Knowledge Identifier: +Colin_Higgins
Australian-American screenwriter, actor, director, and producer
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1941.
Countries: United States (67%), France (17%), California (17%)
Main connections: 9 to 5 (film), Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda
Linked to: Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview, Actors Studio
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Colin Higgins was born in 1941
Apart from a brief stint in San Francisco in 1945, Higgins lived in Sydney until 1957, mostly in the suburb of Hunters Hill, attending school at Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview
He was discharged in 1965, spent six months in Europe, mostly in Paris, returned to Stanford University to study a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing
He was best known for writing the screenplay for the 1971 film "Harold and Maude"
9 to 5 (film)
- In the 1980s Universal developed a sequel with Colin Higgins
9 to 5 (film)
- "'9 to 5"' is a 1980 American comedy film written by Patricia Resnick and Colin Higgins, directed by Higgins, and starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, and Dabney Coleman
In 1986, Higgins established the Colin Higgins Foundation in order to further his humanitarian goals
Colin Higgins died in 1988
He is not to be confused with a British actor of the same name who is known to "Star Wars" trivia buffs as "Fake Wedge" and who died in December, 2012
He is not to be confused with a British actor of the same name who is known to "Star Wars" trivia buffs as "Fake Wedge" and who died in December 2012