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Joel Higgins was born on September 28, 1943 in Bloomington, Illinois, USA as Joel Franklin Higgins. He is an actor and director, known for Silver Spoons (1982), Best of the West (1981) and Search for Tomorrow (1951). He is married to Stacy. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2015 No Pay, Nudity (completed)
 2003 Ed (TV Series)
Gus Tavel
- Death, Debt & Dating (2003) ... Gus Tavel
 2003 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Mr. Oliver
- Pandora's Trunk: Part 1 (2003) ... Mr. Oliver
 2003 Dead Canaries
Alan Weis
 2000 JAG (TV Series)
Capt. Peter Tully
- Promises (2000) ... Capt. Peter Tully
 1999 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Dr. Lloyd Fields
- Love's Labor Lost: Part 2 (1999) ... Dr. Lloyd Fields
- Love's Labor Lost: Part 1 (1999) ... Dr. Lloyd Fields
 1999 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)
Sharon's Father
- Two Guys, a Girl and Graduation (1999) ... Sharon's Father
 1997 Family Matters (TV Series)
Officer Geiss
- Who's Afraid of the Big Black Book? (1997) ... Officer Geiss
 1990 Rich Men, Single Women (TV Movie)
Nicky Loomis
 1988 Laura Lansing Slept Here (TV Movie)
Walter Gomphers
 1984 Threesome (TV Movie)
Dan Shaper
 1983 First Affair (TV Movie)
Greg Simon
 1983 Insight (TV Series)
 1982 Bare Essence (TV Movie)
Matt Phillips
 1981 Killing at Hell's Gate (TV Movie)
 1971/I Cat Ballou (TV Movie)
The Sheriff
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Paul Webb (1975-1976)
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Won the Theatre World Award for his portrayal of 'James Anderson' in Shenandoah. See more »

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