Oliver Platt

Oliver Platt

Age
55
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
Chicago Med TV Show
Chicago Med
Huff TV Show
Huff
Deadline TV Show
Deadline
The Bronx is Burning TV Show
The Bronx is Burning
Queens Supreme TV Show
Queens Supreme
Bessie TV Show
Bessie
 

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Cut Bank
2014 - Lucky Them
2014 - Chef
2014 - Kill the Messenger
2013 - Gods Behaving Badly
2013 - Ginger & Rosa
2013 - Love, Marilyn
2012 - The Oranges
2012 - Dorothy of Oz
2011 - X-Men: First Class
2010 - Please Give
2010 - Letters to Juliet
2009 - Year One
2009 - 2012
2008 - Frost/Nixon
2007 - Martian Child
2007 - The Ten
2006 - Loverboy
2005 - Casanova
2005 - The Ice Harvest
2004 - Kinsey
2003 - Pieces of April
2003 - Hope Springs
2000 - Gun Shy
1999 - Three to Tango
1999 - Bicentennial Man
1999 - Lake Placid
1998 - The Impostors
1998 - Dr. Dolittle
1998 - Bulworth
1998 - Dangerous Beauty
1998 - Simon Birch
1996 - A Time to Kill
1996 - Executive Decision
1995 - Funny Bones
1995 - Tall Tale
1993 - Indecent Proposal
1993 - The Three Musketeers
1993 - Benny & Joon
1993 - The Temp
1992 - Diggstown
1992 - Beethoven
1990 - Flatliners
1990 - Postcards from the Edge
1988 - Working Girl
1988 - Married to the Mob
1988 - Crusoe

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
White House Counsel Oliver Babish
8
Richard Antrem
6
Freddy Prune
4
R.D.
3
Norm Jameson
1
Speed Stiles
1
Martin
1
Reader (Voiced)
1
Rupert Burns in 'Bicentennial Man'
1
Everburn (Voiced)
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:
  • Was a Boston Red Sox fan, but is now a New York Mets fan because his son likes the team.
  • Has an older brother, Adam Platt and a younger brother, Nicholas Platt Jr.
  • Was friends with "Huff" co-star Hank Azaria at Tufts University.
  • In the 1950s, his great-grandmother Cynthia Burke Roche resided at the famous Elm Court mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Attended Tufts University.
  • His mother, Sheila Maynard, was the daughter of Eileen Burden Maynard Robins (October 15, 1910 - March 24, 1970) and a granddaughter of the Hon. Cynthia Burke-Roche (October 4, 1884 - August 12, 1966), who married (1) Arthur Scott Burden (August 11, 1879 - June 15, 1921) in 1906, and (2) Guy Fairfax Cary Sr. (November 14, 1879 - August 27, 1950) in 1922. Cynthia was the sister of Edmund Maurice Burke-Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy in the Peerage of Ireland (of Irish and English extraction and son of the American heiress Frances Ellen Work), who was the maternal grandfather of Diana, Princess of Wales.
  • High school graduate from the Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale, Colorado (near Aspen). The school's main curriculum is based on the "Outward Bound" education program, which teaches wilderness survival and expedition courses.
  • He is also the paternal grandson of American architect Geoffrey Platt (by whom he has remote Dutch American ancestry) and wife Helen Choate.


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