Higgins, Colin, 1941-1988

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Dates:
Birth 1941-07-28
Death 1988-08-05
Americans
English

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Biography

Higgins was born in Noumea, New Caledonia on July 28, 1941; attended Sorbonne, University of Paris, 1965; BA, Stanford, 1967; MFA, UCLA, 1970; screenwriter and director of film comedies Harold and Maude, Silver Streak, Foul Play, and Nine to Five ; his film, Harold and Maude, was based on a screenplay written for his master's thesis; died on August 5, 1988.

From the guide to the Colin Higgins Papers, ca. 1960-1987, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Murder--Drama
  • Railroad travel--Drama
  • African Americans--Drama
  • Editors--Drama

Occupations:

  • Screen writers--Archival resources
  • Motion picture producers and directors--Archival resources

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)