Edward Platt Overview:

Character actor, Edward Platt, was born Edward Cuthbert Platt on Feb 14, 1916 in Staten Island, NY. Platt died at the age of 58 on Mar 19, 1974 in Santa Monica, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.

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[the Sheriff warns Jim about the brothers of a murderous Deputy Sheriff Jim killed in self-defense]
Sheriff J.C. Marston: When they hear about this, they're going to come looking for you.
Jim Slater: Seems logical.
Sheriff J.C. Marston: If it's your idea to shoot it out with them, you're going to lose.
Jim Slater: Could be.
Sheriff J.C. Marston: And even if you beat 'em, you're going to lose... because I'm going to hang the man that wins.


Johnny Haggerty: It's tough to be a good guy and a cop at the same time.


Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: You go get the luggage. Be careful with the fresh eggs. They're wrapped in paper.
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear.
Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: Oh, and Ben?
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear?
Mrs. Amelia Tarbell: I want you to write a letter to the president of this railway. There were men smoking in the parlor car. Disgraceful! I've taken his number.
Ben Tarbell: Yes, dear.


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Edward Platt Facts
Platt's death is somewhat of a mystery. For years it was reported he died from a heart attack at age 58. More recently it has been alleged (the information found on-line) that his son Jeff spoke out and stated in an interview that his father died as the result of suicide in 1974 after two previous attempts while suffering from an undiagnosed and untreated depression that was further sparked by financial troubles.

Had one daughter by his first wife; two sons and a daughter by second wife Suzanne.

Best remembered by the public for his starring role as the C.O.N.T.R.O.L. Chief in "Get Smart" (1965).

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