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Louise Platt: Actress (1915-2003) (1915 - 2003)
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Louise Platt
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Intro Actress
Was Actor Stage actor Television actor Film actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 3 August 1915, Stamford, USA
Death 6 September 2003, Greenport, USA (aged 88 years)
Star sign Leo
Louise Platt
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Biography

Louise Platt (August 3, 1915 – September 6, 2003) was an American theater, film, and TV actress.

Early years

Platt was born in Stamford, Connecticut, and grew up in Annapolis, Maryland. Her father was a dental surgeon in the Navy.

Career

Platt's first professional acting experience came in stock theater in Suffern, New York. She went on to act in stock productions "from Maine to Virginia to Minnesota". Her Broadway credits include The Traitor (1949), Anne of the Thousand Days (1948), Five Alarm Waltz (1941), In Clover (1937), Promise (1936), Spring Dance (1936), and A Room in Red and White (1936).

George Bancroft, John Wayne and Louise Platt in Stagecoach (1939)

Platt is best remembered for her role as the officer's pregnant wife in John Ford's Stagecoach (1939). After two years on Broadway, she came to Hollywood in 1938. She returned to the New York stage in 1942 after acting in a half-dozen movies. She worked with Rex Harrison in Anne of the Thousand Days on Broadway in 1948 and in the 1950s played a variety of roles on television, including two appearances on Alfred Hitchcock Presents and a recurring role as Ruth Holden on The Guiding Light.

Personal life

Platt was first married to theater director Jed Harris, who abused her. On August 25, 1950, she married director Stanley Gould in North Guilford, Connecticut. They remained wed until his death. Each of her marriages produced one daughter.

Death

On September 6, 2003, Platt died at a hospital in Greenport, New York, at age 88. The cause of her death was not disclosed.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/louise-platt-37203.html
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7871184
http://thenedscottarchive.com/galleries/film-stars.html#louiseplatt
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