Oliver Platt

Biography: Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. His place of birth is often reported as Washington because that is where his parents resided at the time. His parents are Sheila Maynard, a former clinical social worker in Islamabad, and Nicholas Platt who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, the Philippines, and Pakistan. Oliver is the middle child of three sons. His older brother Adam is a writer for New York Magazine and his younger brother Nicholas Jr. is a publishing executive.

Due to his father's diplomatic career, Oliver Platt's family moved to many different places, including the Middle and Far East, and he attended many different schools. In 1983, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Drama from Tufts University, Massachusetts. In September 1992, Oliver Platt married Mary Camilla Bonsal Campbell at the First Congregational Church in Kittery Point, Maine. Camilla Campbell works as a freelance assistant producer of documentary films in New
Oliver Platt was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. His place of birth is often reported as Washington because that is where his parents resided at the time. His parents are Sheila Maynard, a former clinical social worker in Islamabad, and Nicholas Platt who served as the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia, the Philippines, and Pakistan. Oliver is the middle child of three sons. His older brother Adam is a writer for New York Magazine and his younger brother Nicholas Jr. is a publishing executive.

Due to his father's diplomatic career, Oliver Platt's family moved to many different places, including the Middle and Far East, and he attended many different schools. In 1983, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Drama from Tufts University, Massachusetts.

In September 1992, Oliver Platt married Mary Camilla Bonsal Campbell at the First Congregational Church in Kittery Point, Maine. Camilla Campbell works as a freelance assistant producer of documentary films in New York. They have three children, Lili (born in 1994), George (born in 1997), and Claire (born in 1999).
Oliver Platt is mainly a movie actor and says that he enjoys playing interesting supporting roles. His major tv credits include the Award-winning role as Russell Tupper in Huff and recurring roles in The West Wing and Bored To Death.
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Oliver Platt's Scores

Average career score: 52
Highest Metascore: 89 The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Lowest Metascore: 23 Ready to Rumble
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 34
  2. Negative: 10 out of 34
34 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Mortdecai Jan 23, 2015 Cast tbd
28 A Merry Friggin' Christmas Nov 7, 2014 Hobo Santa 5.0
89 The Tale of The Princess Kaguya Oct 17, 2014 Lord Minster Of The Right Abe 8.2
60 Kill the Messenger Oct 10, 2014 Jerry Ceppos 7.9
65 Lucky Them May 30, 2014 Giles 6.0
68 Chef May 9, 2014 Cast / Ramsey Michel 7.7
25 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return May 9, 2014 Wiser / Wiser The Owl 5.7
29 CZ12 Oct 18, 2013 Lawrence Morgan 4.2
69 Ginger & Rosa Mar 15, 2013 Cast / Principal Cast / Mark Two 7.3
46 The Oranges Oct 5, 2012 Terry Ostroff 6.9
65 X-Men: First Class Jun 3, 2011 Man In Black 7.8
55 Love and Other Drugs Nov 24, 2010 Bruce Jackson 6.1
78 Please Give Apr 30, 2010 Alex 7.5
49 2012 Nov 13, 2009 Carl Anheuser 5.5
34 Year One Jun 19, 2009 High Priest 4.6
80 Frost/Nixon Dec 5, 2008 Bob Zelnick 7.8
48 Martian Child Nov 2, 2007 Jeff 7.7
45 Loverboy Jun 16, 2006 Mr. Pomeroy 6.8
57 Casanova Dec 25, 2005 Paprizzio 5.3
62 The Ice Harvest Nov 23, 2005 Pete Van Heuten 5.9
79 Kinsey Nov 12, 2004 Herman Wells 7.8
70 Pieces of April Oct 17, 2003 Jim Burns 7.1
58 ZigZag Jun 14, 2002 Mr. Walters / 'The Toad' 6.0
38 Don't Say a Word Sep 28, 2001 Dr. Louis Sachs 5.6
23 Ready to Rumble Apr 7, 2000 Jimmy King 6.0
42 Gun Shy Feb 4, 2000 Fulvio Nesstra 8.4
42 Bicentennial Man Dec 17, 1999 Rupert Burns 7.3
36 Three to Tango Oct 22, 1999 Peter Steinberg 6.5
34 Lake Placid Jul 16, 1999 Hector Cyr 6.2
39 Simon Birch Sep 11, 1998 Ben Goodrich 7.1