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John Barrowman

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, and raised in Joliet, Illinois. He returned to the UK, for a 6 month Shakespeare semester with the United States International University of San Diego, but left to star in the musical production of "Anything Goes," with Elaine Page. He went on to star in "Miss Saigon," "Matador," "Rope," and "Hair" at London's West End. ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Flash (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Jack Harkness (voice)
 2015 Superhero Fight Club (TV Movie)
Dark Archer
 2013 Arrow: Year One (TV Movie)
Malcolm Merlyn / Narrator (voice)
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
The Fixer
- Any Questions? (2013) ... The Fixer
 2013 Gilded Lilys (TV Movie)
Julius Ashford Lily
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
 2012 The Nerdist: Comic Con (TV Movie)
 2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Dr. Dean Deville
- Eat Yourself Slender (2012) ... Dr. Dean Deville
 2011 Animals at Work (TV Series)
- Blaze Alpaca Security Guard (2011) ... Presenter
- Mocha Lama Golf Caddy (2011) ... Presenter
- Layla Public Relations Sloth (2011) ... Presenter
- Snowball Dancing Cockatoo (2011) ... Presenter
 2011 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
 2009 My Family (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Guru (2009) ... The Doctor
 2008 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
- Episode #3.6 (2008) ... Simon
 2005 The Producers
Lead Tenor
 2004 Method
Timothy Stevens
 2004 De-Lovely
Jack / Musical Performer - "Night and Day"
 2002 Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (Video)
Ben Carpenter
 2000 Putting It Together (TV Movie)
The Young Man
 1995-1996 C.P.W. (TV Series)
Peter Fairchild
- You Belong to Me! (1996) ... Peter Fairchild (credit only)
- Everything Has Its Price (1996) ... Peter Fairchild (credit only)
 1987 The Untouchables
Street Person (uncredited)
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(90') Phantom of the Opera - Music Album Cast Recording See more »

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[about Jack Harkness] I've kind of made Jack a hero that I would like to have looked up to as a little boy because as a little boy, I knew I was gay but I didn't know what it was. Didn't know who to talk to about it. ... I wanted kids to like him, and I wanted women, men, I wanted everyone to like him. But first I wanted people to hate him. I wanted them to think he was arrogant and pushy and too... See more »


He was nominated for a 1998 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor in a Musical of 1997 season for his performance in The Fix. See more »

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