John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as ‘Frank Winter’ in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan which ended its run after its 2nd season. Earlier this year, John was back on stage in Peter Parnell’s Dada Woof Papa Hot at Lincoln Center for director Scott Ellis.
John’s film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get On Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Taking of the Pelham 123. Next, John can be seen in Tallulah for Sian Heder which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and subsequently acquired by Netflix.
On television, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his work on the Showtime series The Big C, playing Laura Linney's brother, Sean. He has recurred on the hit CBS television series The Good Wife playing Internet billionaire Neil Gross. Other television credits includeModern Family, Hannibal, The New Normal, Sex and the City, and Law & Order.
On Broadway, John won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for his performance in The Normal Heart. His other credits include Mary Stuart, The Crucible, Cabaret and Love! Valour! Compassion! for which he won an Obie Award.
Little Known Fact: John Benjamin Hickey's first professional job was playing Stanley Tucci's assistant on The Equalizer.