Pinchot, Bronson 1959-

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Pinchot, Bronson 1959-


Full name, Bronson Alcott Pinchot; born May 20, 1959, in New York, NY; son of Henry (a bookbinder); and Rosina Pinchot (a typist). Education: Yale University, B.A. (with honors), theatre, 1981. Avocational Interests: Collecting antique painted Scandinavian furniture.


Agent—Corey Weisman, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211-1934; Marc Bass Agency, Inc., 9171 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Suite 380, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, 9150 Willshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actor. Theatre at Monmouth Company, Monmouth, ME, member of company, 1978; appeared in television commercial for Target department stores, 1998. International Wizard of Oz Club, Inc., organizer of Winkie Convention, 1975.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, 1987, for Perfect Strangers; National Board of Review Award (with others), best acting by an ensemble, 1996, for The First Wives Club.


Television Appearances; Series:

Dennis Kemper, Sara, NBC, 1985.

Balki Bartokomous, Perfect Strangers, ABC, 1986-93.

Balki, ABC TGIF, 1990.

Larry Burton, The Trouble with Larry, CBS, 1993.

Voice of Dymbster, Dumb and Dumber, 1995.

Voice of General Armando Castrato, Bruno the Kid, syndicated, 1996.

Jean-Luc Rieupeyroux, Step by Step, ABC, 1997.

Title role, Meego, CBS, 1997.

The Surreal Life, VH1, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Photographer, Between Two Women, ABC, 1986.

Sanford Lagelfost, Jorge Jiminez, Arthur Lloyd, and Magda, Jury Duty: The Comedy (also known as The Great American Sex Scandal), ABC, 1990.

The narrator, Putting It Together, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Director, "Mummy Daddy," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1985.

The New Hollywood Squares, 1986.

Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), 1987.

Ed Norton, Perfect Strangers, ABC, 1990.

Baby Balki, Perfect Strangers, ABC, 1991.

Mama Bartokomous, "Citizenship: Parts 1 & 2," Perfect Strangers, ABC, 1991.

Eek! the Cat (animated; also known as Eek! and the Terrible Thunderlizards and Eek!stravaganza), 1992.

Kyle Griffin/the Prankster, "The Prankster," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, 1994.

Dr. Arthur Zipkin, "Nip and Tuck," High Society, CBS, 1995.

Kyle Griffin/the Prankster, "The Return of the Prankster," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, 1995.

Voice of Sonny, "Thumbelina," Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child, HBO, 1995.

Voice of Valerie Knockisblokov, "Cosmo Not/The Brain Game," The Adventures of Hyperman (animated), 1995.

Voice of Dr. Henri Ducharme, "A Room with a Bellevue," Duckman (animated), 1996.

Roy Albright, "Ab-Dick-ted," 3rd Rock from the Sun, NBC, 1996.

Ka-feen, "Do We With Bad Haircuts Not Feel?" Clueless, ABC/UPN, 1996.

Voices of the man and the dog, Adventures from the Book of Virtues (animated), PBS, 1996.

Voices of Oscar/guard/old wardrobe man, "I.R. Big Star," I Am Weasel (animated), 1997.

Matt Shukat, "Show Me the Money," High Incident, ABC, 1997.

Voice of Dietrich Duchamp, "Amulet of Enfarg," Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (animated), 1997.

Voices of Truman and the brat, "House Broken/Stinky Toe," The Angry Beavers (animated), 1997.

Voices of director and the chauffeur, "Stinky Goes Hollywood/Olga Gets Engaged," Hey Arnold! (animated), 1998.

Voice of Ronnie Matthews, "Curly Snaps/Pre-Teen Scream," Hey Arnold (animated), 1998.

Voice of Dietrich Duchamp, "The Lips Have It," Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (animated), 1998.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), 1998.

Voice of Franz Fensterkopf, "Lost and Foundation," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), 1999.

Voice of Franz Fensterkopf, "Clash of the Teutons," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), 1999.

Himself, "Dr. StrangeVal," V.I.P., syndicated, 1999.

Voices of Shakey and Science, Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated), Disney Channel, 2000.

Phillip, "Spin Art," Breaking News, Bravo, 2002.

"Risky Business," VH-1 Behind the Movie, VH1, 2002.

The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNBC, 2005.

Dr. Greg Ross, "Beast," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), 2005.

Also appeared on George Burns Comedy Week.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Charles Dickens, "Dave Thomas: The Incredible Time Travels of Henry Osgood," Showtime Comedy Spotlight, Showtime, 1986.

The Twelfth Annual Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1987.

Host, The ABC Perfectly Strange Saturday Morning Preview, ABC, 1989.

ABC's Comedy Sneak Peak, ABC, 1989.

Host and Jack Frost, Christmas Fantasy on Ice (also known as Disney's Christmas Fantasy on Ice), 1992.

Laurel and Hardy: A Tribute to the Boys, 1992.

Mr. Carter, Merry Christmas, George Bailey, PBS, 1997.

All-Star T.G.I.F. Magic, CBS, 1997.

Host, The Champions of Magic II, ABC, 1997.

Voice of reindeer, The Snow Queen: An Animated Special from the "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" Series, HBO, 2000.

I Love the '80s Strike Back, VH1, 2003.

Broadway Under the Stars, CBS, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1987.

The 1st Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1987.

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1988.

The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1990.

The ESPY Awards, 1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Craig Toomy, The Langoliers (also known as Stephen King's "The Langoliers"), ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Giberto Pontormo, Clueless, ABC/UPN, 1996.

Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Barry, Risky Business, Warner Bros., 1983.

Alfred Schultz, The Flamingo Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984.

Bachelor Party, 1984.

Serge, Beverly Hills Cop, Paramount, 1984.

Lloyd, After Hours, Warner Bros., 1985.

Brad, Hot Resort, 1985.

Himself, Deja View, 1986.

She's Having a Baby, 1988.

Bobby McGee, Second Sight, Warner Bros., 1989.

Bellboy, Blame It on the Bellboy, 1992.

Hugo, Jungledyret (also known as Amazon Jack, Go Hugo Go, Hugo the Movie Star, Jungle Jack, and Jungledyret Hugo), 1993.

Elliot Blitzer, True Romance, 1993.

Serge, Beverly Hills Cop III, 1994.

Hugo, Jungledyret 2—den store filmhelt (also known as Amazon Jack 2: The Movie Star, Hugo the Movie Star, and viidakkovekara Juuso elokuva-sankarina), 1996.

Monty Tipton, It's My Party, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996.

Duarto Feliz, The First Wives Club, Paramount, 1996.

Bruno, Courage Under Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Voice of General Armando Costrato, Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie (animated; video), 1996.

Rodrigo, Babes in Toyland, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 1997.

Voices of Lucci and Birdo, Napoleon, 1997.

Ronald, Beach Movie (also known as Board Heads, and Boardheads), 1998.

Roy, Slappy and the Stinkers, TriStar, 1998.

Voice of the griffin, Quest for Camelot (also known as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot), Warner Bros., 1998.

Stan Laurel, The All New Adventures of Laurel and Hardy: For Love or Mummy, Mummy Productions, 1998.

Max Kaplan, Out of the Cold, Independent Artists, 1999.

The Virtuoso, 1999.

Voice of Francois, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 2001.

Devon Sharpe, Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control, Cannery, 2002.

Serge, Beverly Hills Cop: The Phenomenon Begins (video), Paramount Home Video, 2002.

Bergerac De La Houssey, IceMaker, Xenon, 2003.

Josh Peters, Straight No Chaser, 2003.

Doc Klingenstein, Second Best, Velocity, 2004.

Colin Buchanan, The Wager, Blazing Sun, 2007.

Carl, From a Place of Darkness, PDP, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Stu Arnstine, Poor Little Lambs, York Theatre at St. Peters, New York City, 1982.

Zoya's Apartment, Broadway production, 1990.

Putting It Together (revue), Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1999-2000.

Autolycus, The Winter's Tale, Joseph Papp Theatre, New York City, then Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Nicolette and Aucassin, Westport County Playhouse, Westport, CT, 2000.

Neil Simon at the Neil Simon: The Playwright's the Thing II, Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, 2000.

I Get a Kick out of Blue, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Anything Goes, Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA, 2000.

Pistol, Henry V, Delacorte Theatre, 2003.

Lawyer Craven, Sly Fox, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Also appeared in the off-Broadway productions Mr. Joyce Is Leaving Paris and Poor Little Lambs.



Appeared as head usher in the Pointer Sisters music video "Neutron Dance."

Taped Readings:

What Jamie Saw, 2001.


Television Specials:

The Champions of Magic II, ABC, 1997.



Biography, March, 1999, pp. 22.