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Ben Platt Biography

Birth Name:
Benjamin Schiff Platt

Fast Facts

  • Joined the national tour of Caroline, or Change at age 11
  • Played the role of Elder Cunningham in the Chicago production of The Book of Mormon from 2012-13
  • In 2014, made his Broadway debut in the musical The Book of Mormon, reprising his role as Elder Cunningham


  • 2020Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: nominated


  • Henry Platt -- Brother
  • Jonah Platt -- Brother
  • Julie Platt -- Mother
  • Hannah -- Sister
  • Samantha -- Sister