Higgins, Colin

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Higgins, Colin Gender: M
born on 28 July 1941 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )
Place Nouméa, New Caledonia, 22s16, 166e27
Timezone R11S h11e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°28' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 19°33 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 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.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1971 (TV "Harold and Maude")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1978 (Directed his own screenplay)

Source Notes

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)