John Benjamin Hickey (born June 25, 1963) is an American actor with a career in stage, film and television. He won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as Felix Turner in The Normal Heart.On Broadway, he originated the role of Arthur in Terrence McNally's play Love! Valour! Compassion! in 1995, a role he would recreate for the 1997 film version. He played Clifford Bradshaw in the 1998 revival of Cabaret, which won the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical, and played Reverend John Hale in the 2002 revival of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. He recently played Sean, the homeless brother of Cathy the main character on the Showtime series The Big C.He currently stars as Frank Winter on the WGN America series Manhattan. Wikipedia
(August 2) Signed a three-year, $12.75 million contract with the Atlanta Thrashers.
(July 1) Signed a one-year, $2.5 million deal to return to the New Jersey Devils.
Brother-in-law of Frank Musil.
Drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the 1st round, 10th overall in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft and on draft day was represented by his sister, professional tennis player, Andrea Holikova, because he couldn't leave Czechoslovakia and she had already escaped from it.
Center with the National Hockey League's Hartford Whalers (1990-1991 thru 1991-1992), New Jersey Devils (1992-1993 thru 2001-2002), and New York Rangers (2002-2003).