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Anthony Bourdain (1956–2018)


Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City, to Gladys (Sacksman), an NYT staff editor, and Pierre Bourdain, a Columbia Records executive. He attended The Englewood School for Boys in New Jersey and Vassar College (for two years), and was a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America. He began his career in the food industry as a dishwasher, ... See full bio »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
(2013-2018)
The Big Short
The Big Short Anthony Bourdain
(2015)
Bone in the Throat
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Shanghai (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Accra (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Berlin (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Beirut (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Tokyo (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Anthony Bourdain Presents: RAD Stories (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (Documentary) (producer)
 2016 Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012-2015 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 36 episodes)
- Bites (2015) ... (executive producer)
- New Orleans (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Restrictions (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Balance (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Strawberry (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013-2015 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Viewer's Choice (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Shanghai (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Russia (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Detroit (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tokyo (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Bone in the Throat (executive producer)
 2013-2015 The Taste (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- The Finale (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Semi-Final: Bring the Heat (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Latin (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy New Year (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Happy Holidays (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 The Getaway (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Yasiin Bey in Morocco (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2013 The Layover (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Dublin (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sao Paulo (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Paris (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Los Angeles (2012) ... (executive producer)
- London (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 18 episodes)
- Brooklyn (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dominican Republic (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Rio (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Burgundy (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Emilia Romagna (2012) ... (executive producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal", 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 25 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Google+ | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chef Anthony Bourdain | Tony Bourdain

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Nobody will tell you this, but I will: If you're thirty-two years old and considering a career in professional kitchens? If you're wondering if, perhaps, you are too old? Let me answer that question for you: Yes. You are too old. See more »

Trivia:

Les Halles owner Jose Meirelles initially wanted Tony to go by the French version of his name, Antoine-Michel, much to Tony's protests. See more »

Trademark:

Liberal use of swear words and sexual innuendo when describing food

Nickname:

Tony

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Cancer

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