John Barrowman


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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
(2012-2019)
(2012)

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 2005-2021 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain Jack Harkness / Captain Jack / Jack Harkness / ...
- Revolution of the Daleks (2021) ... Captain Jack Harkness
- Fugitive of the Judoon (2020) ... Captain 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
 2020 Holby City (TV Series)
Andrew Nicholson-Heath
- Episode #22.23 (2020) ... Andrew Nicholson-Heath
 2019 Glamorous (TV Movie)
Lawrence
 2012-2019 Arrow (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
- Starling City (2019) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Elseworlds, Part 2 (2018) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Lian Yu (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Missing (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Kapiushon (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
 2018 Lego DC Super-Villains (Video Game)
Malcolm Merlyn (voice)
 2018 Fireman Sam: Set for Action!
Flex Dexter (voice)
 2016-2017 DC's Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
- Aruba (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
- Doomworld (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- Fellowship of the Spear (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn
- The Legion of Doom (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
- Raiders of the Lost Art (2017) ... Malcolm Merlyn / Dark Archer
 2015-2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Cutter Moran / Malcolm Merlyn
- Duet (2017) ... Cutter Moran
- Legends of Today (2015) ... Malcolm Merlyn
 2016 Danielle LoPresti: Holy (Video short)
John Barrowman
 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 Short)
John Barrowman
 2013 Scandal (TV Series)
The Fixer
- Any Questions? (2013) ... The Fixer
 2013 All Stars
Matthew
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
Jeremy
 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
 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
 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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Other Works:

Another Side - Music Album Singer solo See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Barrowman MBE

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Chris (Christopher Eccleston) was always grumpy. You don't always have to be intense. There comes a point when intensity makes you miserable - I think that was the case with Chris. I much prefer working with David (David Tennant) - he likes to have a bit more fun, he's more charismatic as a person. Chris might have been a great Doc but he was darker and had a chip on his shoulder, he was not as ... See more »

Trivia:

Spent some time in Los Angeles chasing movie and TV roles. Made final three in casting for the role of Will in Will & Grace (1998). When he didn't get the part, he demanded an explanation and found he had been rejected as "not gay enough.". See more »

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