Appeared in "The Silver Whistle" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Robert E. McEnroe. Stage Manager: Philip S. Barry. Directed by Paul Crabtree
. Biltmore Theatre: 24 Nov 1948-8 May 1949 (219 performances). Cast: José Ferrer
, Frances Brandt, Robert Carroll, Kathleen Comegys
, Lawrence Fletcher, Charles Hart, Charles Kuhn
, William ...
Edward C. Platt | Ed Platt | Edward Platt-The Chief of CONTROL on GET SMART
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
Platt's death was originally reported as a heart attack at age 58. However, one of his sons confirmed that Platt committed suicide in 1974 after two previous attempts while suffering from an undiagnosed and untreated depression that was further sparked by financial troubles. It is also said that Platt's Get Smart
(1965) co-star, Don Adams
, knew the real cause of death.