Born on 11 March 1967 in Glasgow, where he spent his early years, John moved with his family to Illinois in the United States and later studied Musical Theatre at the US International University in San Diego, California.In 1989, while in the UK to study Shakespeare as part of his university course, he landed his first professional role, starring as Billy Crocker opposite Elaine Paige in the Cole Porter musical at the Donmar Warehouse garnered John an Olivier Award nomination as “Best Actor in a Musical”, and in 2002 he returned to the role of Billy Crocker for the hugely successful National Theatre revival of , performing to full houses for nine weeks in 2009." the Brit says into the camera excitedly before training the camera on Gill, who smiles and excitedly replies: "To get married. " "We're getting married in the state of California," Barrowman ends the clip with a smile. JB and Scott." Scottish-born Barrowman and Gill, a British architect, first met in 1991 when Gill attended one of Barrowman's plays at the Chichester Festival Theatre, according to ."Thank you, Supreme Court, about time you made it legal. " PHOTOS: Hollywood's gay power couples The pair later posted an endearing shot of the two of them grinning big with their new marriage certificate, both of their hands prominently displaying their respective wedding bands. PHOTOS: Celebrity LGBT allies The couple entered a civil partnership in a 2006 ceremony in Wales.And you know, if it is a never scenario, it doesn’t mean that I’m gonna stop trying, as will a lot of other people on my side.” “My sister and I, we’ve been asked to write the new Torchwood, the comic book, because they’re trying to give us other things to do that we can do.
When asked if he would return to the BBC series, John exclaimed: "The answer is always absolutely.
While new Doctor Who spin-off Class is soon headed to BBC3, the status of original sister series Torchwood (last seen on air five years ago today in 2011's Miracle Day) isn’t looking rosy according to star John Barrowman.
The actor, who played roguish Time Agent Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who before starring in the Cardiff-set spin-off, recently revealed that he had a phone meeting scheduled to talk about bringing Torchwood back to TV – but he now says that the call didn’t quite bring about the outcome he was hoping for.
", "Unworthy of Your Love", "Back in Business", "It's Hot Up Here", "Live Alone and Like It", "Marry Me a Little", "Not Getting Married Today", "Being Alive", "Finale/Old Friends") [about Jack Harkness] I've kind of made Jack a hero that I would like to have looked up to as a little boy because as a little boy, I knew I was gay but I didn't know what it was.
The 34-year-old actor joined on-screen love Emily Bett Rickards, as well as John Barrowman, Willa Holland, David Ramsey, Paul Blackthorne, and Echo Kellum for the panel after an autograph signing earlier in the afternoon.