Ben Platt Biography

Also Credited As: Benjamin Platt
 
Bio:
Ben Platt recently release an album, titled "Sing to Me Instead." Platt received a Grammy Award for his role on the DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING), as well as a 2018 Daytime Emmy Award for his part in the cast's powerful performance of "You Will Be Found" on NBC's TODAY. His ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Ben Platt recently release an album, titled "Sing to Me Instead." Platt received a Grammy Award for his role on the DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING), as well as a 2018 Daytime Emmy Award for his part in the cast's powerful performance of "You Will Be Found" on NBC's TODAY. His ... (read more)

Ben Platt recently release an album, titled "Sing to Me Instead."



Platt received a Grammy Award for his role on the DEAR EVAN HANSEN (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING), as well as a 2018 Daytime Emmy Award for his part in the cast's powerful performance of "You Will Be Found" on NBC's TODAY. His rapidly growing body of work also includes memorable roles in the Tony® Award-winning original Broadway production of The Book of Mormon and the blockbuster films, Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2, amongst many others. Platt will next lead an all-star cast in the much-anticipated new series, The Politician, produced by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan (Glee) and co-starring Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Zoey Deutch. Co-executive produced by Platt, The Politician will premiere later this year on Netflix. He will also star in the upcoming films "Run This Town" - premiering at this year's SXSW Film Festival - and "Broken Diamonds."

Ben Platt Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2017 - Best Leading Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen