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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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Torchwood Captain Jack Harkness / Captain Jack
(2006-2011)
Arrow Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
(2012-2018)
(2012)
The Flash Cutter Moran / Malcolm Merlyn
(2015-2017)

Filmography

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 2018 Bum, Thighs, Breasts, Nice! (Video short)
JB
 2018 Drown and Out (Video short)
John
 2018 The Jungle Crew (Video short)
John
 2012-2018 Arrow (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
- Elseworlds, Part 2 (2018) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Lian Yu (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Missing (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Kapiushon (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Invasion! (2016) ... Malcolm Merlyn
 2018 Fireman Sam: Set for Action!
Flex Dexter (voice)
 2018 Lego DC Super-Villains (Video Game)
Malcolm Merlyn (voice)
 2016-2017 Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn
- Aruba (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Doomworld (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Fellowship of the Spear (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- The Legion of Doom (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Raiders of the Lost Art (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
 2015-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Cutter Moran / Malcolm Merlyn
- Duet (2017) ... Cutter Moran
- Legends of Today (2015) ... Malcolm Merlyn
 2016 Reign (TV Series)
Munro
- Intruders (2016) ... Munro
- Clans (2016) ... (uncredited)
 2016 Tale of a Timelord (Short)
Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game)
Jack Harkness (voice)
 2015 Superhero Fight Club (TV Short)
Dark Archer
 2013 Gilded Lilys (TV Movie)
Julius Ashford Lily
 2013 The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (TV Movie)
John Barrowman
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
The Fixer
- Any Questions? (2013) ... The Fixer
 2013 All Stars
Matthew
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Jeremy
 2012 Lindalee's Doctor Who Review (TV Series)
Guest
 2012 Hustle (TV Series)
Dr. Dean Deville
- Eat Yourself Slender (2012) ... Dr. Dean Deville
 2006-2011 Torchwood (TV Series)
Captain Jack Harkness / Captain Jack
- Miracle Day: The Blood Line (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Miracle Day: The Gathering (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Miracle Day: End of the Road (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Miracle Day: Immortal Sins (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Miracle Day: The Middle Men (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness
 2011 Torchwood: Web of Lies (TV Series)
Captain Jack Harkness
- Missing Day: Part 9 (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
- Missing Day: Part 7 (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
- Missing Day: Part 5 (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
- Missing Day: Part 4 (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
- Missing Day: Part 3 (2011) ... Captain Jack Harkness (voice)
 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 Goodnight Burbank (TV Series)
John Barrowman
- The Casting Couch (2011) ... John Barrowman
 2011 The Super Hero Squad Show (TV Series)
Stranger
 2010 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Patrick Logan
- I Guess This Is Goodbye (2010) ... Patrick Logan
- The Ballad of Booth (2010) ... Patrick Logan
- A Little Night Music (2010) ... Patrick Logan
- We All Deserve to Die (2010) ... Patrick Logan
- My Two Young Men (2010) ... Patrick Logan
 2005-2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain Jack Harkness / Captain Jack / Jack Harkness / ...
- The End of Time: Part Two (2010) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- A Ghost Story for Christmas (2009) ... Jack Harkness (voice, uncredited)
- Journey's End (2008) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- The Stolen Earth (2008) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Last of the Time Lords (2007) ... Captain Jack Harkness
 2009 My Family (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Guru (2009) ... The Doctor
 2009 Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder (TV Series)
Camp officer
- Episode #1.7 (2009) ... Camp officer
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Camp officer
 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
 2000-2001 Titans (TV Series)
Peter Williams
- Someone Wicked This Way Comes (2001) ... Peter Williams
- She Stoops to Conquer (2001) ... Peter Williams
- Payback's a Bitch (2000) ... Peter Williams
- Angels with Dirty Minds (2000) ... Peter Williams
- Secrets & Thighs (2000) ... Peter Williams
 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)
- Mermaids Strike Better (1996) ... Peter Fairchild (voice)
- Everything Has Its Price (1996) ... Peter Fairchild (credit only)
- Out on Bail (1996) ... Peter Fairchild
- End of a Marriage (1996) ... Peter Fairchild
 1987 The Untouchables
Street Person (uncredited)
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(October 8 to December 6, 1998) He acted in the musical, "Putting It Together," a musical review," in presentation with Cameron Mackintosh at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Carol Burnett and Susan Egan in the cast. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Eric D. Schaeffer was director. Bob ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

John Barrowman MBE

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was gobsmacked by that. I was absolutely gobsmacked. All these things that are happening. I just sit back and . . . I can't believe it but I love it. I'm totally enjoying it. Because I'm a fan, a sci-fi fan, they have made a young boy's dreams come true. (after being told that his role in Torchwood (2006) had propelled him to "instantaneous National Treasure status") See more »

Trivia:

Voted best guest actor by readers of Doctor Who Magazine for his five episodes in 2005 season. See more »

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