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Oliver Platt

Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, to American parents, Sheila Maynard, a social worker, and Nicholas Platt, a career diplomat. His parents were both from upper-class families, and his maternal great-grandmother, Cynthia Roche, was the sister of Princess Diana's maternal grandfather, Maurice Roche.Platt 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.

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Jan 12, 1960 In Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Miami Vice 1984-09-16
Latest Project:
Series Fargo 2014-04-15

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Fargo
Poster of Chicago Fire
Poster of Modern Family
Poster of The Good Wife
Fargo Stavros Milos 5 episodes, 2014 2014-04-15
Chicago Fire Unknown 2012
Sofia the First Unknown 2012-11-18
Prohibition Unknown 2011-10-02
Prophets of Science Fiction Unknown 2011-11-09
The Big C Paul Jamison 40 episodes, 2010-2013 2010-08-16
Bored to Death Unknown 2009-09-20
Modern Family Unknown 2009-09-23
The Good Wife Unknown 2009-09-22
The Bronx Is Burning George Steinbrenner 8 episodes, 2007 2007-07-01
Huff Russell Tupper 25 episodes, 2004-2006 2004-11-07
Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Dinner for Five Unknown 2001-07-06
The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
American Experience Self - Narrator / ... 26 episodes, 2012-2018 1988-10-04
Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
American Masters Unknown 1986-06-22
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16