor best known for his role as ‘Balki Bartokomous’ in the television series ‘Perfect Strangers.’ Bronson Alcott Pinchot was born in New York City on May 20, 1959, to Rosina Asta and Henry Poncharavsky. His mother worked as a professional typist, and his father was a bookbinder. Pinchot, along with his brother Justin Pinchot, grew up in Southern California. He attended Yale University and earned a magna cum laude degree. He was previously married to Amy Heckerling.

Bronson Pinchot Height and Weight

He is of White ethnicity. He stands 5 feet and 9 inches tall.

Professional Life

He began his acting career in 1983 with the film Risky Business, in which he played the role of Barry. After that, he appeared in films such as Beverly Hills Cop, The Flamingo Kid, The First Wives Club, and After Hours. The hit comedy series ‘Perfect Strangers’ catapulted him to fame and global acclaim. Between 1986 and 1993, the show aired for eight seasons. He has also appeared in television shows such as The Trouble with Larry, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, The Langoliers, The Adventures of Hyperman, and High Society. He has appeared in Shake It Up, Step by Step, The Tale of Despereaux, The Young and the Restless, and True Romance as a guest actor. In 2012, he debuted his reality show, The Bronson Pinchot Project, on a DIY network.

He has also appeared in the American supernatural horror web television series ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,’ in which he portrays George Hawthorne, the principal of Sabrina’s high school.

Bronson Pinchot
Bronson Pinchot

Bronson Pinchot Net Worth

Bronson Pinchot is estimated to be worth $3 million as of 2021. His acting career and royalties are his primary sources of income. According to sources, the average earnings of an actor are around $50.88 per hour, according to Chron data.

Bronson Pinchot Relationship

The actor has not yet married, he does not have a wife. He has, however, previously dated two ladies. In 1984, he had his first relationship with an American actress named Marcy Walker. For two years, the couple dated. In 1995, he was in a relationship with Amy Heckerling, the director/writer/producer of the American teen sitcom Clueless. She was so taken with her that she named the high school in her film Bronson Alcott High after Bronson’s first and middle names. They dated for four years and even got engaged. When problems in their relationship arose, the soon-to-be-married couple called off their engagement.