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Benjamin Schiff Platt is an American actor, singer, and songwriter. He began his acting career in musical theater as a child and appeared in productions of The Sound of Music (2006) and The Book of Mormon (2012-2015), rising to prominence for originating the title role in Broadway coming-of-age musical Dear Evan Hansen (2015-2017). His performance... See full bio »

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3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
Dear Evan Hansen Evan Hansen
(2021)
(2015)
Senior Year Soundtrack
(2022)

Filmography

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  Merrily We Roll Along (filming)
Charley Kringas
 2021 The Premise (TV Series)
Ethan Streiber
- Social Justice Sex Tape (2021) ... Ethan Streiber
 2021 Dear Evan Hansen
Evan Hansen
 2021 Ben Platt: I Wanna Love You But I Don't (Music Video short)
Ben Platt
 2021 Ben Platt: Happy to Be Sad (Music Video short)
Ben Platt
 2021 Ben Platt: Yoü and I (From Born This Way Reimagined) (Music Video short)
Ben Platt
 2021 Ben Platt: Imagine (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2021 Broken Diamonds
Scott
 2020 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Blake
- Three Dreams Denied (2020) ... Blake (voice)
 2020 Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish) (Short)
George Banks-MacKenzie
 2019-2020 The Politician (TV Series)
Payton Hobart
- Election Day (2020) ... Payton Hobart
- What's in the Box? (2020) ... Payton Hobart
- The Voters (2020) ... Payton Hobart
- Cancel Culture (2020) ... Payton Hobart
- Conscious Unthroupling (2020) ... Payton Hobart
 2020 Theater Camp (Short)
Angelo Bassett
 2019 Ben Platt: RAIN (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2019 Ben Platt: Older (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2019 Run This Town
Bram
 2019 Ben Platt: Temporary Love (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2019 Ben Platt: Grow as We Go (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2019 Ben Platt: Ease My Mind (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2019 Drunk Parents
Jason Johnson
 2019 Ben Platt: Bad Habit (Music Video)
Ben Platt
 2017 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Blake
- Who's Your Daddy (2017) ... Blake
 2017 The Female Brain
Joel
 2015 Ricki and the Flash
Daniel
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2
Benji
 2012 Pitch Perfect
Benji
 2006 Red Riding Hood
Boy Scout #1
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage play: The Book of Mormon - playing Elder Cunningham, at Bank of America Theatre, Chicago, USA See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Parents:

Marc Platt | Platt, Julie

Relatives:

Jonah Platt (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

The things that make you strange are the things that make you powerful

Trivia:

As a child, Platt attended Camp Ramah in California, one in a network of Jewish summer camps affiliated with the Conservative Judaism Movement. During an interview on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," Platt told Meyers that he was once in a Camp Ramah production of the musical "Guys and Dolls" in which he performed the lead role of Sky Masterson entirely in Hebrew. See more »

Trademark:

Originated the role of Evan Hansen in the Broadway musical, "Dear Evan Hansen".

Nickname:

Ben

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