Joel Higgins

Active - 1979 - 1990  |   Born - Sep 28, 1943 in Bloomington, Illinois, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Science Fiction

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  • During college, he sang in coffee houses to earn tuition money.
  • Worked for General Motors for six months after graduating college.
  • Enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1968 and was stationed in Korea.
  • Wrote jingles for Kool-Aid, Trident chewing gum, Coors beer and M&Ms.
  • Made his Broadway debut in the musical Shenandoah in 1975.
  • Appeared in the Broadway musical Angel in 1978, opposite Fred Gwynne; it closed after only five performances.
  • Wrote the theme song to Lucille Ball's 1986 sitcom Life With Lucy.
  • Was inducted to his high school's Hall of Fame in 2004.