David J Latt

Acclaimed director David Platt began his career in television in the sound department. In 1980, he served as production manager in the horror movie "The Children", in which he also appeared as the Chauffeur. The next ... Read more »

Filmography

Producer (19)

Citizen Baines 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Producer

ATF 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Co-Executive Producer

EZ Streets 1992 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Sisters 1990 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Producer

The Edge 1992 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

If Not For You 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Producer

Under Suspicion 1992 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Bakersfield P.D. 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Producer

Get a Life! 1990 - 1992 (TV Show)

Producer

Man of the People 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Producer

The Marshall Chronicles 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Producer

Monster Manor 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Producer

After Midnight 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Supervising Producer

Hill Street Blues 1980 - 1987 (TV Show)

Producer

Stir Crazy 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Producer

Steel Collar Man 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Producer

Gotham (TV Show)

Producer

Out of Time (TV Show)

Producer

Twin Peaks (TV Show)

Producer
Writer (1)

Max Knight: Ultra Spy (TV Show)

Creator
Production Management (1)

Fast Charlie - The Moonbeam Rider 1977 (Movie)

(Location Manager)

Biography

Acclaimed director David Platt began his career in television in the sound department. In 1980, he served as production manager in the horror movie "The Children", in which he also appeared as the Chauffeur. The next year he worked on "Friday the 13th Part 2" as a boom operator, and maintained this crew position through the '90s, working on films like "Weekend at Bernie's II", "Quiz Show", and "Clockers". In 1994, he began working in TV on "Law & Order" as a boom operator and a sound mixer. In 1996, he stepped up to the director's chair on "Law & Order", a series he would continue to revisit until 2005. He earned three Emmy nominations for his work on the show, and went on to direct episodes of the series' spin-offs "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", "Law & Order: Trial by Jury", and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". In 2008, Platt stepped up to producer on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". He's also directed episodes of a number of noteworthy drama series, among them: "The Wire", "House, M.D.", and "Lie to Me".

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