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Oliver Platt as The West Wing's Oliver Babish
Oliver Platt as The West Wing's Oliver Babish

Oliver Platt (born January 12, 1960 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian film and television actor. The son of Nicholas Platt, a career diplomat, and grandson of American architect Geoffrey Platt, he currently stars as lawyer Russell Tupper in Huff. Image File history File linksMetadata Oliverplatt2x19. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Oliverplatt2x19. ... The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Location City Information Established: 1854 (as village) 1892 (as city) Area: City: 120. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nicholas Platt (born March 10, 1936 in New York, New York), is an American diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Pakistan, Philippines, Zambia, and as a high level diplomat in Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Japan. ... This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction. ... Huff is a Showtime television series about a successful psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly when a 15-year-old client commits suicide in his office. ...


He also played Oliver Babish, special counsel to the President, on the TV show The West Wing. Oliver Platt as The West Wings Oliver Babish Oliver Babish is a fictional character in the NBC television series The West Wing. ... The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ...


He is a distant cousin of Diana, Princess of Wales, through their shared descent from American heiress Frances Work. The Lady Diana Frances Spencer (Diana Frances Mountbatten-Windsor, née Spencer) (July 1, 1961–August 31, 1997) was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. ... Frances Ellen Work (1857-1947) was an American heiress and a great-grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales. ...


Platt graduated from Tufts University. In 1993, he married Camilla Campbell, and they have three children, Lili, George, and Claire. Tufts University is a private university located in Medford, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. ...


Rumor has it that he is the inspiration for the character of Jeff "Comic Book Guy" Albertson on The Simpsons.


Partial filmography

DVD cover Flatliners is a 1990 movie starring Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin and Oliver Platt as medical students experimenting with near-death experiences. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1990. ... Beethoven (1991) is a movie about a St. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1992. ... The Three Musketeers is a 1993 movie version of the classic story from Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Stephen Herek. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1993. ... Executive Decision is a 1996 action film released on Friday, March 15, 1996. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... A Time to Kill is the name of a 1996 feature film adaptation of the 1989 legal suspense thriller A Time to Kill by John Grisham. ... Bulworth was an American movie released in 1998 which was written, directed, and starred Warren Beatty, and co-starred Halle Berry. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1998. ... The Impostors is a 1998 farce motion picture written and directed by Stanley Tucci, starring Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Alfred Molina, Tony Shalhoub, Steve Buscemi, and Billy Connolly. ... Doctor Dolittle is the central character of a series of childrens books by Hugh Lofting. ... Simon Birch is a 1998 movie based on the novel A Prayer for Owen Meany, directed by Mark Steven Johnson and starring Ashley Judd. ... Lake Placid is a 1999 comedy/horror film, directed by Steve Miner, about a 30-foot long crocodile (created by famous Stan Winston Studios) which is released into a lake in Vermont. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... Three to Tango is a 1999 romantic comedy starring Matthew Perry, Neve Campbell, Dylan McDermott and Oliver Platt. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1999. ... The Bicentennial Man is a novella by Isaac Asimov. ... Ready To Rumble is a 2000 comedy movie directed by Brian Robbins and written by Steven Brill, based around the now-defunct professional wrestling promotion World Championship Wrestling. ... The West Wing is a popular and widely acclaimed American television serial drama created by Aaron Sorkin and produced and co-written by John Wells. ... This is a list of television-related events in 2001. ... Pieces of April is a 2003 movie written and directed by Peter Hedges. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2003. ... Hope Springs is a 2003 romantic-comedy film about Colin (Played by Colin Firth), an English painter who comes to the United States after a traumatic experience. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2003. ... Starring John Cusack as Charlie Arglist, Billy Bob Thornton as Vic, Connie Nielsen as Renata, Randy Quaid as Bill Guerrard, Oliver Platt as Pete Van Heuten And Ned Bellamy as Sidney The Ice Harvest Directed By Harold Ramis November 23, 2005 From: Focus Features Category: Film stubs ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Giacomo Casanova (April 5, 1725 - June 4, 1798). ...

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Interview - Oliver Platt for "The Ice Harvest" (2472 words)
In Dangerous Beauty (1998), Platt was able to exercise his nasty side as a bitter nobleman-turned-religious zealot in 16th-century Venice; that same year, his capacity for exasperated quirkiness was displayed in Bulworth, which cast him as Warren Beatty's put-upon, coke-snorting campaign manager.
Platt: You know that was much more of a kind of cameo, I love the movie, I love the story, I love Johnny as a fun little role but it was more of a cameo, not anywhere near as developed as this role.
Platt: We do it on a case by case basis Nut, if it all ended the episode I did a couple of weeks ago, that aired a couple of weeks ago was the last one I was on that would be a very fitting end to Oliver Babish I think.
Oliver Platt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (176 words)
Oliver Platt as The West Wing's Oliver Babish
Oliver Platt (born January 12, 1960 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian film and television actor.
The son of Nicholas Platt, a career diplomat, and grandson of American architect Geoffrey Platt, he currently stars as lawyer Russell Tupper in Huff.
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