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Overview (2)

Born in Stamford, Connecticut, USA
Died in Greenport, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Louise Platt was born on August 3, 1915 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. She was an actress, known for Stagecoach (1939), Captain Caution (1940) and Forgotten Girls (1940). She was married to Jed Harris and Stanley Gould. She died on September 6, 2003 in Greenport, New York, USA.

Spouse (2)

Jed Harris (1939 - 1941) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Stanley Gould (? - ?) ( 1 child)

Trivia (8)

Daughter of a naval doctor and grew up in Annapolis, Maryland.
While performing in a high school play, she caught the attention of a theater producer from St. John's College.
First husband was theatre director Jed Harris, about whom the biography "The Curse of Genius" was written. They had one daughter. She remained married to her second husband, teacher/director Stanley Gould, until his death. They also had one daughter.
Once tested for the role of Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939).
Educated in New York, Manila and Hong Kong.
Alternated with her sister Jean in playing Belinda in "Johnny Belinda" on Broadway in 1941.
Her father was a US Navy officer, Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Louis Platt.
Broadway actress who entered films in 1938 only to exit in 1942, returning to the stage. Remembered perhaps only for her performance in 'Stagecoach' (1939).

Salary (1)

Stagecoach (1939) $9,000

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