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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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Known For

Torchwood
Torchwood Captain Jack Harkness
(2006-2011)
Arrow
Arrow Malcolm Merlyn
(2012-2016)
Zero Dark Thirty
(2012)
Shark Attack 3: Megalodon
(2002)

Filmography

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 2016 Reign (TV Series)
Munro
- Intruders (2016) ... Munro
- Clans (2016)
 2012-2016 Arrow (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn
- Schism (2016) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Genesis (2016) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Canary Cry (2016) ... Malcolm Merlyn (credit only)
 2015 The Flash (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Jack Harkness (voice)
 2015 Superhero Fight Club (TV Short)
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
Jeremy
 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)
Presenter
- 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)
Stranger
 2009 My Family (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Guru (2009) ... The Doctor
 2008 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Simon
- 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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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[during filming of an episode of Torchwood] Gareth (David Lloyd) and I "assumed the position" and went for it. The episode's director never called "cut". By the time Gareth and I were hitting the two-minute mark, my lips were getting numb and Gareth was getting twitchy. "You fuckers!" We both yelled in unison, when we finally realized what was going on and pulled apart. See more »

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Owns a Dalek from the season one finale of 'Doctor Who' and has it placed near his front door. See more »

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