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Mount Vernon, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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Captian Jack of Dr Who & Torchwood
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John Scot Barrowman (born 11 March 1967 in Mount Vernon, Glasgow) is a Scottish actor, musical performer, dancer, singer and television presenter, who has lived and worked both in the United Kingdom and the United States. He currently lives in the UK with his civil partner Scott Gill.
Barrowman is best known on British television for his acting and presenting work for the BBC. His most prominent television role has been as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and its spin-off series Torchwood. He has featured in such light entertainment shows as Live & Kicking, Any Dream Will Do, How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?, and I`d Do Anything as well as appearing on the celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice. As a result of his family`s move to Illinois when he was 9 years old, Barrowman speaks in an American accent on screen but reverts to a Scottish accent when with family or in Scotland.
John Scot Barrowman was born in Mount Vernon, Glasgow, where he lived for the first eight years of his life. His mother worked in a record shop and his father worked for the Caterpillar heavy machinery company in nearby Uddingston. In 1976 the family was relocated to the United States by the company for which his father was working.
He spent the next few years of his life in Joliet, Illinois, where his father was a manager at the Caterpillar tractor factory. Barrowman graduated from Joliet West High School in 1985. While still in high school, he won parts in several musical productions even as a freshman. Between 1983 and 1985 he performed in productions of Hello, Dolly!, Oliver!, Camelot, Li`l Abner and Anything Goes. He also spent a summer working for an Illinois power company, a job arranged by his father to give him experience of manual labour. He attended university in San Diego, and returned to the United Kingdom in 1990.
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Joliet West High School, (1985)
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John Scot Barrowman
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John Scot Barrowman, MBE (born 11 March 1967), is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter and writer who holds both British and American citizenship. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he emigrated to the United States with his family in 1975. Encouraged by his high school teachers, Barrowman studied performing arts at the United States International University in San Diego before landing the role of Billy Crocker in Cole Porter's Anything Goes at London's West End.
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Actor, Singer, Dancer, Writer, Television Presenter
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William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, Gavin Barker Associates
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Married||Scott Gill and John Barrowman
have been married since 2nd Jul 2013. |||
Scott Gill and John Barrowman have been married for 3 years. They were dating for 14 years after getting together in 1993. After 6 years of engagement they married on 2nd Jul 2013.
John Barrowman is a 49 year old Scottish Actor. Born John Scot Barrowman on 11th March, 1967 in Mount Vernon, Glasgow, Scotland, UK and educated at Joliet West High School, (1985), he is famous for Captian Jack of Dr Who & Torchwood in a career that spans 1989–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.
John Barrowman has been in 4 on-screen matchups, notably with Gareth David-Lloyd in Torchwood (2006), Matt Rippy in Torchwood (2006), Susanna Thompson in Arrow (2012) and Yasmine Bleeth in Titans (2000).
John Barrowman is a member of the following lists:
Musicians from Joliet, Illinois,
Actors from Joliet, Illinois and
British writers of young adult literature.
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