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John Benjamin Hickey Biography

Birth Name:
John Benjamin Hickey
Birth Place:
Plano, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Won an Obie Award for his 1995 performance in Love! Valour! Compassion! and played the same character in the 1997 film version
  • Attended the Juilliard School with Laura Linney, and has worked with her on cable's The Big C and in The Crucible on Broadway
  • Considers Edward Albee one of the greatest playwrights and is a big fan of A Delicate Balance and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Has been directed by longtime friend Joe Mantello in five plays and one movie


  • 2013Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated