Martha Raye

George Platt, theatrical producer

George Platt, theatrical producer

George Platt, a former New York theatrical producer who became a promotions director for a garden supply firm, died of renal failure Oct. 6 at Envoy Rehabilitation and Nursing in Pikesville. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of a grocer. The family lived on West Lanvale Street and on White Chapel Road in the Ashburton section of Northwest Baltimore.

He was a 1940 graduate of City College, where he performed in shows. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps and was stationed in Calcutta, India.

After the war he earned a bachelor's degree in 1950 at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also performed in...