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John Michael Higgins


John Michael Higgins was born on February 12, 1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), A Mighty Wind (2003) and Best in Show (2000). He has been married to Margaret Welsh since February 1, 2003. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Pitch Perfect
(2012)
A Mighty Wind
A Mighty Wind Terry Bohner
(2003)
Best in Show
Best in Show Scott Donlan
(2000)
Blade: Trinity
Blade: Trinity Dr. Edgar Vance
(2004)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 All Hail King Julien (TV Series)
Barty
- Night Creatures (2017) ... Barty (voice)
- Love Gauntlet (2016) ... Barty (voice)
- Oh Brother Where Aren't Thou? (2016) ... Barty (voice)
- Dance, Dance, Resolution (2016) ... Barty (voice)
- Oh Captain! My Captain! Pt.2 (2016) ... Barty (voice)
 2017 Great News (TV Series)
Chuck Pierce
- Pool Show (2017) ... Chuck Pierce
- Night of the Living Screen (2017) ... Chuck Pierce
- Award Show (2017) ... Chuck Pierce
- Honeypot! (2017) ... Chuck Pierce
- Squad Feud (2017) ... Chuck Pierce
 2017 #REALITYHIGH
Principal Dixon
 2017 Niko and the Sword of Light (TV Series)
King Scampi
- From the Depths of Despair... (2017) ... King Scampi (voice)
- From the Cursed Volcano to the End of Hope (2017) ... King Scampi (voice)
- From the Sea of Suffering to the Faraway Shore (2017) ... King Scampi (voice)
 2014-2017 Sofia the First (TV Series)
Flambeau
- The Royal Dragon (2017) ... Flambeau (voice)
- The Secret Library: Tale of the Eternal Torch (2017) ... Flambeau (voice)
- The Curse of Princess Ivy (2014) ... Flambeau (voice)
 2017 Shimmer Lake
Brad Dawkins
 2016-2017 Angie Tribeca (TV Series)
Dr. Zaius / Randy
- If You See Something, Solve Something (2017) ... Dr. Zaius
- The Thumb Affair (2016) ... Randy / Dr. Zaius
 2012-2017 Bob's Burgers (TV Series)
Doug / Mr. Perkins / RV Guy
- Zero Larp Thirty (2017) ... Mr. Perkins (voice)
- The Gene and Courtney Show (2016) ... Doug (voice)
- Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl (2014) ... Doug (voice)
- A River Runs Through Bob (2013) ... RV Guy (voice)
- The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene (2012) ... Doug (voice)
 2016 Almost Christmas
Brooks
 2016 Tween Fest (TV Series)
Todd Crawford
- #SpurgeExplosion (2016) ... Todd Crawford
- Australia's Rowdiest Prank Group (2016) ... Todd Crawford
- Vape Battle of the Century (2016) ... Todd Crawford
- The Week Between (2016) ... Todd Crawford
- Congressman-Ass Bitch (2016) ... Todd Crawford
 2016 Mascots
Upton French
 2016 Internet Famous
Dave Larson
 2016 Awkward. (TV Series)
Garrett Gibson
- Happy Campers. Happier Trails (2016) ... Garrett Gibson
 2016/II Sundown
Dad
 2016 The Crossroads of History (TV Series)
Cotton Mather
- Smallpox (2016) ... Cotton Mather
 2016 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Elliot
- And the Pity Party Bus (2016) ... Elliot
 2016 Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?
Mayor Wally
 2015 Dropping the Soap (TV Series)
Flock Deluge
- Man Musk ... Flock Deluge
 2015 Adam Ruins Everything (TV Series)
Sommelier
- Adam Ruins Restaurants (2015) ... Sommelier
 2015 Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise (TV Movie)
Evan
 2015 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
Larry Shimingo
- Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows (2015) ... Larry Shimingo
 2014-2015 Instant Mom (TV Series)
Hoyt Ebnetter
- Ship of Fool (2015) ... Hoyt Ebnetter
- Ain't Misbehavin' or Else (2015) ... Hoyt Ebnetter
- An Egg by Any Other Name (2014) ... Hoyt Ebnetter
 2015 Turbo FAST (TV Series)
Pasadena Paul / Trash Fire Snail
- Groundhog, Stay!/Gone Guys Gone (2015) ... Pasadena Paul / Trash Fire Snail (voice)
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2
John
 2013-2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Varrick / Tourist #1 / Front Desk Clerk / ...
- The Last Stand (2014) ... Varrick (voice)
- Day of the Colossus (2014) ... Varrick (voice)
- Kuvira's Gambit (2014) ... Varrick (voice)
- Operation Beifong (2014) ... Varrick (voice)
- Beyond the Wilds (2014) ... Varrick / Tourist #1 (voice)
 2014 Breaking the Bank
Richard Grinding
 2014 Tell
Huffman
 2014 Jessie (TV Series)
Carlisle
- Between the Swoon and New York City (2014) ... Carlisle
 2012-2014 Sullivan & Son (TV Series)
Gary / Gary Barton
- You, Me, and Gary (2014) ... Gary
- Personal Injury (2013) ... Gary
- The Punch (2012) ... Gary Barton
 2014 Franklin & Bash (TV Series)
Dominic
- Love Is the Drug (2014) ... Dominic
 2011-2014 Wilfred (TV Series)
Dr. Cahill
- Resistance (2014) ... Dr. Cahill
- Responsibility (2014) ... Dr. Cahill
- Service (2012) ... Dr. Cahill
- Compassion (2011) ... Dr. Cahill
 2014 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Phineas and Ferb Star Wars (2014) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue
Cad (voice)
 2014 Terry the Tomboy (TV Movie)
Doctor Larry
 2014 Mike & Molly (TV Series)
Dr. Gayle Rosen
- Mind Over Molly (2014) ... Dr. Gayle Rosen
 2013 Good Morning Today (TV Series)
Reverend Jeremiah Phelps
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Reverend Jeremiah Phelps
 2013 The Best Man Holiday
Stan
 2013 Super Buddies (Video)
Drex (voice)
 2013 Rapture-Palooza
Mr. Lewis
 2011-2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Rodney Jesko
- A More Perfect Union (2013) ... Rodney Jesko
- Parenting Made Easy (2011) ... Rodney Jesko
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
Lindsey Tucker
- The New Boss (2013) ... Lindsey Tucker
 2011-2013 Happily Divorced (TV Series)
Peter Lovett
- For Better or For Worse (2013) ... Peter Lovett
- Sleeping with the Enemy (2013) ... Peter Lovett
- Happily Divorced... With Children (2013) ... Peter Lovett
- I Object (2013) ... Peter Lovett
- Peter's Boyfriend (2013) ... Peter Lovett
 2012 Pitch Perfect
John
 2012 Tom and Jerry: Robin Hood and His Merry Mouse (Video)
Prince John (voice)
 2012 My Uncle Rafael
Damon
 2012 Mater's Tall Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Stanley
- Time Travel Mater (2012) ... Stanley (voice)
 2012 Doc McStuffins (TV Series)
Star Blaster Zero
- Tea Party Tantrum/Blast Off! (2012) ... Star Blaster Zero (voice)
 2012 Big Miracle
Wes Handrick
 2012/I Plan B (Short)
Ted
 2011 People People (Video short)
 2011 Man Up (TV Series)
Higgins
- Camping (2011) ... Higgins
 2011 We Bought a Zoo
Walter Ferris
 2011 6 Month Rule
Paul
 2011 Bad Teacher
Principal Wally Snur
 2010-2011 Glory Daze (TV Series)
Brother Jerrod
- Some Like It Hot Tub (2011) ... Brother Jerrod
- I Ram So Far Away (2010) ... Brother Jerrod
 2011 The Suite Life on Deck (TV Series)
Mr. Tipton
- Twister: Part 3 (2011) ... Mr. Tipton
 2010 The Burying Beetle (Video short)
Philip
 2010 Human Target (TV Series)
Richard Applebaum
- The Other Side of the Mall (2010) ... Richard Applebaum
 2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Riddler
- The Criss-Cross Conspiracy! (2010) ... Riddler (voice)
- A Bat Divided! (2010) ... Riddler (voice)
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Clive Prescott
- Chivalry Is Not Dead... But Someone Is (2010) ... Clive Prescott
 2010 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Various
- Funshine, USA (2010) ... Various (voice)
 2009-2010 Community (TV Series)
Professor Whitman
- Pascal's Triangle Revisited (2010) ... Professor Whitman
- Debate 109 (2009) ... Professor Whitman
- Introduction to Film (2009) ... Professor Whitman
 2010 Glee (TV Series)
Russell
- Dream On (2010) ... Russell
 2009 Raising the Bar (TV Series)
Judge Albert Farnsworth
- Oh, Say Can You Pee (2009) ... Judge Albert Farnsworth
- Maybe, Baby (2009) ... Judge Albert Farnsworth
- Happy Ending (2009) ... Judge Albert Farnsworth
- Beating a Dead Horse (2009) ... Judge Albert Farnsworth
- Making Up Is Hard to Do (2009) ... Judge Albert Farnsworth
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Floyd Mayborne
- Dreamland (2009) ... Floyd Mayborne
 2009 Couples Retreat
Therapist
 2009 The Ugly Truth
Larry
 2008-2009 Kath & Kim (TV Series)
Phil Knight
- Home (2009) ... Phil Knight
- Bachelorette (2009) ... Phil Knight
- Desire (2009) ... Phil Knight
- Competition (2009) ... Phil Knight
- Celebrity (2009) ... Phil Knight
 2009 Fired Up!
Coach Keith
 2009 Still Waiting... (Video)
Dennis
 2008 Yes Man
Nick
 2008 Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law (Video Game)
Mentok the Mindtaker (voice)
 2007 The Thick of It (TV Movie)
Albert Alger
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
Record Producer (uncredited)
 2007 Fred Claus
Willie
 2002-2007 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law (TV Series)
Mentok the Mindtaker / Zardo / Tom - HR Man / ...
- The Death of Harvey: Part 1 (2007) ... Mentok the Mindtaker / Zardo (voice)
- Juror in Court (2007) ... Mentok the Mindtaker / Tom - HR Man (voice)
- Grodin (2006) ... Mentok the Mindtaker / Zardo (voice)
- Birdnapped (2006) ... Zardo (voice)
- Incredible Hippo (2006) ... Mentok the Mindtaker (voice)
 2007 Evan Almighty
Marty
 2006 For Your Consideration
Corey Taft
 2006 The Break-Up
Richard Meyers
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Anthony Caprice
- Time of Your Death (2006) ... Anthony Caprice
 2006 So Notorious (TV Series)
Phillip Walker
- Whole (2006) ... Phillip Walker
 2003-2006 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Wayne Jarvis
- Fakin' It (2006) ... Wayne Jarvis
- Exit Strategy (2006) ... Wayne Jarvis
- Righteous Brothers (2005) ... Wayne Jarvis
- Sad Sack (2004) ... Wayne Jarvis
- In God We Trust (2003) ... Wayne Jarvis
 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane
Garth
 2005 Joey (TV Series)
Albert
- Joey and the Tijuana Trip (2005) ... Albert
- Joey and the Christmas Party (2005) ... Albert
 2005 English as a Second Language
Norman Benjamin
 2005 Untitled Susie Essman Project (TV Movie)
 2004 Blade: Trinity
Dr. Edgar Vance
 2004 After the Sunset
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 2004 Halo 2 (Video Game)
2401 Penitent Tangent (voice)
 2004 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Jerry Austin
- Still Crazy After All These Years (2004) ... Jerry Austin (uncredited)
- Head Cases (2004) ... Jerry Austin
 2004 Jiminy Glick in Lalawood
Andre Devine
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Roddy Lankman
- Mr. Monk and the Game Show (2004) ... Roddy Lankman
 2004 Killer Diller
Deermont
 2004 Game Over (TV Series)
Sully / Guidance Counselor / Proctor
- Monkey Dearest (2004) ... Sully / Guidance Counselor / Proctor (voice)
- Into the Woods (2004) ... Sully / Guidance Counselor / Proctor (voice)
- All Work and All Play (2004) ... Sully / Guidance Counselor / Proctor (voice)
- Alice and the C.A.T.S (2004) ... Sully / Guidance Counselor / Proctor (voice)
 2003 A Mighty Wind
Terry Bohner
 2003 Monte Walsh (TV Movie)
Robert Slocum
 2002 George Lopez (TV Series)
Charles
 2002 The Burbs (TV Movie)
 2002 The Kronenberg Chronicles (TV Movie)
Dr. Kronenberg
 2002 Teddy Bears' Picnic
Whit Summers
 2000-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Steven Milter
- Blowin' in the Wind (2002) ... Steven Milter
- Playing with Matches (2002) ... Steven Milter
- Lost and Found (2001) ... Steven Milter
- I Want Love (2001) ... Steven Milter
- Fear of Flirting (2001) ... Steven Milter
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Dr. Plummer
- The Mistake (2001) ... Dr. Plummer
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Emergency Room Physician (uncredited)
 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
William
- It Takes Two to Tangle (2001) ... William
 2001 Bette (TV Series)
Alex Berringer
- Big Business (2001) ... Alex Berringer
 2000 Best in Show
Scott Donlan
 2000 Seven Days to Live
Social Worker (as John Higgins)
 2000 Movie Stars (TV Series)
Kurt Mason
- Who's on First? (2000) ... Kurt Mason
 2000 Get Real (TV Series)
George Clark
- Guilt (2000) ... George Clark
 1999 Bicentennial Man
Bill Feingold - Martin's Lawyer
 1998-1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Patrick
- Paved with Good Intentions (1999) ... Patrick
- Breastfeeding (1998) ... Patrick
 1998-1999 Brother's Keeper (TV Series)
Mark
- Politically Impolite (1999) ... Mark
- Note (1998) ... Mark
- Trick or Treat (1998) ... Mark
 1997-1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series)
Ar'nox
- From Honey, with Love (1998) ... Ar'nox
 1998 Guys Like Us (TV Series)
Mr. Levin
- Maestro's First Crush (1998) ... Mr. Levin
 1998 From the Earth to the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Master of Ceremonies
- The Original Wives Club (1998) ... Master of Ceremonies
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Father Jesse
- HIV Priest! Film at Eleven (1998) ... Father Jesse
 1997 Wag the Dog
John Levy
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Glenn
- S'Wunnerful Life (1997) ... Glenn
 1997 G.I. Jane
Chief of Staff
 1997 Weird Science (TV Series)
Timidius
- I, Chettus (1997) ... Timidius
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Kurt
- The Little Jerry (1997) ... Kurt
 1996 Cybill (TV Series)
Chip
- Cybill Does Diary (1996) ... Chip
 1996 The Late Shift (TV Movie)
David Letterman
 1994 The George Carlin Show (TV Series)
Dan Goodwin
- George Expresses Himself (1994) ... Dan Goodwin
 1991 Mathnet (TV Series)
I. M. Uppwardd
- The Case of the Poconos Paradise (1991) ... I. M. Uppwardd
 1988 Vampire's Kiss
Ed
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Murray Phillips
- Hell Hath No Fury (1988) ... Murray Phillips
 1986/I Class of '86 (Video)
Various
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Appearing on Broadway as Bill Tilden in "Big Bill" by A. R. Gurney (Lincoln Centre) See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Higgins

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Was praised for his performance as David Letterman in "The Late Shift," although Letterman himself mocked the bright red hair that Higgins sported in the role. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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