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George V. Higgins (1939–1999)

George V. Higgins was born on November 13, 1939 in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA as George Vincent Higgins. He was a writer, known for Killing Them Softly (2012), The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973) and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962). He was married to Lorettas Lucas Cubberly and Elizabeth Mulkerin. He died on November 6, 1999 in ... See full bio »

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 2012 Killing Them Softly (based on the novel "Cogan's Trade" by)
 1973 The Friends of Eddie Coyle (based on the novel by)
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 1988 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
- Raymond Chandler (1988) ... Self
 1973 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 April 1973 (1973) ... Self
 1972 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
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Novel: Wonderful Years, Wonderful Years (1988) See more »

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Lorettas Lucas Cubberly  (his death) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I'm not doing dialogue because I like doing dialogue. The characters are telling you the story. I'm not telling you the story, they're going to do it. If I do it right, you will get the whole story. See more »


Mystery writer H.R.F. Keating selected The Friends of Eddie Coyle in 1987 for his list of the one hundred best crime novels. See more »

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