Joe Sikora was born and raised on Chicago's Northwest side. He studied acting at Columbia College in Chicago. Joe is a company member with Shattered Globe Theatre in Chicago, and was last seen this summer in a new adaptation of Studs Terkel's Race: How Blacks and Whites think and feel about the American Obsession at Lookingglass theatre, directed by David Schwimmer. He also appeared in the HBO film Normal starring Tom Wilkinson and Jessica Lange and directed by Jane anderson. the film has been nominated for emmy awards and golden globe awards.