John Benjamin Hickey (as Sean Tolkey)
Sean Tolkey Character Biography
Cathy’s eccentric, outspoken, quasi-homeless brother made a big, unintentional step towards normalcy when he knocked up Cathy’s friend Rebecca in season one. Delighted by this sudden twist of fate, Cathy gave Sean the house across the street that she inherited from her friend Marlene. But a home and family of his own are tough transitions for Sean, and it isn’t at all clear that he will be able to hack it, especially after he learns the truth about Cathy’s condition.
John Benjamin Hickey
John Benjamin Hickey started his career by making a name for himself on the stages of New York. On Broadway, he starred in Mary Stuart, The Crucible, Cabaret, and Love! Valour! Compassion!, for which he won an Obie Award.
Hickey followed the success of Love! Valour! Compassion! by starring in the feature film adaptation of the play. He continued this film success with The Ice Storm, Finding North, The General's Daughter, The Anniversary Party, Infamous, Flightplan, Freedom Writers, Clint Eastwood's Flags Of Our Fathers and Then She Found Me.
Hickey has also starred in Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3. On television, Hickey played Philip Stoddard on It's All Relative, Roger Edens on Life With Judy Garland: Me And My Shadow and has made guest appearances on Brothers & Sisters, Sex And The City and several episodes of Law & Order.