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Robert Higden

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Robert Hidgen

1958-04-13

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Male

Biography

A graduate of the John Abbott Professional Theatre program, Robert is best known for his portrayal of the absent-minded vice-principal, Mr. Noseworthy, on the popular YTV series Radio Active. He has appeared in over 30 feature films including: The Reagans opposite Judy Davis, Battlefield Earth opposite John Travolta, and Gleason opposite Brad Garrett. His performances in The Human Stain opposite Gary Sinise, and Taking Lives, opposite Angelina Jolie, were thoroughly enjoyed by all who rummaged around the cutting room floor. As a founding member of Montreal’s On the Spot, Robert has been performing improv for well over a decade. He was even chosen to compete on the Montreal team in the Just For Laughs Improve Tournament for several years running. The tournament aired on the comedy network, and twice, Robert’s team won first place. So...Yes. In answer to the question you seem to be asking by reading this - Robert Higden is an actor. But, that’s not the whole story. No sir. Not by a mile. From the age of 15 when he used his paperboy money to by his first super 8 movie camera, Robert has been embracing many different aspects of the industry. As a director, he has received a Gemini nomination for his work on the CBC series Edible Incredible, as well as a Canadian Comedy Award nomination for his work on Radio Active. (He often stage directed episodes he wasn’t in.) As for writing, much of Robert’s work has been for sketch comedy shows and for his own stand up routines, but he has also written for TV, and has 4 feature length screenplays under his belt, which he is currently shopping around. And of course, he continues to make his own films which have won him best short in the Actra shorts festival two years in a row, and best film in ASM’s 48 Hour Film Festival, 3 out of the 6 times he has entered. So, yes,Robert Higden is an actor, but...

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Swamp Devil

Swamp Devil

SWAMP DEVIL is the story of young Melanie Blaime (played by Cindy Sampson) and her father Howard (portrayed by the venerable Bruce Dern). After a long estrangement from her father for reasons not entirely clear, Melanie returns to her childhood home of Gibbington, Vermont to confront the realization that her father is wanted for murder. As Melanie digs a little more deeply into the stories of the past, she uncovers a tale wound about the town like Spanish moss, that is composed of secrets and lies, murder and revenge.

2008-07-04
Black Swarm

Black Swarm

The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's blind friend Beverly Rowe. Devin Hall and the entomologist Katherine Randell are summoned to help with the investigation. Devin is Jane's brother-in-law and former boyfriend, and Jane still has a crush on him. Meanwhile, Kelsey befriends the scientist Eli Giles, who has developed genetically modified wasps to the army as a weapon, and now he is trying to revert the process. When the wasps attack Black Stone, Jane, Devin and Eli team-up to attempt to destroy the swarm.

2007-12-07
Love & Human Remains

Love & Human Remains

Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and Candy, a book reviewer who is also David's ex-lover. David and Candy's lives are entangled with those of David's friends and Candy's dates.

1993-05-20
The Legend of Sarila

The Legend of Sarila

Three young Inuits set off in search of a promised land to save their clan from starvation.

2013-02-22
Bad Apple

Bad Apple

Black Comedy about a undercover FBI agent in New York who falls for his informant's sister resulting in a deadly game between the criminals and cops.

2004-02-16
Vanished

Vanished

Danielle Steel adaptation 1995. Vanished is the story of the mysterious abduction of the son of a man and woman - an almost unthinkable tragedy.

1995-04-02
War Games: The Dead Code

War Games: The Dead Code

Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a government super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist-attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to potential terrorists, and certain software glitches have in turn made him become paranoid.

2008-07-29
Fatal Trust

Fatal Trust

After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and slowly gets intimate again with the sensitive, caring gentleman. Professionally she becomes the secretary of Dr. Mark Lucas, the respected local physician. In time she starts to take an old man's warnings against the doctor seriously, starts to believe that he may systematically have a hand in a suspicious number of old patients dying shortly after contact with him and tries to prove her theory...

2006-12-07
The Human Stain

The Human Stain

Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.

2003-10-29
mother!

mother!

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

2017-09-13
Upside Down

Upside Down

In an alternate universe where twinned worlds have opposite gravities, a young man battles interplanetary prejudice and the laws of physics in his quest to reunite with the long-lost girl of his dreams in this visually stunning romantic adventure that poses the question: what if love was stronger than gravity?

2012-09-27