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John Hillerman

20 December 1932 to 9 November 2017

An American actor best known for his role as the caretaker Higgins on Magnum, P.I. (1980-1988), Hillerman won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his performance on the show. On the big screen he notably appeared in The Last Picture Show (1971), Chinatown (1974) and Blazing Saddles (1974).

Read John Hillerman's Guardian obituary here.