June 27, 1976 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Joseph Sikora (born June 27, 1976) is an American actor.
He studied acting at Columbia College in Chicago where he received his B.A. degree in Theater. As a child, he appeared in a commercial with Michael Jordan. He made his Broadway debut in 2006 after he was cast as one of the leads on The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. He is also an ensemble member of Chicago's Shattered Globe Theatre Company.
He made his acting debut in an episode The New Adam-12 after playing "extras" on a few TV shows. He was cast as Johnny in Rudy. After making small appearances in TV shows and movies such as Early Edition, Turks, The Watcher and Ghost World, he was cast in 2 episodes of Third Watch.
In 2003, he was cast as Roger in the direct-to-video biographical-drama film, Gacy. After making a few appearances on low-budget movies, he was cast in Golden Globe nominated, Normal which he feels was his "break-through" moment when the star of the movie, Tom Wilkinson told him that “all you have to do is think the line and the camera will read it”.
He also took part in plays and was part of the Geffen Theatre's production of Fat Pig and the Lost Angeles Theatre's production of Killer Joe. He made a lot of TV appearance between 2005-2012, appearing in major network shows including ER, Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, CSI: Miami, Prison Break, Lost and Dollhouse. He was later cast in the 2007 horror film, Night Skies.
He was later cast in 2-episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 2010. That same year, he was cast as a mental patient in Shutter Island, In 2011, he was cast in the television pilot for Body of Proof as well as being signed in a full role in Adult Swim's comedy/horror TV series, The Heart, She Holler playing the Sheriff. In early 2012, he signed for Jason Statham starrer, Safe as Vassily Docheski, the son of the head of the Russian mafia. He returned to theatre in September 2012 with "The Freedom of the City".
He was cast in Tom Cruise starrer, Jack Reacher in which he played a sniper wrongfully accused of gunning down random people in Pittsburgh and Jack Reacher is called in to prove that he is innocent.
|2001||Ghost World||Reggae Fan||Feature|
|2003||Normal||Wayne Applewood||TV Movie|
|2010||Shutter Island||Glen Miga||Feature|
|2012||Jack Reacher||James Barr||Feature|
|1990||The New Adam-12||1 episode|
|1998||Early Edition||Rick Williams||1 episode|
|2004||Third Watch||J.D. Hart||2 episodes|
|2004||CSI: NY||Joe Riggs||1 episode|
|2005||Grey's Anatomy||Shane Herman||1 episode|
|2005||Criminal Minds||Jimmy Baker||1 episode|
|2006||Without a Trace||Malcolm Neilus||1 episode|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Howard Benchley||1 episode|
|2006||Prison Break||Sara's boyfriend||1 episode|
|2009||Dollhouse||Jimmy Baker||1 episode|
|2010||Rubicon||Daniel Burns (voice)||2 episodes|
|2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jason Gambel||2 episodes|
|2011||Body of Proof||Tom Hanson||1 episode|
|2011||White Collar||Jonas Ganz||1 episode|
|2011||Blue Bloods||Mark Phelan||1 episode|
|2010-11||Boardwalk Empire||Hans Schroeder||2 episodes|
|2011-13||The Heart, She Holler||Sheriff||18 episodes|
|2014||True Detective||Ginger||2 episodes|
|2014||Power||Tommy Egan||Series Regular|
- Gans, Andrew (28 Feb 2006). "Sikora to Make Broadway Debut in Caine Mutiny Court-Martial". Playbill. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- Cesarine, Indira. "INTERVIEW WITH ACTOR JOSEPH SIKORA – STARRING OPPOSITE TOM CRUISE IN "JACK REACHER"". Untitled Magazine. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- Scott Lipton, Brian (26 June 2007). "Atkinson, Bernthal, Newman, Sikora to Join Geffen's Fat Pig". Theatermania. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- "Sneak Peek – Dollhouse "Belle Chose"". TVovermind.com. 8 October 2009. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
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- Gioia, Michael (6 Sep 2012). "Brian Friel's The Freedom of the City, With Cara Seymour, Joe Sikora, Will Kick Off Irish Rep's 25th Season". Playbill. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- Hutchinson, Sean (20 December 2012). "Film Review: Jack Reacher". LatinoReview. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
- ANDREEVA, NELLIE (22 October 2013). "Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton & Joseph Sikora To Co-Star In Starz Series ‘Power’". Deadline.com. Retrieved 28 October 2013.