Fast Facts

  • Won a scholarship to the Des Moines Playhouse in fourth grade.
  • Began performing comedy while still in high school.
  • Co-founded the Iowa comedy troupe Don't Quit Your Day Job.
  • Was part of the comedy trio, The Higgins Boys and Gruber, with his brother Steve and Dave Gruber Allen.


  • Steve Higgins — Brother
  • Harold Higgins — Father
  • Alan Higgins — Brother
  • Julia — Wife
  • Gabe — Son
  • Marian Higgins — Mother
  • Janie — Daughter


  • Attended University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

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  • Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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