|born on||28 July 1941 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )|
|Place||Nouméa, New Caledonia, 22s16, 166e27|
|Timezone||R11S h11e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||04°28' 19°33 Asc. 28°53'|
American film director born in New Caledonia whose works include "Harold and Maude," "The Best Little Whore House In Texas" and the Shirley MacLaine TV movie, "Out On A Limb."
Higgins was a student at UCLA film department and wrote a 20-minute drama for his master’s thesis. The expanded version of it became the basis of the popular cult classic, "Harold and Maude," released in 1971. In 1978 he agreed to a cut in pay in exchange for the opportunity to direct his screenplay, "Foul Play," becoming a great success leading into his even greater success, "9 to 5."
He died of AIDS on 8/05/1988, Los Angeles, CA.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1971 (TV "Harold and Maude")
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1978 (Directed his own screenplay)
Steinbrecher quotes him, 1982
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : AIDS/ HIV (Terminal)
- Passions : Sexuality : Gay
- Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Noted films)
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Script and screenplay)