Michael Higgins

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


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