Polly Platt

Film Producer + Production Designer and Screenwriter
Born Jul 27, 2011

Mary Marr "Polly" Platt was an American film producer, production designer and screenwriter.

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  • Warren Adler: Last Man Standing
    Huffington Post - Oct 15, 2012
  • Hollywood's Consummate All Rounder Made Movies Happen The Age
    Google News - Aug 23, 2011
  • Peter Bogdanovich: El Cinéfilo Empedernido Canal Tcm (Blog)
    Google News - Aug 20, 2011
  • Remembering Polly Platt: A Collaborative Filmmaker, Friend To Aff, And Mentor ... Austin Chronicle
    Google News - Aug 18, 2011


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1939 Birth Born on January 29, 1939.


1962 23 Years Old Platt was married to director Peter Bogdanovich from 1962 to 1971. … Read More


1984 45 Years Old The 1984 film Irreconcilable Differences, starring Ryan O'Neal, Shelley Long and Drew Barrymore, was reportedly loosely based on her marriage to Bogdanovich, and their divorce, and Platt herself confirmed the film "got more right than wrong." Platt died aged 72 on July 27, 2011 in Manhattan from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
1985 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Platt worked extensively with James L. Brooks throughout her career. She was the executive vice president of his production company Gracie Films from 1985 to 1995. … Read More


1994 55 Years Old In 1994, she was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award. … Read More


2003 64 Years Old In 2003, she appeared in the BBC documentary film Easy Riders, Raging Bulls. … Read More
2011 73 Years Old Died on July 27, 2011.
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