Oliver Platt

Oliver Platt

Highest Rated: 100% The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)

Lowest Rated: 7% Shut In (2016)

Birthday: Jan 12, 1960

Birthplace: Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The definitive scene-stealing supporting player, Oliver Platt built a steady acting career with his knack for taking unappealing characters, like Russell Tupper on "Huff" (Showtime, 2004-06) and making them funny and unexpectedly empathetic. Platt's large frame, expressive face, and booming, gravelly voice were leveraged to great effect in countless roles as attorneys and other educated professionals, with the actor earning acclaim for guest stints on TV's "The West Wing" (NBC, 1999-2006) and "Nip/Tuck" (FX, 2003-10). On the movie screen, he made pompous, amoral scoundrels his calling card in "A Time to Kill" (1996), "Bulworth,"(1999) and "Frost/Nixon" (2008), while occasionally getting the chance to steal the spotlight in the madcap comedy "Impostors" (1997) and on Broadway with his Tony-nominated performance in "Shining City." Platt's unique talent for balancing imposing physical presence with subtle wit, while hinting at the vulnerable side of the over-confident blowhard made him one of the most interesting, craft-oriented actors on stage and screen.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Experience: The Bombing of Wall Street Unknown (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Experience: The Gilded Age Unknown (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Experience: Into the Amazon Unknown (Character) - 2018
87% 77% Professor Marston & the Wonder Women M.C. Gaines (Character) $1.6M 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Emperor The Pope Clement VII (Character) - 2016
54% 33% Rules Don't Apply Forester (Character) $3.6M 2016
51% 30% The Ticket Bob (Character) - 2016
38% 37% The 9th Life of Louis Drax Dr. Perez (Character) - 2016
7% 22% Shut In Dr. Wilson (Character) $6.9M 2016
83% 38% The Cleanse Ken Roberts (Character) - 2016
53% 30% One More Time Alan (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 89% Frank and Cindy Frank (Character) - 2015
90% 68% Bessie Carl Van Vechten (Character) - 2015
16% 68% Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return Wiser the Owl (Voice) $8.5M 2014
37% 29% Cut Bank Joe Barrett (Character) - 2014
77% 69% Kill the Messenger Jerry Ceppos (Character) $2.4M 2014
87% 85% Chef Ramsey Michel (Character) $31.2M 2014
14% 20% A Merry Friggin' Christmas Hobo Santa (Character) - 2014
78% 58% Lucky Them Giles (Character) $32.9K 2013
100% 90% The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Lord Minster of the Right Abe (Voice) $681.1K 2013
65% 58% Love, Marilyn Unknown (Character) - 2012
78% 50% Ginger & Rosa Mark Two (Character) $1M 2012
25% 45% CZ12 Lawrence Morgan (Character) - 2012
31% 32% The Oranges Terry (Character) $319.4K 2011
86% 87% X-Men: First Class Man in Black Suit (Character) $146.4M 2011
49% 53% Love & Other Drugs Bruce Winston (Character) $32.4M 2010
42% 62% Letters to Juliet Bobby (Character) $53M 2010
87% 64% Please Give Alex (Character) $4M 2010
14% 23% Year One High Priest (Character) $43.3M 2009
39% 47% 2012 Carl Anheuser (Character) $166.1M 2009
No Score Yet 83% Wonder Woman Hades (Voice) - 2009
93% 88% Frost/Nixon Bob Zelnick (Character) $18.6M 2008
35% 40% The Ten Marc Jacobson (Character) $766.5K 2007
35% 72% Martian Child Jeff (Character) $7.5M 2007
43% 58% Casanova Papprizzio (Character) $11.3M 2005
18% 35% Loverboy Mr. Pomeroy (Character) $29.7K 2005
47% 43% The Ice Harvest Pete (Character) $8.8M 2005
90% 75% Kinsey Herman Wells (Character) $10.2M 2004
23% 27% Hope Springs Doug Reed (Character) - 2003
84% 73% Pieces of April Jim Burns (Character) $2.4M 2003
44% 46% ZigZag Toad (Character) - 2002
25% 43% Ash Wednesday Moran (Character) $2.9K 2002
20% 36% Liberty Stands Still Victor Wallace (Character) - 2002
24% 49% Don't Say a Word Dr. Louis Sachs (Character) $55M 2001
23% 52% Ready to Rumble Jimmy King (Character) $12.4M 2000
26% 36% Gun Shy Fulvio Nesstra (Character) $1.6M 2000
28% 48% Three to Tango Peter Steinberg (Character) $10.5M 1999
47% 37% Lake Placid Hector Cyr (Character) $31.8M 1999
36% 58% Bicentennial Man Rupert Burns (Character) $58.2M 1999
76% 68% Bulworth Dennis Murphy (Character) $26.4M 1998
42% 35% Dr. Dolittle Dr. Mark Weller (Character) $144.2M 1998
68% 86% Dangerous Beauty Maffio Venier (Character) $4.6M 1998
62% 73% The Impostors Maurice (Character) $2.2M 1998
44% 77% Simon Birch Ben Goodrich (Character) $18.3M 1998
65% 53% Executive Decision Dennis Cahill (Character) $55.7M 1996
67% 85% A Time to Kill Harry Rex Vonner (Character) $108.7M 1996
50% 52% Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill Paul Bunyan (Character) $8.2M 1995
61% 82% Funny Bones Tommy Fawkes (Character) $527K 1995
No Score Yet 59% The Infiltrator Yaron Svoray (Character) - 1995
35% 47% Indecent Proposal Jeremy (Character) $104.9M 1993
76% 85% Benny & Joon Eric (Character) $23.1M 1993
28% 62% The Three Musketeers Porthos (Character) $53.7M 1993
29% 16% The Temp Jack Hartsell (Character) $6M 1993
30% 35% Beethoven Harvey (Character) $56.5M 1992
60% 77% Diggstown Fitz (Character) $4M 1992
48% 59% Flatliners Randy Steckle (Character) $58.7M 1990
84% 67% Working Girl Lutz (Character) $62.2M 1988

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 75% Chicago Med Dr. Daniel Charles (Character) 2015-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Megyn Kelly Today Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sofia the First Everburn (Guest Voice) 2017 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet American Experience Narrator 2017 2015
73% 72% Chicago Justice Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 86% Chicago Fire Daniel Charles (Guest Star) 2015-2017
85% 87% Modern Family Martin (Guest Star) 2017 2015
No Score Yet 87% Chicago P.D. Daniel Charles (Guest Star) 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today's Take Guest 2016
No Score Yet 90% American Dad Ken Burns (Guest Voice) 2016
No Score Yet 25% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2014-2015 2011-2012
94% 92% The Good Wife R.D. (Guest Star) 2015
92% 84% Fargo Stavros Milos (Guest Star) 2014
55% 82% The Big C Paul Jamison (Character) 2010-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeff Probst Show Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2010
75% 79% Nip/Tuck Freddy Prune (Guest Star) 2007-2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bronx Is Burning Unknown (Character) 2007
67% No Score Yet HUFF Russell Tupper (Character) 2004-2006
75% 95% The West Wing Oliver Babish (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
2005 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Queens Supreme Judge Jack Moran (Character) 2003
58% No Score Yet Deadline Wallace Benton (Character) 2000-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Sy Brenner (Guest Star)

QUOTES FROM Oliver Platt CHARACTERS

Adrian Helmsley says: Yes sir. Who are you bringing?

Carl Anheuser says: Nobody! Who, my ex wife? Last thing she said to me, never want to see you again. So be it.

Hank Keogh says: I never heard of a crocodile crossing an ocean.

Hector Cyr says: Well, they conceal information like that in books.

Hank Keogh says: I'm going to say this because I believe in being straight with people: I think you are a mental.

Hector Cyr says: Sheriff, I appreciate your candor, really I do. I think it's always good to know where somebody's coming from and frankly your origins have been a bit of a mystery ... to me.

Pete Van Heuten says: Everybody has regrets. Guys our age, what else is there?

Nina Ostroff says: Can't we just be normal?

Terry Ostroff says: What's normal?

Terry Ostroff says: Okay I hurt my ankle.

Hector Cyr says: Let's not overlook the fact that he didn't eat me.

Jack Wells says: 'Cause he just ate a cow, stupid!

Hector Cyr says: [Upon finding a decaying toe] Is this the man that was killed?

Hank Keogh says: He seemed... taller.

Oh says: rub it in with my hand?

Oh says: Rub it in with my hand?

High Priest says: no your ball sack, yes your hand!

High Priest says: No your ball sack, yes your hand!

Carl Anheuser says: Where the hell is President Wilson!

Sally - President's Secretary says: He's praying, sir, and under these circumstances that's not such a bad idea.

Carl Anheuser says: Kind of galling when you realize that nutbags with cardboard signs had it right the whole time.

Peter Steinberg says: Oscar, about Amy... u know there is plenty of fish in the sea, right?

Peter Steinberg says: You do know there are other fish in the sea?

Oscar Novak says: Yeah, i used to think like that. but what if u find "the" fish?

Oscar Novak says: But what if you found *the* fish?

Man in Black says: We'll use [Cerebro] to find more mutants to recruit.

Man in Black says: Hank turned that radar installation into a transmitter. It's designed to amplify brain waves, so you it could enhance your telepathic powers. Help us find other mutants for our division.

Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto says: And what if they don't want to be found?

Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto says: What if they don't want to be found by you? [surprised to see the sudden appearance of Erik]

Professor Charles Xavier says: How's that for a magic trick?

Man in Black says: Best I've ever seen.

Professor Charles Xavier says: Would you like to see another trick?

Man in Black says: Yes I would!

Professor Charles Xavier says: Get in the car.

Man in Black says: Good idea!

Alex says: We buy from the children of dead people.