Oliver Platt

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  • Birth Place: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/12/1960, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Fargo Boss Breaks Down That (Very Familiar) Money Shot

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Fargo's episode "Eating the Blame." If you haven't seen it yet, may you be plagued with doubts until you do.]read more

Tuesday TV: Playing House, the Fabulous Fargo

If at first you don't succeed, try cable. Which helps explain the déjà vu feeling that accompanies USA Network's new-but-kinda-familiar Playing House (Tuesday, 10/9c), starring and executive produced by real-life BFFs and partners-in-comedy Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair, who performed similar duties for the blink-and-you-missed-it NBC sitcom dud Best Friends Forever, which aired for several weeks two midseasons ago.

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Aw, Jeez! Fargo Series "Too Good" for Stars to Pass Up

Fargo was a hit Oscar-winning film in 1996, but nearly 20 years later, it remains to be seen if fans want to see more. On Tuesday at 10/9c, FX is betting that they will when it debuts its new Fargo series starring Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton and Hobbit star Martin Freemanread more

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X-Men: First Class
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Year Title Description
2014 Fargo TV Show Series, Actor - Stavros Milos
2014 Chef Movie, Actor - Ramsey Michel
2013 Lucky Them Movie, Actor - Giles
2013 Legends Of Oz Movie, Actor - Wiser the Owl
2012 The Oranges Movie, Actor - Terry Ostroff

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Key and Peele Join the Cast of FX's Fargo

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have joined FX's upcoming Fargo adaptation.

The duo, best known for their Comedy Central sketch show Key and Peele, will star in a guest arc in the final four episodes of the 10-episode series. read more

Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk Joins Fargo

Better Call Saul might turn into Better Call Bob!

Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk has landed a new gig on FX's upcoming limited series Fargo, the network announced Friday.

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Odenkirk, best known for playing the shady lawyer on the AMC hit series, has been cast as Deputy Bill Olsen... read more

Kate Walsh Joins FX's Fargo

Kate Walsh should start brushing up on her Minnesota accent. The Private Practice and Grey's Anatomy alum has joined the cast of FX'supcoming limited series FargoTVLine reports.

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Laura Linney Says Goodbye to The Big C

When it comes to acting, Laura Linney knows no fear. She has embodied everyone from steely First Lady Abigail Adams in HBO's John Adams to FDR's mousy cousin/lover in the ­recent biopic Hyde Park on Hudson. But with her Golden Globe-winning performance on The Big C, she took on a seemingly impossible feat: making cancer funny.

Now the show is being put to rest with a four-­episode finale, but neither Linney nor her character, Cathy, is going down quietly. Tonight's episode finds her struggling with chemotherapy — she wants to stop treatment so she can feel well enough to take care of her family and make sure they'll be strong enough to survive without her.

Soon after the show's fourth season wrapped, the 49-year-old three-time Emmy winner shared her thoughts about the end of Cathy's journey.

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The Big C Bosses Reflect on the Final Season: We Ended It the Way We Wanted To

The Big C's creator and executive producer Darlene Hunt -- much like the series' heroine, Cathy Jamison (Laura Linney) --  isn't afraid to tell it like it is. Even when the truth hurts. "Honestly, I actually always envisioned it as... read more

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