John Scot Barrowman, MBE is a Scottish-American actor, singer, dancer, presenter, and writer. He is well-known for his portrayal of Captain Jack Harkness on Doctor Who and its spinoff, Torchwood. He also portrayed Malcolm Merlyn on Arrow and its spin-offs The Flash and DC's Legends of Tomorrow.

For Disney, he played Beast in the musical version of Beauty and the Beast and Patrick Logan in Desperate Housewives.


  • Both Barrowman and David Tennant have appeared on Doctor Who, in starring roles alongside each other. Both men also appeared in various Fireman Sam specials, though not in the same ones.
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