August 3, 1915|
Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||September 6, 2003
Greenport, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Jed Harris (1939–1941) (divorced) 1 child
Stanley Gould (1950) 1 child
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.
|1938||I Met My Love Again||Joan Bennett, Henry Fonda||Brenda|
|Spawn of the North||George Raft, Henry Fonda||Dian 'Di' Turlon|
|1939||Stagecoach||Claire Trevor, John Wayne||Lucy Mallory|
|Tell No Tales||Melvyn Douglas||Ellen Frazier|
|1940||Forgotten Girls||Robert Armstrong||Judy Wingate|
|Captain Caution||Victor Mature||Corunna Dorman|
|1942||Street of Chance||Burgess Meredith, Claire Trevor||Virginia Thompson|
- "Louise Platt, 88; Last Survivor of Passengers in Movie 'Stagecoach'". Los Angeles Times. 2003-09-25. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
- "Louise Platt - Obituaries". The Independent. 2003-10-02. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
- Louise Platt at the Internet Movie Database
- Louise Platt at the Internet Broadway Database
- Louise Platt at Find a Grave
- Portraits of Louise Platt from Stagecoach by Ned Scott
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