John Benjamin Hickey

 

Date Of Birth

June 25, 1963
 

Biography

John Benjamin Hickey is an openly gay actor who has successfully established himself in the world of theater. He has worked in Broadway productions of play Love! Valour! Compassion!, Cabaret, The Crucible and The Normal Heart, which earned him a Tony Award for best performance by a featured actor.

Hickey, who earned his bachelor's degree in English at Fordham University, quickly transitioned from stage to the silver screen. In 1992, he was cast in The Bet and then later found himself landing roles in Only You, Comfortably Numb, Eddie, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Ice Storm, The General's Daughter, The Bone Collector, Flag of our Fathers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, among other films.

On TV, Hickey became known to viewers as Philip Stoddard in It's All Relative. He also played Aaron Solomon on Law and Order. At present, he stars as Sean Tolkey on Showtime's The Big C.
 

Place of Birth

Plano, Texas, U.S.
 

Birth Name

John Benjamin Hickey
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

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Awards

2011: Tony Award for the best performance by a featured actor for "The Normal Heart"
 

Filmography

2010-present The Big C (TV series)
2011 The Good Wife (TV series)
2010 Law & Order: LA (TV series)
2010 Civil Unions: A Love Story (short)
2009 Lincoln: American Mastermind (TV movie)
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
2008 Living Proof (TV movie)
2008 In Plain Sight (TV series)
2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV documentary)
2007 Situation Critical (TV series documentary)
2007 The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
2007 Then She Found Me
2007 Heartland (TV series)
2006-2007 Undercover History (TV series)
2007 The Hunt for the Boston Strangler (TV movie)
2007 Freedom Writers
2006 The Ex
2006 Stacked (TV series)
2006 Brothers & Sisters (TV series)
1998-2006 Law & Order (TV series)
2006 Flags of Our Fathers
2006 Justice (TV series)
2006 Infamous
2006 A House Divided (TV movie)
2005 Silver Bells (TV movie)
2005 Flightplan
2005 Alias (TV series)
2003-2004 It's All Relative (TV series)
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series)
2002 Hack (TV series)
2002 Changing Lanes
1994-2001 NYPD Blue (TV series)
2001 The Guardian (TV series)
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series)
2001 The Anniversary Party
2001 A Glimpse of Hell (TV movie)
 

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Height

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