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      Michael Higgins

      Highest Rated: 97% 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 poster
      The Conversation
      Wanda poster
      Wanda
      The Black Stallion poster The Black Stallion State and Main poster
      State and Main
      Angel Heart poster
      Angel Heart
      Rumble Fish poster
      Rumble Fish
      The Seduction of Joe Tynan poster
      The Seduction of Joe Tynan
      A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy poster
      A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

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      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      66% 57% Off the Black Al Cook (Character) $24.0K 2006
      39% 79% The Favor Mr. Ritter (Character) - 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
      82% 81% Angel Heart Dr. Albert Fowler (Character) $14.4M 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet On Valentine's Day Mr. Vaughn (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Seven Minutes in Heaven Senator Henry Peterson (Character) - 1986
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story Hanibal (Character) - 1983
      75% 80% Rumble Fish Mr. Harrigan (Character) - 1983
      74% 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
      75% 38% The Seduction of Joe Tynan Senator Pardew (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 52% An Enemy of the People Billing (Character) - 1978
      97% 89% The Conversation Paul (Character) $143.2K 1974
      No Score Yet 40% Desperate Characters Francis Early (Character) - 1971
      92% 70% Wanda Norman Dennis (Character) $51.7K 1970
      8% 63% 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 100% 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