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  • Oliver Platt

    Born on January 12, 1960 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Frost/Nixon (2008)

Oliver Platt as "Bob Zelnick"

In 1977, three years after the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency, Richard Nixon (Frank Langella) selects British TV personality David Frost (Michael Sheen) to conduct a one-on-one, exclusive interview. Though Nixon believes it will be easy to mislead Frost, and the latter's own team doubts that he can stand up to the former president, what actually unfolds is an unexpectedly candid and revealing interview before the court of public opinion.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Aug 17th 2010, 5:24PM

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Jenna Busch on Aug 17th 2010, 5:00AM

Aug 17th 2010, 5:00AM

Oliver Platt Lands Mysterious 'X-Men: First Class' Role

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Mike Moody on Aug 16th 2010, 11:00AM

Aug 16th 2010, 11:00AM

The Remake Game: Jaws

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Jun 2nd 2010, 5:15PM

'Please Give' Movie Reviews

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Apr 29th 2010, 5:00PM

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Jan 18th 2010, 5:02PM

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'2012' Gets Bumped Back Four Months

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Jan 20th 2009, 7:10PM

Discuss: The Action Flicks of 2009

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William Goss on Jan 5th 2009, 5:02PM

Jan 5th 2009, 5:02PM

New 'Wonder Woman' Trailer Lacks Voice(s)

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Monika Bartyzel on Aug 5th 2008, 2:32PM

Aug 5th 2008, 2:32PM

Robin Williams Looks Into 'The Prince of Providence'

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Jun 11th 2008, 12:31PM

More Casting for Roland Emmerich's '2012'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Jun 2nd 2008, 1:02PM

Jun 2nd 2008, 1:02PM

Peet, Platt, and Hall Join New Holofcener Film

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Apr 23rd 2008, 1:02PM

Apr 23rd 2008, 1:02PM

An Early Review for Ron Howard's 'Frost/Nixon'

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Jessica Barnes on Apr 21st 2008, 1:32PM

Apr 21st 2008, 1:32PM

McLovin and Others Join Apatow's 'Year One'

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Dec 6th 2007, 7:02AM

Oliver Platt On Board for 'Frost/Nixon'

Posted by
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Jun 26th 2007, 1:32PM

Who is Killing the Great Chefs?

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Sep 13th 2006, 9:02AM

Seven More for The Ten

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Aug 7th 2006, 1:02PM

New On DVD - Aeon Flux, Casanova, Final Fantasy VII

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Robert Newton on Apr 27th 2006, 2:05PM

Apr 27th 2006, 2:05PM

Casanova clip up

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Dec 19th 2005, 5:32PM

Dec 19th 2005, 5:32PM


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