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Michael Higgins

Highest Rated: 96% The Conversation (1974)

Lowest Rated: 8% The Arrangement (1969)

Birthday: Jan 20, 1920

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Michael Higgins was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Higgins appeared in such films as the Lee Grant drama "Pie in the Sky" (1964), "The Arrangement" (1969) with Kirk Douglas and the Shirley MacLaine horror movie "Desperate Characters" (1971). He also appeared in "Wanda" (1971), the Gene Hackman mystery "The Conversation" (1974) and the horror flick "The Stepford Wives" (1975) with Katharine Ross. He kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the drama sequel "Staying Alive" (1983) with John Travolta, the action movie "Rumble Fish" (1983) with Matt Dillon and "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (1985). He also appeared in the Lucinda Dickey musical "Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo" (1985). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Wind" (1992), the dramatic period piece "School Ties" (1992) with Brendan Fraser and "The Impostors" (1998) with Stanley Tucci. He also appeared in "Just the Ticket" (1999) and the comedic drama "State and Main" (2000) with Alec Baldwin. Higgins was most recently credited in "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" (Fox, 2011-12). Higgins passed away in November 2008 at the age of 88.

Highest rated movies

The Conversation
Wanda
The Black Stallion
The Seduction of Joe Tynan
State and Main
Angel Heart
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy
Rumble Fish

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
39% 79% The Favor Mr. Ritter (Character) - 2006
66% 57% Off the Black Al Cook (Character) $24.0K 2006
15% 32% Swimfan Mr. Tillman (Character) $28.6M 2002
85% 70% State and Main Doc Wilson (Character) $6.9M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Calm at Sunset Howard (Character) - 1996
60% 68% School Ties Mr. Gierasch (Character) $12.5M 1992
No Score Yet 52% The Local Stigmatic Drunk man (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forced March Andras Bereg (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Courtship Mr. Vaughn (Character) - 1987
79% 81% Angel Heart Dr. Albert Fowler (Character) $14.4M 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Seven Minutes in Heaven Senator Henry Peterson (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet On Valentine's Day Mr. Vaughn (Character) - 1986
74% 80% Rumble Fish Mr. Harrigan (Character) - 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story Hanibal (Character) - 1983
77% 57% A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy Reynolds (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kent State Professor Glenn Frank (Character) - 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Paul's Case Unknown (Character) - 1980
90% 83% The Black Stallion Jim Neville (Character) - 1979
86% 38% The Seduction of Joe Tynan Senator Pardew (Character) - 1979
No Score Yet 53% An Enemy of the People Billing (Character) - 1978
96% 90% The Conversation Paul (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 40% Desperate Characters Francis Early (Character) - 1971
92% 71% Wanda Norman Dennis (Character) $51.7K 1970
8% 64% The Arrangement Michael (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pie in the Sky Carl (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Edge of Fury Richard Barrie (Character) - 1958

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1991 1999
0% No Score Yet Dellaventura Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet 90% The Andy Griffith Show Mr. Clifford (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Tim Finnegan (Guest Star) 1963-1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ben Casey Dr. Roger O'Hara (Guest Star) 1964
92% 100% The Outer Limits Unknown (Character) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet One Step Beyond Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Studio One Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The United States Steel Hour Liam (Character) 1955