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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Nickname AB
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Alton Brown was born on July 30, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Good Eats (1999), School Daze (1988) and Cooking Thin (2001).

Spouse (2)

Unknown (? - ?) (divorced)
Deanna Brown (? - 2015) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Father, with Deanna Brown, of daughter, Zoey Brown, born in 1999. Zoey has appeared on numerous episodes of Good Eats (1999).
His dog, Matilda, a basset mix, has appeared on Good Eats (1999) playing herself. Specifically, in the episode Good Eats: Casserole Over (2003).
Motorcyle enthusiast
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 asking what ingredients did in recipes. This is the same information Good Eats (1999) 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".
Is a fan of Apple computers.

Personal Quotes (3)

There are no bad foods, only bad food habits.
I approach cooking from a science angle because I need to understand how things work.
[observation, 2014, having left Good Eats (1999) behind] People joke about midlife crises. 'Ooh, he's gonna get a red sports car and a mistress'. But really, I'm sitting here wondering what I'm going to be doing with the rest of my life. Is that a crisis? Yeah. But should I ignore that or run away from it? Not at all.

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