Fast Facts

  • Made film debut alongside Tom Cruise in Risky Business.
  • Stole scenes from Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop as Serge, a role he reprised in Beverly Hills Cop II.
  • Cast as Balki in ABC's hit sitcom Perfect Strangers alongside Mark Linn-Baker, largely due to his well-received cameo in Beverly Hills Cop.
  • Lived with film director Amy Heckerling (Fast Times at Ridgemont High).
  • Resides in rural Harford, PA, where he is renovating an historic farmhouse.


  • 1987, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee


  • Amy Heckerling — Ex-significant Other


  • Yale University, New Haven, CT

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  • Birth Name: Bronson Alcott Pinchot
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Profession: Actor

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