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Alton Crawford Brown
Los Angeles, CA
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
TV host; chef; author
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Alton Brown Fast Facts:
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.
His first book,
I'm Just Here for the Food
, won the 2003 James Beard Award.
His signature show,
, won him a coveted Peabody Award in 2007 for excellence in broadcast news, education and entertainment.
Is a licensed pilot.
Alton Brown Relationships:
Zoey Brown - Daughter
DeAnna Brown - Wife
University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1986); New England Culinary Institute, Montpelier, VT (1997)
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