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Born Edward Cuthbert Platt
February 14, 1916
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
Died March 19, 1974 (aged 58)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Body discovered March 19, 1974 (aged 58)
Years active 1949–1974
Edward Cuthbert Platt (February 14, 1916 – March 19, 1974) was an American actor best known for his portrayal of "The Chief" in the 1965-70 NBC/CBS television series Get Smart. With his deep voice and mature appearance, he played an eclectic mix of characters over the span of his career, cl.