An incredibly diverse artist, audiences are often surprised by John Michael Higgins' chameleon like character changes. The guy who played David Letterman in the highly acclaimed HBO film The Late Shiftis indeed the same guy who played the flamboyantly gay Shih-Tzu handler in Christopher Guest’s Best in Show.
Michael most recently starred in Cameron Crowe's dramedy We Bought a Zoo opposite Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church. He also starred in the Columbia Pictures comedy, Bad Teacher, directed by Jake Kasdan and co-starring Cameron Diaz, Jason Segal and Justin Timberlake. Additionally, he stars in TV Land’s Happily Divorced, opposite Fran Drescher.
Michael was previously seen in the Columbia Pictures romantic comedy, The Ugly Truth opposite Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, as well as the Universal comedy Couples Retreat alongside an all-star cast that included Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman and Jon Favreau. Other credits include Yes Man, Fired Up, Fred Clause, Evan Almighty, The Break Up, For Your Consideration, A Mighty Wind, Fun with Dick and Jane and Blade 3.
Michael is no stranger to television and recently guest starred on the CBS drama, The Good Wife. He previously starred in Kath and Kim on NBC and has a multitude of other credits including Raising the Bar, Arrested Development and Ally McBeal.
Michael currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.