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Oliver Platt


Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, to American parents. 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. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Ticket (filming)
 2014 Bessie (TV Movie) (filming)
Carl Van Vechten
  Master Cleanse (post-production)
Ken Roberts
 2014 Kill the Messenger (completed)
Jerry Ceppos
 2014 Cut Bank
Joe Barrett
 2014 Chef
Ramsey Michel
 2013 Lucky Them
Giles
 2013 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Wiser (voice)
 2012 Chinese Zodiac
Lawrence Morgan
 2012 Ginger & Rosa
Mark Two
 2011 Jake and Amir: Fired (TV Short)
Interviewer (uncredited)
 2011 The Oranges
Terry
 2010 Please Give
Alex
 2009/I 2012
Carl Anheuser
 2009 Wonder Woman (Video)
Hades (voice)
 2007-2008 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Freddy Prune
 2007 The Thick of It (TV Movie)
Malcolm Tucker
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) (voice)
 2005 Casanova
Paprizzio
 2005 Loverboy
Mr. Pomeroy
 2004 Kinsey
Herman Wells
 2003 Hope Springs
Doug Reed
 2002 Ash Wednesday
Moran
 2002 Liberty Stands Still
Victor Wallace
 2001 SSX Tricky (Video Game)
Luther-Dwayne Grady (voice)
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Frank / Fairy Godperson
 1995 The Infiltrator (TV Movie)
Yaron Svoray
 1995 Funny Bones
Tommy Fawkes
 1993 Benny & Joon
Eric
 1993 The Temp
Jack Hartsell
 1992 Diggstown
Fitz
 1992 Beethoven
Harvey
 1990 Postcards from the Edge
Neil Bleene
 1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
- Changing Houses (1990)
 1988 Tattingers (TV Series)
Burke
- Pilot (1988) ... Burke
 1988 Married to the Mob
Ed Benitez
 1988 Crusoe
Mr. Newby
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Speed Stiles
- Baseballs of Death (1988) ... Speed Stiles
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Norm Jameson
- In the Money (1987) ... Norm Jameson
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Other Works:

: Played Nathan Detroit in "Guys and Dolls" musical by Frank Loesser, Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, based on story and characters of Damon Runyon (Nederlander Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his role in Bulworth] That was a lot of fun. It was kind of a movie-making highlight for me, because Mr. Beatty invited me into his process in a very personal way. He was Warren Beatty, you know what I mean? I grew up watching his movies. It was a thrill. It was a lot of late nights and craziness, but I'm very glad to be in the movie. I love the role, and I love the movie. See more »

Trivia:

He is also the paternal grandson of American architect Geoffrey Platt (by whom he has remote Dutch American ancestry) and wife Helen Choate. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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