Stephen Higgins

It's fairly common for comedians to move into behind-the-scenes roles as writers and/or producers after their onstage careers peter out. In the case of Steve Higgins, his transition from a sketch comedy performer (as ... Read more »
Born: 08/13/1963 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Filmography

Producer (19)

Saturday Night Live 1994 - 1995, 2004 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Producer

SNL Christmas 2012 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday 2008 - 2013 (TV Show)

Producer

SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Producer

SNL Presents: Sports All-Stars 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Just Commercials 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Just Game Show Parodies 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live: Best of Tracy Morgan 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live: Best of Will Ferrell 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Christmas 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Remembers John Belushi 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Primetime Extra II 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live: Mothers' Day Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Producer

Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial, Volume II 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Producer
Actor (14)

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping 2016 (Movie)

(Himself)

Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Voice

The Awesomes 2012 - 2014 (TV Show)

Voice

30 Rock 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

iCarly 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Top Chef 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Freaks and Geeks 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Doug 1990 - 1998 (TV Show)

Voice

Going to Extremes 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

This Just In (04/26/93) 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Higgins Boys & Gruber 1989 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Tapeheads 1988 (Movie)

Visual Aplomb (Actor)
Writer (6)

The Jon Stewart Show 1994 - 1995, 2006 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Writer

The 55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Writer

NBC 75th Anniversary Special 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Writer

Howie 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Writer
Other (4)

Nickelodeon's 20th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Consultant

The 2005 MTV Movie Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Consultant

The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Consultant

Biography

It's fairly common for comedians to move into behind-the-scenes roles as writers and/or producers after their onstage careers peter out. In the case of Steve Higgins, his transition from a sketch comedy performer (as one-third of The Higgins Boys and Gruber) to a high-level role at "Saturday Night Live" was in keeping with that trend, but his subsequent side job as the announcer and sidekick on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" was more unexpected.

Relationships

David Anthony Higgins Actor

Brother

Al Higgins Co-Executive Producer

Brother

Milestones

2009

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon debuts.

1995

Joined Saturday Night Live as a writer.

1994

Head writer on The Jon Stewart Show.

1991

One Night Stand: The Higgins Boys and Gruber on HBO.

1990

The Higgins Boys and Gruber debuts on The Comedy Channel.

Bonus Trivia

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On July 2, 2011, Steve Higgins was driving on Interstate 78 near Lebanon, NJ, when his car struck a passenger van that had stopped in a driving lane because of a flat tire. Steve and his older brother Michael were slightly injured in the crash, but their mother Marian, 77, was killed.

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