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Joe Higgins

Mostly Credited As: Joe Higgins
Sometimes Credited As: Joey Higgins

Birth Name: Joseph H. Higgins
Date Of Birth: July 12, 1925 (Age 72)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Logansport, Indiana
Date Of Death: June 15, 1998
Cause Of Death: heart attack
Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)

Joe Higgins


Joe Higgins started his career at the age of 9 and went on to work in radio while attending University of Dayton in Ohio. He worked extensively in television appearing in shows like My Favorite Martian, Gunsmoke and The Monkees. He made a series of commercials, print ads and public appearances as the sheriff he played in an car commercial in 1969. As sheriff he delivered the line "You in a heap of trouble boy" which became a catch phrase. He won two CLIO awards for his work in commercials. He held a Ph.D. in Aviation Education which he earned at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Arrest and Trial (1963)As: Jake Shakespeare
Episode Cast Credits 

Hill Street Blues (1981) 
  Blues in the Night 06x01: (Sep/26/1985) As Security Guard 

The Fall Guy (1981) 
  Soldiers of Misfortune 01x14: (Feb/10/1982) As Sheriff Hollis 

Thundarr the Barbarian (1980) 
  Trial by Terror 02x07: (Oct/24/1981) Voiced  Mutant sheriff 

Movin' On (1974) 
  Woman of Steel 02x18: (Jan/27/1976) As Dan Hemmings 

Arnie (1970) 
  The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth 02x18: (Jan/29/1972) As Sheriff 

Green Acres (1965) 
  Apple-Picking Time 06x08: (Nov/17/1970) As Sheriff 
  The Confrontation 05x20: (Feb/14/1970) As Sheriff 
  Rest and Relaxation 05x15: (Jan/10/1970) As Sheriff 

Medical Center (US) (1969) 
  Emergency in Ward E 01x03: (Oct/08/1969) As Lambert 

Ironside (1967) 
  The Tormentor 02x23: (Mar/27/1969) As Salty, [Co-Guest Stars]

That Girl (1966) 
  Decision Before Dawn 03x12: (Dec/12/1968) As Noel 

The Mod Squad (1968) 
  A Quiet Weekend in the Country 01x09: (Dec/03/1968) As Bartender, [Featuring]

Judd for the Defense (1967) 
  The Name of This Game is Acquittal 02x05: (Oct/18/1968) As Judge Christie 

Daktari (1966) 
  African Heritage 04x03: (Oct/09/1968) As Willis, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Second Hundred Years (1967) 
  No Experience Necessary 01x11: (Nov/22/1967) As Boss Gardner 

The Big Valley (1965) 
  Guilty 03x07: (Oct/30/1967) As The Baker 
  Turn of a Card 02x26: (Mar/20/1967) As Piper Morrissey 
  The Great Safe Robbery 02x10: (Nov/21/1966) As Railroad Detective, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Tunnel of Gold 01x29: (Apr/20/1966) As Salesman 

The Monkees (1966) 
  The Prince and the Paupers 01x21: (Feb/06/1967) As Max 
  The Audition (a.k.a. Find the Monkees) 01x19: (Jan/23/1967) As Masseur 
  Here Come the Monkees (aka The Pilot) 01x10: (Nov/14/1966) As Guard 

Petticoat Junction (1963) 
  Hooterville Hurricane 03x09: (Nov/16/1965) As Finchcliff 

The Legend of Jesse James (1965) 
  The Quest 01x07: (Nov/01/1965) As Bartender 

I Dream of Jeannie (1965) 
  The Lady in the Bottle 01x01: (Sep/18/1965) As Garbage Man #2 

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) 
  The Secret of the Loch 01x30: (Apr/05/1965) As Magistrate, [Co-Guest Stars]

Death Valley Days (1952) 
  The Battle of San Francisco Bay 13x19: (Mar/18/1965) As Sampson 

Burke's Law (1963) (1963) 
  Who Killed the Fat Cat? 02x21: (Feb/10/1965) As Monty Crippen 
  Who Killed the Swinger on a Hook? 02x14: (Dec/23/1964) As Charlie 

The Rifleman (1958) 
  Old Man Running (aka The Wanted Man) 05x24: (Mar/18/1963) As Nils (Nils Swenson) 
  End of the Hunt 05x20: (Feb/18/1963) As Nils Swenson 
  The Sidewinder 05x16: (Jan/21/1963) As Nils Swenson 
  Suspicion 05x15: (Jan/14/1963) As Nils Swenson 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Last Haircut 04x19: (Feb/03/1963) As Waiter 

Have Gun, Will Travel (1957) 
  Trial at Tablerock 06x14: (Dec/15/1962) As Foreman 

Cheyenne (1955) (1955) 
  Indian Gold 07x06: (Oct/29/1962) As Joe 

The Detectives Starring Robert Taylor (1959) 
  Saturday Edition 03x30: (May/18/1962) As Archie 
  The Walls Have Eyes 03x28: (Apr/27/1962) As Dave Wallace 
  The Outsider 03x18: (Feb/16/1962) As Gas Station Attendant 
  The Jagged Edge 03x17: (Feb/09/1962) As Sam 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  Person or Persons Unknown 03x27: (Mar/23/1962) As Bank Guard / Jim, [Co-Guest Stars]

The Hathaways (1961) 
  TV Or Not TV 01x08: (Nov/24/1961) As Bus Driver 

87th Precinct (1961) 
  The Modus Man 01x04: (Oct/16/1961) As Jovial George 

My Three Sons (1960) 
  Soap Box Derby 01x27: (Mar/30/1961) As Junk Dealer 
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