Eddie Platt (b. Eddie Platakis, Dec. 8, 1921, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American saxophonist. Platakis was raised in Rossford, Ohio. He began playing in a band there at age 16 and used the stage name Platt starting in high school (including at his graduation). He played gigs in Rossford and Cleveland until World War II, when he served in the Army and Air Force. After the war he played in strip clubs with the Johnny Pecon Band.