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      Polly Platt

      Polly Platt

      Highest Rated: 98% Broadcast News (1987)

      Lowest Rated: 20% The Evening Star (1996)

      Birthday: Jan 29, 1939

      Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, USA

      A versatile behind-the-camera talent, Polly Platt began her Hollywood career alongside then-husband Peter Bogdanovich on several Roger Corman cheapies before serving as his production designer on "The Last Picture Show" (1971), "What's Up, Doc?" (1972) and "Paper Moon" (1973). Platt also reached immense professional heights on her own in a variety of fields, serving the production designer on "The Bad News Bears" (1976), "A Star Is Born" (1976), "The Man with Two Brains" (1983), "The Witches of Eastwick" (1987) and James L. Brooks's "Terms of Endearment" (1983). She wrote the screenplay and produced the film "Pretty Baby" (1978), before partnering with Brooks to segue into an impressive producing career, notching producer credits for "Broadcast News" (1987), "Say Anything " (1989), "The War of the Roses" (1989), "I'll Do Anything" (1994), "The Evening Star" (1996) and "Bottle Rocket" (1996). Behind the camera, Platt left an indelible mark as a pioneer for women in the entertainment industry, thanks to her immensely versatile creative talents.

      Highest rated movies

      Sugar Town

      Photos

      THE THIEF WHO CAME TO DINNER, production designer Polly Platt, 1973

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      92% 84% Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Executive Producer $7.0K 2011
      No Score Yet 83% Have Dreams, Will Travel Executive Producer - 2007
      67% 50% Sugar Town Maggie (Character) $177.8K 1999
      86% 79% Bottle Rocket Producer $488.6K 1996
      20% 61% The Evening Star Producer $12.7M 1996
      67% 41% I'll Do Anything Producer $10.2M 1994
      83% 71% The War of the Roses Executive Producer $84.1M 1989
      98% 85% Say Anything... Producer $20.0M 1989
      67% 62% The Witches of Eastwick Production Design $58.7M 1987
      98% 79% Broadcast News Executive Producer $49.2M 1987
      82% 83% Terms of Endearment Production Design - 1983
      35% 34% Young Doctors in Love Production Design - 1982
      No Score Yet 60% The Sin Writer - 1979
      71% 58% Pretty Baby Screenwriter - 1978
      37% 63% A Star Is Born Production Design - 1976
      83% 72% Thieves Like Us Costume Design - 1974
      90% 94% Paper Moon Production Design,
      Costume Design
      - 1973
      No Score Yet 56% The Thief Who Came to Dinner Production Design - 1973
      98% 89% The Last Picture Show Production Design - 1971
      89% 81% Targets Writer - 1968
      63% 45% The Wild Angels Costume Design - 1966