The Info List - Louise Platt

Louise Platt
Louise Platt
(August 3, 1915 – September 6, 2003) was an American theater, film, and TV actress.


1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Filmography 4 References 5 External links


George Bancroft, John Wayne
John Wayne
and Louise Platt
Louise Platt
in Stagecoach (1939)

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
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.[1] Personal life[edit] Platt was born in Stamford, Connecticut. She married twice, first to theatre director Jed Harris, who abused her. She was later married to Stanley Gould, until his death.[2] Filmography[edit]

Year Title Costars Role

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
Louise Platt
- Obituaries". The Independent. 2003-10-02. Retrieved 2015-08-02. 

External links[edit]

Louise Platt
Louise Platt
on IMDb Louise Platt
Louise Platt
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
Louise Platt
Louise Platt
at Find a Grave Portraits of Louise Platt
Louise Platt
from Stagecoach by Ned Scott

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 34029943 LCCN: no93026704 SNAC: w65g34km

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