Don't Say a Word - About the Cast - Oliver Platt


Last Update: 24 September 2001

OLIVER PLATT plays Dr. Louis Sachs, a psychiatrist who finds himself drawn into a disturbing situation involving a young patient.

Platt garnered critical acclaim in the controversial political drama "Bulworth," as Warren Beatty's political advisor. Directly after that, he starred as a villain in Eddie Murphy's hit comedy "Dr. Dolittle." Platt also starred in "Simon Birch," opposite Ashley Judd and the Stanley Tucci-directed film "The Imposters," opposite Tucci, Isabella Rosellini, Lili Taylor and Steve Buscemi.

Audiences have enjoyed him in such films as "Executive Decision," "A Time to Kill," "Indecent Proposal," "Married to the Mob," "Postcards from the Edge," "Working Girls," "Flatliners, "Betty and the Loon," "Tall Tales," "Adventures of Pecos Bill," "Crusoe" and "The Three Musketeers." His starring role in "Funny Bones" earned him further accolades. Additional films include "Lake Placid," "Three to Tango, "Gun Shy" and "Bicentennial Man."

The son of a career diplomat, Platt was born in Washington, D.C., and spent part of his childhood in Asia and the Middle East. He graduated from Tufts University with a degree in drama and immediately began working in regional theater, as well as Off-Broadway in such productions as "The Tempest," "Moon Over Miami," "Sparks in the Park" and "Urban Blight." He starred in the Lincoln Center production of "Ubu" and the Mike Nichols-produced "Elliot Loves."



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