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John Higgins (III)

John Higgins was born in 1953 in Ireland. He is known for his work on Gravity (2013), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Skyfall (2012). See full bio »


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Gravity Camera and Electrical Department
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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 2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (chief lighting technican)
 2016 Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (chief lighting technician)
 2016 Genius (gaffer)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (gaffer)
 2013 Gravity (chief lighting technician)
 2012 Skyfall (electrical supervisor)
 2011 A Thousand Kisses Deep (gaffer)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (chief lighting technician)
 2010 The Wolfman (gaffer)
 2009 Nine (gaffer)
 2008 Mamma Mia! (gaffer)
 2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (chief lighting technician - as John 'Biggles' Higgins)
 2007 Stardust (chief lighting technician - as John 'Biggles' Higgins)
 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum (gaffer)
 2006 Fade to Black (gaffer)
 2006 Children of Men (gaffer)
 2005 Goal! The Dream Begins (gaffer)
 2004 Alexander (gaffer)
 2004 Finding Neverland (gaffer)
 2004 Thunderbirds (gaffer)
 2003 Concert for George (Video documentary) (gaffer)
 2003 To Kill a King (gaffer)
 2002 The Hours (chief lighting technician)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (supervising gaffer)
 2000 Proof of Life (gaffer)
 2000 Quills (gaffer)
 2000 Nora (supervising gaffer)
 1999 Sleepy Hollow (chief lighting technician)
 1999 Rogue Trader (gaffer)
 1999 Nancherrow (TV Mini-Series) (gaffer)
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies (electrical supervisor)
 1997 Kull the Conqueror (gaffer)
 1997 The Fifth Element (electrical gaffer)
 1996 The Secret Agent (gaffer)
 1996 Mary Reilly (chief lighting technician)
 1995 Hackers (gaffer)
 1994 MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (TV Movie) (gaffer - uncredited)
 1994 Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (chief lighting technician)
 1994 The Browning Version (gaffer)
 1994 MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (TV Movie) (gaffer - uncredited)
 1993 Screen One (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- A Foreign Field (1993) ... (gaffer)
 1993 The Secret Garden (gaffer)
 1992 Chaplin (gaffer: London)
 1992 Peter's Friends (gaffer)
 1992 Hostage (gaffer: UK)
 1992 Swan Song (Short) (gaffer)
 1991 London Kills Me (gaffer)
 1991 Mississippi Masala (gaffer: Uganda unit)
 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (camera technician: live action segments)
 1990 Air America (gaffer)
 1990 Mountains of the Moon (gaffer)
 1989 A Dry White Season (gaffer)
 1988 Pascali's Island (gaffer)
 1988 La donna della luna (gaffer)
 1988 Stormy Monday (gaffer)
 1987 White Mischief (chief electrician)
 1987 The Kitchen Toto (gaffer electrician)
 1987 Personal Services (gaffer)
 1987 Born of Fire (electrician)
 1986 The Madness Museum (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1986 Sid and Nancy (gaffer)
 1986 Defense of the Realm (chief electrician)
 1985 Shadey (gaffer)
 1984 Return to Waterloo (gaffer)
 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (chief electrician)
 1984 The House (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1977 The Stick Up (electrician)
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Alternate Names:

John 'Biggles' Higgins

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