Alton Brown

Actor, Director, Writer

7/30/1962 (56 years old) Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Credits his mother and grandmother for inspiring his interest in the culinary arts.
  • Is a motorcycle enthusiast.
  • Started out as a cinematographer and director of videos and commercials; was the director of photography on the music video for REM's "The One I Love."
  • Switched careers when he noticed a dearth of quality cooking shows on TV.