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Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins

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Also Known As: Died: November 5, 2008
Born: January 20, 1920 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine G
2.
American Carol, An (2008)
A cynical, Anti-American "Hollywood" filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
3.
Savages, The (2007)
When an estranged and senile father starts failing, his son and daughter are suddenly burdened with the heavy chore of care-giving for a man who once neglected and abused them.
4.
Favor, The (2006)
An unmarried photographer living in New Jersey receives a phone call from a woman who broke his heart 25 years ago. A week later, he has loved her and lost her all over again, and her troubled teenage son is living with him.
5.
Off the Black (2006)
A coming-of-age story of teenager Dave Tibbel who copes with his own distant father by forming an unlikely friendship with a disheveled, irascible high school umpire, Ray Cooke. As they grow more dependent on each other, Ray asks Dave to go to his 40th high school reunion and pretend to be his son,
6.
Clerks II (2006)
Ten years ago best friends Dante Hicks and Randal Graves were New Jersey mini-mall clerks still slacking off together in their early 20s. Now working in the fast-food universe, Dante and Randal have managed to maintain, and even hone, their in-your-face attitudes, agile skill with vulgarities and un
7.
Mrs. Harris (2006)
The story of Jean Harris, the WASPy headmistress of a prestigious girls academy, who murdered her rich Jewish boyfriend, Dr. Herman Tarnower, the creator of the Scarsdale Diet.
8.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
It's been three years since Austin Powers, that swinging international man of mystery, has faced his arch-nemesis, Dr. Evil. But after Dr. Evil and his accomplice Mini Me escape from a maximum-security prison, Austin is called to action once more in this third installment of the highly successful "Austin Powers" movie franchise. Teaming up with the mysterious Goldmember, Dr. Evil hatches a time-traveling scheme to take over the world, one that involves the kidnapping of Nigel Powers, Austin's beloved father and England's most renowned spy. As he chases the villains through time, Austin visits 1975 and joins forces with his old flame, Foxxy Cleopatra, a streetwise and stylish detective. Together Austin and Foxxy must find a way to save Nigel and stop Dr. Evil and Goldmember from their mischievous mayhem.
9.
Swimfan (2002) as Mr. Tillman
Ben Cronin is a high school senior who has just about everything going for him. He has a great girlfriend, Amy, and a swimming scholarship to Stanford in the works. Ben's life seems almost perfect. Then Madison, the alluring new girl in town, develops a crush on Ben, although she says she just wants
10.
State and Main (2000) as Doc Wilson
When a production company rolls into town, a quaint New England suburb turns Hollywood.
11.
Just the Ticket (1998) as Confessional Priest
Gary is a ticket scalper, and not just any scalper but the best in the business. But he has two problems: a seemingly wealthy competition who is willing to pay way over the odds to beat Gary to tickets, and his ex-wife who wants him to go straight. Although separated, Gary and Linda are still attrac
12.
Impostors, The (1998) as Older Man
Meet Arthur and Maurice, two down-and-out actors who want nothing more than to find the perfect roles. Arthur is thin and verbose--a apssionate man who literally lives to die, hoping one day to perform a death scene worthy of international reknown. Maurice is stout, impulsive and given to occasional
13.
Looking For Lola (1997) as Dancer
Fate takes a hand by putting two people together in this story about a New Jersey young man who's obsessed with the dance craze known as the Macarena -- and the Mexican-American dental assistant/dancer who is just the right girl for him.
14.
Calm at Sunset (1996) as Grandpa
A young man drops out of college to pursue his dream of owning a fishing boat as his father and grandfather did, even though this dream means disappointing his parents and losing his girlfriend. While working aboard a scallop fishing boat, he learns a shameful secret about his father's past, which u
15.
School Ties (1992) as Mr Gierasch
A Jewish boy attending an elite prep school hides his religion until another student brings it into the open.
16.
Wind (1992) as Artemus
Story set around the 1987 America's Cup yachting competition in Perth, Australia.
17.
Death Becomes Her (1992) as Dancer
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
18.
Perry Mason: Case of the Musical Murder (1989) as 4th Male Dancer
In this "Perry Mason" television movie, the director of a Broadway-bound musical is killed during the tryouts. Although Perry Mason can provide an iron-clad alibi for the accused, his testimony is questioned because he had taken a sedative. Realizing he is the young man's only hope, Mason volunteers
19.
New York Stories (1989) as Robber ("Life Without Zoe")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen's segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese's segment, based on Dostoyevsky's "The Gambler", centers on an artist's romance. Francis Coppola's segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York's Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
20.
Crusoe (1988) as Dr Martin
A retelling of the Robinson Crusoe story where a man gets shipwrecked on a desert island.
21.
Angel Heart (1987) as Doctor Fowler
A private investigator assigned to find a singer gets caught up in a mystery involving the devil himself.
22.
Barnum (1986) as Phineas Taylor
Phineas T Barnum tells the story of his life and career. Beginning in 1825 with a lottery scam, the rise of the budding showman and impresario is traced through his move to New York City and management of Jenny Lind, the "Swedish Nightingale," and General Tom Thumb. At age 65 he creates a circus gre
23.
Nobody's Child (1986) as Dr Walker
In an Emmy Award-winning performance (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special), Marlo Thomas starred as the real-life Marie Balter, a Massachusetts woman who spent 20 years in a mental institution and confounded physicians who considered her incapable of leading a normal life. She ultima
24.
On Valentine's Day (1986) as Mr Vaughn
25.
Seven Minutes In Heaven (1986) as Senator Peterdon
26.
Girls Just Want To Have Fun (1985) as Dancer
Comedy about a teenage girl who wants to enter a dance contest despite the opposition of her stern father.
27.
28.
Ernie Kovacs: Between the Laughter (1984) as William Spear
This TV movie about the pioneering TV comedian spotlights the little known story of his two-year search for the two young daughters abducted by his ex-wife following a bitter custody struggle that raged while he was making his meteoric rise from local Philadelphia television personality to network s
29.
Rumble Fish (1983) as Mr Harrigan
A small town gang leader is drawn into one more gang fight, after which his life begins to change.
30.
Staying Alive (1983) as Dancer
Sequel to "Saturday Night Fever." Tony Manero strikes out for the bright lights of Broadway.
31.
Cradle Will Fall, The (1983) as Dr Emmet Salem
The main twist in this suspense drama, about a lady assistant D.A. (Lauren Hutton) who stumbles onto a sinister plot involving unethical doctor James Farentino's youth-prolonging research at the local hospital, is the casting, in their regular roles, of several members of the daytime drama "Guiding
32.
Gift of Love: A Christmas Story, The (1983) as Hanibal
Lee Remick is a suburbanite whose Christmas holiday is shattered by the death of her mother (Angela Lansbury, in their first project together since "Anyone Can Whistle," the Stephen Sondheim musical), the failure of her husband's business and the possible collapse of her marriage, and only through a
33.
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982) as Reynolds
Three couples find their relationships tested during a country weekend.
34.
Born Beautiful (1982) as Walter Forrest
Erin Gray (of "Silver Spoons") and Lori Singer (of "Fame") are fashion models--one a superstar in the trade nearing thirty and urged to move into other areas while still at the top; the other a troubled high school student hoping to exploit her beauty--who become close friends and bitter competitors
35.
Kent State (1981) as Professor Glenn Frank
A large, relatively unfamiliar cast heads this dramatization of the four days of events leading up to the historic tragedy at Kent State University in May 1970, during the confrontation between National Guardsmen and students staging anti-war demonstrations. Director James Goldstone won an Emmy Awar
36.
Fort Apache, The Bronx (1981) as Heffernan
Murphy is an honest policeman whose beat is the dangerous South Bronx. He performs his job well and treats people with dignity in the the drug and gang infested neighborhood. But Murphy's superior officers maintain a policy of brutality in dealing with the locals. After he sees a fellow officer murd
37.
The Black Stallion (1979) as Jim Neville
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.
38.
Seduction Of Joe Tynan, The (1979) as Senator Ed Pardew
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. But it could be a big boost to his career, so he takes it on. Helping him prepare the case is pretty southern researcher Karen Traynor, and their developing relationship further complicates and compromises his life.
39.
King Of The Gypsies (1978) as Traffic Court Judge
On his deathbed, the head of a New York tribe of gypsies passes the mantle to his grandson, Dave. Angry at being passed over for control of the tribe, Dave's father Groffo begins plotting his son's death.
40.
An Enemy Of The People (1978) as Billing
A scientist stands against an entire town when he discovers their medicinal spa is polluted.
41.
Death Play (1976) as Sam
A murder takes place during the opening night of a Broadway show.
42.
The Stepford Wives (1975) as Mr Cornell
A recent arrival in suburbia suspects a sinister reason for the local women's model behavior.
43.
The Conversation (1974) as Paul
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.
44.
Wanda (1971) as Mr. Dennis
A rootless working class woman takes up with an abusive criminal.
45.
Desperate Characters (1971) as Francis Early
46.
The Arrangement (1969) as Michael
A car crash causes a rich man to reconsider the life he leads.
47.
Terror in the City (1966) as Carl
A 9 year-old boy runs away from his farm and ends up on the streets of New York City until he is taken in by a prostitute who helps him get back home.
48.
Edge of Fury (1958) as Richard Barrie
49.
Shades of Gray (1948) as

Cast (special)

50.
75th Annual Academy Awards, The (2003) as Male Dancer (Chicago Dance Performance)
Live coverage of the 75th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
51.
America's Dance Honors (1990)
A dance awards ceremony honoring dancers and dance companies in seven categories. Martha Graham, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Mikhail Baryshnikov were inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Academy. Dancer of the Decade award went to Michael Jackson; Choreographer of the Year to Paula Abdul.
52.
Story of a Marriage (1987) as Mr Vaughn
A five-part series, telecast as three consecutive "American Playhouse" presentations, tracing the trials and tribulations of author Horton Foote's family in a small Texas community from the turn of the 20th century thru the end of World War I. This is part of a nine-play cycle entitled "The Orphan's
53.
Firm, The (1983) as Judge Whitewood (Guest)
The cases of Martin Barry and Grace Harmon, a father-daughter criminal law team based in New York City. The pilot episode, a rather realistic look at police work and the day-to-day maneuvering among professionals in the criminal justice system, depicts Martin and Grace's defense of Dick Albright, a
54.
Carl Sandburg: Echoes and Silences (1982) as Father; Hobo
The film, by noted documentarian Perry Miller Adato, focuses on the work and early years of the renowned American poet, biographer, and historian, Carl Sandburg. A variety of materials and techniques, both documentary and dramatic, are woven together to create the portrait of Sandburg, and the last
55.
Patriots, The (1963) as James Munroe
The story, set in the 1790s, relates the clash between Thomas Jefferson -- a proponent of radical democracy, at least in his statements and writings if not in his actions -- and fellow revolutionary Alexander Hamilton -- a champion of a strong central government resembling the British monarchy -- an
56.
Defender, The (1957) as Sergeant James Sheeley
The pilot for the television series, "The Defenders." The story of Walter and Kenneth Pearson, a father-and-son legal team. Broadcast as two segments of "Studio One," the story relates how the Pearsons defend a young man accused of killing a woman during a robbery attempt.

Misc. Crew (special)

57.
America's Dance Honors (1990)
A dance awards ceremony honoring dancers and dance companies in seven categories. Martha Graham, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Mikhail Baryshnikov were inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Academy. Dancer of the Decade award went to Michael Jackson; Choreographer of the Year to Paula Abdul.
58.
America's Dance Honors (1990) as Dance Performer
A dance awards ceremony honoring dancers and dance companies in seven categories. Martha Graham, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Mikhail Baryshnikov were inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Academy. Dancer of the Decade award went to Michael Jackson; Choreographer of the Year to Paula Abdul.

Special Thanks (special)

59.
Taxicab Confessions 3 (1996) as Thanks
Unaware that they're being taped, late-night, New York City taxicab passengers reveal their innermost thoughts and secrets as they talk to their drivers. The passengers include a woman who reveals her problems with an unfaithful boyfriend and confesses to having cheated on him and shooting a boyfrie

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