John Barrowman

John Barrowman

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Mar. 11th, 1967
Born in
Mount Vernon, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

John Barrowman's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Arrow TV Show
Desperate Housewives TV Show
Desperate Housewives
Doctor Who (UK) TV Show
Doctor Who (UK)
Torchwood (UK) TV Show
Torchwood (UK)
Torchwood: Miracle Day TV Show
Torchwood: Miracle Day
Torchwood Declassified (UK) TV Show
Torchwood Declassified (UK)
Dancing on Ice (UK) TV Show
Dancing on Ice (UK)
I'd Do Anything (UK) TV Show
I'd Do Anything (UK)
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? (UK) TV Show
How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? (UK)
Central Park West TV Show
Central Park West
The Sound of Musicals (UK) TV Show
The Sound of Musicals (UK)
Titans TV Show
The Kids Are All Right (UK) TV Show
The Kids Are All Right (UK)
The Movie Game (UK) TV Show
The Movie Game (UK)

Main Movie Roles

2005 - The Producers
2004 - De-Lovely
2004 - Method
1987 - The Untouchables

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Himself - Contestant
Dr. Dean Deville
The Doctor
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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. Barrowman has homes in London and Cardiff, Wales.

  • 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)_ (qv). When he didn't get the part, he demanded an explanation and found he had been rejected as "not gay enough.".
  • He recently flew in a Hawker fighter jet representing the Royal Air Force, because Captain Jack (his character in _"Torchwood" (2006)_ (qv)) is in the RAF.
  • Voted best guest actor by readers of Doctor Who Magazine for his five episodes in 2005 season.
  • Appeared as an extra in _The Untouchables (1987)_ (qv) - the scene in the police academy where 'Sean Connery' (qv) is recruiting 'Andy Garcia (I)' (qv).
  • Partner of British architect Scott Gill.
  • He has classified his voice as being a "lyric baritone with a low baritone bottom and a tenor top.".
  • Played Mr. Bumble in Joliet West High School's 1983 production of Oliver! alongside Anthony Rapp (as Oliver) and Andy Dick (as Dr. Grimwig).
  • Presented a children's TV show in the UK called _"Live & Kicking" (1993)_ (qv). Played the Beast in the London Musical of the Disney animated film _Beauty and the Beast (1991)_ (qv) at the Dominion Theatre in central London.

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