Ben Platt

  • Birth Name: Benjamin Schiff Platt
  • Birth Place: Not Available
  • Profession: Actor

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.

Awards

  • 2017, Tony — Actor (Musical): Winner
  • 2020, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2017, Grammy — Best Musical Theater Album: Winner

Relationships

  • Henry Platt — Brother
  • Samantha — Sister
  • Hannah — Sister
  • Jonah Platt — Brother
  • Marc E. Platt — Father
  • Julie Platt — Mother

College

  • Attended Columbia University, New York City, New York, United States
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