Alton Brown

Alton Brown

Jul. 30th, 1962
Born in
Los Angeles, California, USA
5' 11

Alton Brown's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Good Eats TV Show
Good Eats
Iron Chef America TV Show
Iron Chef America
Cutthroat Kitchen TV Show
Cutthroat Kitchen
Feasting on Asphalt TV Show
Feasting on Asphalt
Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters TV Show
Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters
Camp Cutthroat TV Show
Camp Cutthroat
America's Best TV Show
America's Best

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Alton Crawford Brown Jr. is an American television personality, food show presenter, chef, author, actor, cinematographer, and musician. He is the creator and host of the Food Network television show Good Eats, host of the mini-series Feasting on Asphalt and Feasting on Waves, and host and main commentator on Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen. Brown is a best-selling author of several books on food and cooking. On Brown's 2017 book tour, he stated Good Eats will have a "sequel", and it would be released in 2018 on the internet. A "recap" series titled "Good Eats Reloaded" aired on Cooking Channel starting in October 2018, and a true sequel series titled Good Eats: The Return premiered on August 25, 2019, on Food Network.

  • Motorcyle enthusiast
  • His dog, Matilda, a basset mix, has appeared on "Good Eats" playing herself. Specifically, in the episode "Casserole Over."
  • Is a fan of Apple computers.
  • When he decided to have his own cooking show, he attended the New England Culinary Institute, graduating in 1995. Although he claims to have been a poor science student in high school and college, it was during this culinary training that he began to began to understand science because he felt the need to understand the underlying processes of cooking.
  • Occasionally annoyed professors at the New England Culinary Institute by constantly asked what ingredients did in recipes. This is the same information "Good Eats" is famous for offering its viewers. The NECI now gets applications on which prospective students say they want to learn "to cook like Alton Brown."
  • Daughter, Zoey was born in 1999.

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