Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins

Performer

Michael Higgins, who performed on Broadway and Off-Broadway stages from the 1940s to the 1980s, winning two Obie Awards in the process, died Nov. 5, 2008, in Manhattan, where he lived. Mr. Higgins received his first of two Obies in 1958, when the Village Voice had just begun to hand out the awards, which honored work in the rising world of Off-Broadway. He won for his performance as John Proctor in The Crucible by Arthur Miller. The second came 22 years later, in 1980, for his work in David Mamet's Reunion.

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  • Born: Jan 20, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Death: Nov 5, 2008 in New York, NY, USA

Roles (9)

Mixed Couples Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1980 Mixed Couples (1980)
Opened Dec 28, 1980
  • as Alden (Original)
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Equus Playbill - Oct 1974 Equus (1974)
Opened Oct 24, 1974
  • as Frank Strang (Original)
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The Iceman Cometh Playbill - Dec 1973 The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Opened Dec 13, 1973
  • as Larry Slade (Original)
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Uncle Vanya Playbill - June 1973 Uncle Vanya (1973)
Opened Jun 4, 1973
  • as Mikhail lvovich Astrov (Standby - Original)
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The Lark Playbill - Nov 1955 The Lark (1955)
Opened Nov 17, 1955
  • as Brother Ladvenu (Original)
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Production Placeholder The Carefree Tree (1955)
Opened Oct 11, 1955
  • as The Fifth Son (Original)
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Romeo and Juliet Playbill - March 1951 Romeo and Juliet (1951)
Opened Mar 10, 1951
  • as Benvolio (Original)
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Our Lan' Playbill - Sept 1947 Our Lan' (1947)
Opened Sep 27, 1947
  • as 2nd Rebel Soldier (Original)
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Antigone Playbill - March 1946 Antigone (1946)
Opened Feb 18, 1946
  • as Third Guard (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Molly Nominee