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FactGraduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, the same school that Cloris Leachman graduated from.

David Higgins (born October 5, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1984 to 1996.

Higgins was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended high school in Chicago and then college at the University of Notre Dame. He was drafted by the NBA’s Indiana Pacers in 1984 and played for them for two seasons. He then played for the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets for four seasons. In 1990, he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. He played for the Lakers for four seasons, winning two NBA championships with the team. He then played for the NBA’s Seattle SuperSonics for two seasons. He retired from the NBA in 1996.

Higgins has been married twice. His first marriage was to Cheryl Lynn Miller from 1988 to 1992. His second marriage is to Julie Higgins, with whom he has three children.

Higgins’ net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

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Full NameDavid Higgins
EducationUniversity of Sydney


MoviesHard Candy, Sexy Evil Genius, The Damned, Jujitsu-ing Reality, The Stowaway
TV ShowsMike & Molly, Big Time Rush, Malcolm in the Middle, The Army Show, Ellen, Misconceptions, American Men

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1Graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School, the same school that Cloris Leachman graduated from.
2Visits Des Moines, Iowa three times a year for Christmas and to appear on the Variety Club Telethon in March.
3Lives with his family in Studio City, California
4Moved to California with his two brothers in 1985
5Travelled the roads of Iowa with his brother and their comedy troupe "Don't Quit Your Day Job", where they played at hotels and restaurants.
6One of five children
7Fan of Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
8Stepfather of Gabe and Janie
9Studied liberal arts at the University of Iowa for a year, before realizing that performance was his passion and he chose to drop out.
10Brother of Steve Higgins and Alan J. Higgins




Mike & Molly2011-2016TV SeriesHarry
Comedy Bang! Bang!2015TV SeriesJanitor
International Ghost Investigators2014-2015TV SeriesDave
State of Bacon2014Bacon Dreamer
Big Time Rush2009-2013TV SeriesReginald Bitters
Wendell and Vinnie2013TV SeriesRay
The Murder House Tour: Presented by Eternal Dakness of Hollywood, Inc.2012Video shortStan
Californication2012TV SeriesJohn
American Horror Story2011TV SeriesStan
Last Man Standing2011TV SeriesBill Calhoun
The Council of Dads2011TV MovieTroupe Leader
Miss Nobody2010Morty Wickham
In the Motherhood2009TV SeriesIceman
True Jackson, VP2008TV SeriesDave
Outsourced2008TV SeriesRonny
The Great Buck Howard2008Mark Simpson (as David Higgins)
When You Wish Upon a Fish2007ShortShannon (as David Higgins)
Big Day2007TV SeriesFrancis
The Mediocre Samaritan2007ShortRichard Paul Risvold
American Men2006TV MovieTyler
Help Me Help You2006TV SeriesAl / Dr. Al 'Big Beat' Higgins
Malcolm in the Middle2000-2006TV SeriesCraig Feldspar Craig
Venti Vice2006ShortChip House (as David Higgins)
Misconceptions2006TV Series
The Paperboy2005ShortEvil Project Manager #2 (as David Higgins)
Three Blind Mice2004ShortBruce Atkins / DMV Manager
My Wife and Kids2003TV SeriesAlexander Burns
Judging Amy1999TV SeriesDet. Bob Redlich
The Army Show1998TV SeriesMaster Sgt. Dave Hopkins MSgt. Dave Hopkins
NewsRadio1995-1998TV SeriesManager / Santa
Snake Eyes1998Ned Campbell
Ellen1994-1998TV SeriesJoe Farrell
The Pretender1998TV SeriesKidnapper
The Wrong Guy1997Det. Arlen
The Moravian Massacre1996DocumentaryWilliam Irvine
Malcolm & Eddie1996TV SeriesBill Fontaine
Payback1995Jim Koval
After the Shock1990TV MovieLt. Rich Allen
Tapeheads1988Visual Aplomb (as Dave Higgins)
Hiding Out1987Student (as David Higgins)


International Ghost InvestigatorsTV Series writer - 11 episodes, 2014 - 2015 creator - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015
The Wrong Guy1997written by - as David Higgins
364 Girls a Year1996character in play "The Girly Magazine Party" - as Dave Higgins
Higgins Boys and Gruber1990TV Series


Malcolm in the Middle2000-2005TV Series performer - 4 episodes


The Wrong Guy1997executive producer


International Ghost Investigators2014TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Blackjack2004TV SeriesHimself
Discovery Health Celebrity Body Challenge2004TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Politically Incorrect1997TV SeriesHimself
Second City Headlines & News1996-1997TV SeriesHimself
MADtv1996TV SeriesHimself
The 21st Annual People's Choice Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favorite New Television Comedy Series
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHimself
Trashed1994TV SeriesShane
One Night Stand1991TV SeriesHimself
Higgins Boys and Gruber1990TV SeriesHimself / Various

Archive Footage

Big Time Rush2011-2012TV SeriesReginald Bitters Mr. Bitters


Won Awards

1999Film Discovery Jury AwardUS Comedy Arts FestivalBest ScreenplayThe Wrong Guy (1997)

Nominated Awards

1993CableACECableACE AwardsComedy SpecialHiggins Boys and Gruber (1990)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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