David Platt (director)

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David Platt
Occupation Television director, producer, former sound engineer and actor
Years active 1980-Present

David Platt is a thrice Emmy-nominated[1] American film and television director. He has directed many episodes of Law & Order and its spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as an episode of The Wire. For The Wire Platt directed the fifth episode of the fourth season, "Alliances".[2][3] Show runner David Simon praised Platt's deft touch with the young actors and the scene where the boys discover a corpse in a vacant house. He has a house in Pennsylvania, and is friends with independent filmmaker/producer Carlton J. Albright[4]



  1. ^ "Awards for David Platt (III)". IMDB. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  2. ^ a b David Platt (2004-10-08). "Alliances". The Wire. Season 4. Episode 05. HBO.  Unknown parameter |writers= ignored (help)
  3. ^ a b "Episode guide - episode 42 Alliances". HBO. 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-09. 
  4. ^ Jim King (2003). "3rd Exclusive David Simon interview". The Wire at AOL. Retrieved 2007-11-05.  Page 5

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