Oliver Platt is a Canadian-born American actor. He was born on 12th January 1960. He was acclaimed for starring roles in many blockbuster movies including “Flatliners in 1990”, “The three Musketeers om 1993, A time to kill, and executive decision in 1996, and many others. He is also publicly appreciated for her role in TV series including the West Wing, The Big C, and so on.
He was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada where his father was posted at that time. His parents were American. He grew up in foreign service. His father Nicholas accompanied President Nixon on his 1972 trip to China and served as ambassador to Pakistan, Zambia, and the Philippines. The approximate net worth of the actor is $215 million.
When he was just a nine-year kid, he visited the Kennedy center in Washington where a performance influenced her much and inspires her to start a career in the acting field. His first big break came when he played a role in the movie titled ‘Married to the Mob’ in 1988.
He started his acting career working in a theater in Boston. Then he move to New Tork where he worked with regional productions and also performed at venues including the Lincoln Center and the New York Shakespeare festival.
After getting “Married to the Mob”, he appeared in several movies. The list of his well-known performances includes “Working Girl”, “Please Give”, “The Ice Harvest”, “Casanova”, “Chicago Med”, “Executive decision”, “A time to Kill”, “The impostors”, Dangerous beauty”, “Simon Birch”, “Don’t say a word”, “Zig Zag”, “The Ice Harvest”. “Pieces of April”, “Kinsey”, “Love & Other Drugs”, “The Oranges”, “chef”, “Rules Don’t Time”, and many others.
In 1987, he appeared first time on television in an episode of “The Equalizer”. Next year, he can be seen in an episode of “Miami Vice” and then worked in several TV shows and series.
Apart from being an actor, he is also a successful entrepreneur and investor. With his acting work, he has earned nominations for Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony, and SAG awards. Recently he has done cameos in the shows named “The Good Wife” and “The Modern Family”.
He attended twelve different schools which also include the American School in Japan. After completing high school he attended Tufts University where he become friends with Hank Azaria and get majored in acting.
On 12th September 1992, he got married to Mary Camilla Bonsal Campbell. They have 3 children together. He is a very family person and devotes a good time to his family.