Oliver Platt

Oliver Platt

Age
54
Birthday
Jan. 12th, 1960
Born in
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Height
6' 3 1/2"

Oliver Platt's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Fargo TV Show
Fargo
The Big C TV Show
The Big C
Huff TV Show
Huff
Deadline TV Show
Deadline
The Bronx is Burning TV Show
The Bronx is Burning
Queens Supreme TV Show
Queens Supreme
 

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Chef
2014 - Lucky Them
2014 - Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
2010 - Letters to Juliet
2010 - Please Give
2010 - Love and Other Drugs
2009 - Year One
2009 - 2012
2008 - Frost/Nixon
2007 - Martian Child
2007 - The Ten
2005 - The Ice Harvest
2005 - Casanova
2004 - Kinsey
2003 - Pieces of April
2003 - Hope Springs
2002 - ZigZag
2002 - Liberty stands still
2001 - Don't Say A Word
2000 - Gun Shy
2000 - Ready to Rumble
1999 - Lake Placid
1999 - Bicentennial Man
1999 - Three to Tango
1998 - Simon Birch
1998 - The Impostors
1998 - Dr. Dolittle
1998 - Bulworth
1998 - Dangerous Beauty
1996 - A Time to Kill
1996 - Executive Decision
1995 - Funny Bones
1993 - The Three Musketeers
1993 - The Temp
1993 - Indecent Proposal
1993 - Benny & Joon
1992 - Diggstown
1992 - Beethoven
1990 - Flatliners
1990 - Postcards from the Edge
1988 - Crusoe
1988 - Married to the Mob
1988 - Working Girl

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
White House Counsel Oliver Babish
8
Richard Antrem
6
Freddy Prune
4
Norm Jameson
1
Speed Stiles
1
Rupert Burns in 'Bicentennial Man'
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

The son of a career diplomat, he spent his childhood in Washington DC, Asia, and the middle east. Oliver graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Drama in 1983 from Tufts University. He then trained at Shakespeare & Co. with Kristine Linklater.


TRIVIA:
  • He is the son of Nicholas Platt (born October 3, 1936, New York, NY), a career American diplomat, and wife Sheila Maynard.
  • Three children: Lily (b. 1995), George (b. 1997), and Claire (b. 1999).
  • In the 1950s, his great-grandmother Cynthia Burke Roche resided at the famous Elm Court mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Since Diana Spencer was the great-granddaughter of the 3rd Baron Fermoy and Platt was his great-great-grandson, this makes him a second-cousin, once-removed, of 'Princess Diana' (qv), Princess of Wales. By extension, he is the third cousin of 'Prince William Windsor' (qv).
  • Was a Boston Red Sox fan, but is now a New York Mets fan because his son likes the team.
  • Attended Tufts University.
  • His father, Nicholas Platt, is an ex ambassador to Pakistan, Zambia, & the Phillipines.
  • Was friends with "Huff" co-star Hank Azaria at Tufts University.


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