Birth Date: March 11, 1967 / Age: 50
Birth Place: Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Biography: John Barrowman (born 11 March 1967 in Glasgow) is an openly gay actor. He was raised in Joliet, Illinois and attended university in San Diego, following which he returned to the United Kingdom to perform in several West End musical productions, including Anything Goes, Miss Saigon, Matador, Rope and Hair.
He appeared in several episodes of the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who (2005) as the character Captain Jack Harkness, beginning in The Empty Child. He will also appear in the 2006 series, although not in the first block of episodes.
He is probably best known in the United States for starring roles in several short-lived prime-time soap operas such as Titans and Central Park West.
Barrowman also appeared in the first run of Live and Kicking in 1993-1994, co-hosting the show with Andi Peters and Emma Forbes, before moving on to The Movie Game, a television game show.
Barrowman will be seen in the upcoming film remake of Mel Brooks' The Producers.