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John Barrowman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Scot Barrowman (born 11 March 1967) is a Scottish-American singer, actor, dancer, musical performer and media personality, best known on British television for his acting and presenting work for the BBC and for his role as Captain Jack Harkness in the science fiction series Doctor Who and Torchwood. Barrowman and his family emigrated to the United States when he was nine years old. Growing up in Illinois, his high school teachers encouraged his love for music and theatre and he studied performing arts at the United States International University in San Diego before visiting Britain and landing the role of Billy Crocker in Cole Porter's Anything Goes in London's West End. As a television presenter and guest, Barrowman has appeared in a variety of light entertainment shows, including Live & Kicking and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical talent shows Any Dream Will Do, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, and I'd Do Anything. Barrowman was a contestant on the celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice and was a guest act for the Royal Variety Performance. In 1998, Barrowman was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical, and in 2006 he was voted Stonewall's "Entertainer of the Year". In addition to appearing in several films and television series, Barrowman has featured on more than a dozen musical theatre recordings including cover tunes found on his 2007 album Another Side, and 2008's Music Music Music. Both albums reached the UK Top 40, as did his 2010 self-titled album, which reached number 11, his highest chart placing to date. With his sister as co-author, Barrowman has published two memoirs and autobiographies, Anything Goes (2008) and I Am What I Am (2009). Description above from the Wikipedia article John Barrowman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Mar 11, 1967 In Mount Vernon, Glasgow, Scotland
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie The Absent-Minded Professor 1961-03-16
Latest Project:
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek 2016-08-14
Known For
Poster of All Stars
Poster of Zero Dark Thirty
Poster of Shark Attack 3: Megalodon
Poster of Putting It Together
Filmography
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek himself 2016-08-14
Movie All Stars Matthew 2013-05-01
Movie The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot himself 2013-11-23
Series Arrow Malcolm Merlyn 2012-10-10
Movie Zero Dark Thirty Jeremy 2012-12-19
Series Goodnight Burbank 2011-04-25
Movie Ice Castles Unknown 2010-02-09
Series The Justin Lee Collins Show Unknown 2009-03-19
Series Chris Moyles' Quiz Night Unknown 2009-03-22
Series Tonight's the Night 2009-04-18
Movie Doctor Who: The End of Time Captain Jack Harkness 2009-12-26
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Series I'd Do Anything Himself - Judge 2008-03-15
Movie Doctor Who: Journey's End Captain Jack Harkness 2008-09-28
Movie Doctor Who: The Stolen Earth Captain Jack Harkness 2008-09-21
Series Would I Lie to You? Unknown 2007-06-16
Series The Alan Titchmarsh Show Unknown 2007-09-03
Movie Doctor Who: The Last of the Timelords Captain Jack Harkness 2007-09-22
Series The Sound of Musicals 2006-01-14
Series Totally Doctor Who Unknown 2006-04-13
Series The Charlotte Church Show Unknown 2006-09-01
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Torchwood Jack Harkness 2006-10-22
Series Doctor Who Confidential Unknown 2005-03-26
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2005-03-26
Series The Sunday Night Project Unknown 2005-02-04
Movie Doctor Who: The Parting of the Ways Captain Jack Harkness 2005-06-09
Movie Doctor Who: Bad Wolf Captain Jack Harkness 2005-06-02
Series 8 out of 10 Cats Unknown 2005-06-03
Series Strictly Come Dancing Unknown 2004-05-15
Movie Method Timothy Stevens 2004-06-16
Movie Spider Forest Stranger 2004-09-03
Series Desperate Housewives Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Fifth Gear Unknown 2002-04-08
Movie Shark Attack 3: Megalodon Ben Carpenter 2002-11-26
Movie Putting It Together The Young Man 2001-10-14
Series Titans Peter Williams 2000-10-04
Movie Hey, Mr Producer! 1998-11-07
Movie Doodlebug Unknown 1997-01-01
Movie Att stjäla en tjuv Unknown 1996-12-25
Movie Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold Unknown 1995-01-01
Series Central Park West Peter Fairchild 1995-09-13
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Movie The Untouchables Street Person (uncredited) 1987-06-02
Series Daytime Live Unknown 1987-10-21
Series Doctor Who Unknown 1963-11-23
Movie The Absent-Minded Professor Camp officer 1961-03-16