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David Higgins

Biography

Popular actor and writer, best for his focus on sitcoms like Ellen and Malcolm in the centre. He also performed the function of Reginald Bitters in the series BIG STYLE Hurry. He was the receiver of a high scholarship towards the Des Moines Iowa playhouse, where he created his craft. He previously a long-standing obsession using the present Laurel and Hardy. His dad was a manger of most janitorial-related problems in the Western world Des Moines college program. He acted alongside Frankie Muniz in the acclaimed Fox series, Malcolm in the centre.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth December 9, 1961
Place Of Birth New York
Profession Screenwriter
Nationality British
Movies Hiding Out, Payback, Coldblooded, The Wrong Guy, Snake Eyes, The Great Buck Howard, Miss Nobody, State of Bacon, The Council of Dads
TV Shows Mike & Molly, Big Time Rush, Malcolm in the Middle, The Army Show, Ellen, Misconceptions, American Men
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1Graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, the same school that Cloris Leachman graduated from.
2Visits Des Moines, Iowa three times a year for Christmas and to appear on the Variety Club Telethon in March.
3Lives with his family in Studio City, California
4Moved to California with his two brothers in 1985
5Travelled the roads of Iowa with his brother and their comedy troupe "Don't Quit Your Day Job", where they played at hotels and restaurants.
6One of five children
7Fan of Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
8Stepfather of Gabe and Janie
9Studied liberal arts at the University of Iowa for a year, before realizing that performance was his passion and he chose to drop out.
10Brother of Steve Higgins and Alan J. Higgins


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Molly2011-2016TV SeriesHarry
Comedy Bang! Bang!2015TV SeriesJanitor
International Ghost Investigators2014-2015TV SeriesDave
State of Bacon2014Bacon Dreamer
Big Time Rush2009-2013TV SeriesReginald Bitters
Wendell and Vinnie2013TV SeriesRay
The Murder House Tour: Presented by Eternal Dakness of Hollywood, Inc.2012Video shortStan
Californication2012TV SeriesJohn
American Horror Story2011TV SeriesStan
Last Man Standing2011TV SeriesBill Calhoun
The Council of Dads2011TV MovieTroupe Leader
Miss Nobody2010Morty Wickham
In the Motherhood2009TV SeriesIceman
True Jackson, VP2008TV SeriesDave
Outsourced2008TV SeriesRonny
The Great Buck Howard2008Mark Simpson (as David Higgins)
When You Wish Upon a Fish2007ShortShannon (as David Higgins)
Big Day2007TV SeriesFrancis
The Mediocre Samaritan2007ShortRichard Paul Risvold
American Men2006TV MovieTyler
Help Me Help You2006TV SeriesAl / Dr. Al 'Big Beat' Higgins
Malcolm in the Middle2000-2006TV SeriesCraig Feldspar Craig
Venti Vice2006ShortChip House (as David Higgins)
Misconceptions2006TV Series
The Paperboy2005ShortEvil Project Manager #2 (as David Higgins)
Three Blind Mice2004ShortBruce Atkins / DMV Manager
My Wife and Kids2003TV SeriesAlexander Burns
Judging Amy1999TV SeriesDet. Bob Redlich
The Army Show1998TV SeriesMaster Sgt. Dave Hopkins MSgt. Dave Hopkins
NewsRadio1995-1998TV SeriesManager / Santa
Snake Eyes1998Ned Campbell
Ellen1994-1998TV SeriesJoe Farrell
The Pretender1998TV SeriesKidnapper
The Wrong Guy1997Det. Arlen
The Moravian Massacre1996DocumentaryWilliam Irvine
Malcolm & Eddie1996TV SeriesBill Fontaine
Payback1995Jim Koval
Coldblooded1995Lance
After the Shock1990TV MovieLt. Rich Allen
Tapeheads1988Visual Aplomb (as Dave Higgins)
Hiding Out1987Student (as David Higgins)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
International Ghost InvestigatorsTV Series writer - 11 episodes, 2014 - 2015 creator - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
The Wrong Guy1997written by - as David Higgins
364 Girls a Year1996character in play "The Girly Magazine Party" - as Dave Higgins
Higgins Boys and Gruber1990TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Malcolm in the Middle2000-2005TV Series performer - 4 episodes

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Wrong Guy1997executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
International Ghost Investigators2014TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Blackjack2004TV SeriesHimself
Discovery Health Celebrity Body Challenge2004TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Politically Incorrect1997TV SeriesHimself
Second City Headlines & News1996-1997TV SeriesHimself
MADtv1996TV SeriesHimself
The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favorite New Television Comedy Series
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
Trashed1994TV SeriesShane
One Night Stand1991TV SeriesHimself
Higgins Boys and Gruber1990TV SeriesHimself / Various

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Time Rush2011-2012TV SeriesReginald Bitters Mr. Bitters

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999Film Discovery Jury AwardUS Comedy Arts FestivalBest ScreenplayThe Wrong Guy (1997)· Dave Foley
· Jay Kogen

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993CableACECableACE AwardsComedy SpecialHiggins Boys and Gruber (1990)· Alvin Cooperman (executive producer)
· Deborah Devine (producer)
· John Ferraro (director)
· Dave Allen (writer)
· Andrew Steele (writer)
· Steve Higgins (writer)


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