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Happy Birthday To Rivertowns’ Joel Higgins

Joel Higgins turns 70 on Saturday.
Joel Higgins turns 70 on Saturday. Photo Credit:

RIVERTOWNS, N.Y. – Happy Birthday to Rivertowns’ Joel Higgins.

Higgins, who resides in Dobbs Ferry, turns 70 on Saturday. He was born Sept. 28, 1943, in Bloomington, I.

His stage career has spanned more than 30 years. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, he appeared in several movies, including Bare Essence, Threesome, First Affair and Killing At Hell's Gate. He also continued to perform on stage in the musicals She Loves Me, Oklahoma!, Music Is, and Camp Meeting, as well as writing jingles for Kool-Aid, I Can't Believe it's not Butter, M&M's, and the theme song for Lucille Ball's comeback series Life With Lucy.

Higgins has performed in several theaters around the country including The Muny in Forest Park (the largest and oldest outdoor theatre in America) in St. Louis, Missouri.

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