John barrowman delighted doctor who fans watching sunday nights. Take a visual walk through his career and see 4 images of the characters hes voiced and listen to 1 clip that showcases his performance. The result was pansexual time agent captain jack harkness played by reallife gay actor john barrowman. The george digger harkness version of captain boomerang appears in lego batman 2. Im from the future captain jack harkness torchwood youtube. There are several other people that round out the team, including owen harper, the medical doctor. Barrowman captain jack harkness was most notably last seen on television screens this past year as the mysterious archer, malcolm merlyn, in the cws arrow. Encouraged by his high school teachers, he studied performing. This empire was defeated by some sort of alliance, and the cyber empire has been left. It marked the final appearance of burn gorman as owen harper and naoko mori as toshiko sato, with both characters being killed off at the end of the episode. Jack and tosh investigate when there are reports of music coming out of nowhere in an abandoned dance hall.
Captain jack harkness is a fictional character played by john barrowman in the longrunning british science fiction television series doctor who and its spinoff series torchwood. Captain jack harkness voice lego dimensions video game. Hes an immortal from the future, but likes to dress up in a coat from world war ii. For years, actor john barrowman has been campaigning for the return of his fanfavourite character captain jack harkness to doctor who, keeping the character alive through convention appearances. John barrowman, mbe appeared as captain jack harkness, beginning in the television story the. Captain jack harkness simple english wikipedia, the free. Captain jack harkness is one of the nonplayable characters in lego dimensions, from the doctor who franchise. He made a surprise return to the bbc programme during season 12s episode five fugative of the judoon when he reappeared and accidentally abducted the doctors tardis. Actor john barrowman is trying hard to get torchwood back. Jack harkness warning is typically ambiguous, not least because hes teleported away while only partway through delivering it.
Next up, barrowman will be heading to his native glasgow, scotland to star in the stage production of dick mcwhittington at the scottish exhibition and conference centre in december 20. He was a companion of the ninth and tenth doctors after he was shot and killed by a dalek, he was revived by rose tyler, who at the time was transformed into a nearly omnipotent being. Apr 12, 2010 torchwood soundtrack owens theme extended long version. John barrowman on captain jack harkness doctor who return.
John barrowman up for reprising captain jack harkness. Jan 26, 2020 the actor starred as captain jack harkness the first openly nonheterosexual character in doctor who between 2005 and 2010, and also led its spinoff, torchwood, until 2011. Im on my way back to the hotel, but i love all my movie and fans on my torch. Unable to control her powers, she accidentally turned him into an immortal. Jack harkness, played by scottishamerican actor john barrowman, is the leader of torchwood three. According to jack, at some point in the future the cybermen had evolved into what he simply describes as an empire of evil. Along the way, jack s lover ianto gareth davidlloyd died and. John barrowman list of movies and tv shows tv guide. Captain jack harkness john barrowman heads the torchwood cardiff branch. He appeared recently in the series called the fugitive of the judoon 2020. He appeared in this series for the episode 5 in series 12. He played the time agent in torchwood until 2011 and then reprised the role in various radio dramas over the years.
Harkness, the first openly bisexual character on the series which has been airing off and on since 1963. Dr who companions, captain jack harkness, john barrowman, actor john, men in kilts, matt smith, torchwood, david tennant, buckingham palace. Torchwood captain jack harkness tv episode 2007 imdb. Melissa was born on 5 august 1975 to jack harkness and lucia moretti, both of torchwood three.
Doctor who fans were overjoyed last night january 26 when, in the middle of the latest episode fugitive of the judoon, captain jack harkness returned to drop some cryptic warnings about a. The return of jack harkness has expressed through cris that his. Jack later becomes the main character in torchwood, an adultthemed spinoff of doctor who. Jun 20, 2015 the future of captain jack harkness became uncertain during the past seasons of the british sciencefiction tv program doctor who. The doctor materializes the tardis on the dalek ship where rose is held captive, piloting it such that rose ends up inside. He returned to the uk, for a 6 month shakespeare semester with the united states international university of san diego, but left to star in the musical production of anything goes, with elaine page. As captain jack harkness, john barrowman made sporadic appearances throughout the christopher eccleston and david tennant eras of doctor who, usually. Jan 27, 2020 captain jack harkness actor on kissing bradley walsh. See more ideas about jack harkness, john barrowman and captain jack harkness. Encouraged by his high school teachers, he studied performing arts at the united states international university in san diego before landing the role of.
Still, he does manage to provide a little context for it. What i like the most is his zest for life and the fact that he always makes me laugh see more ideas about john barrowman, lgbt rights and captain jack harkness. John barrowman to host torchwood viewing party to get captain. Doctor who brings captain jack harkness back to tv and now, john barrowman has revealed how chris chibnall pitched the idea to him in. I would imagine that the doctor would react in a similar way if he was to meet such a character which would never happen in a family show. Now you can own a replica of his coat with the doctor who captain jack harkness coat. Captain jack harkness actor on kissing bradley walsh. He returned to the uk, for a 6 month shakespeare semester with the united. T he actor starred as captain jack harkness the first openly nonheterosexual character in doctor who between 2005 and 2010, and also led its spinoff, torchwood, until 2011. He is a boss fight and unlockable character, found just inside the arkham asylum. Make offer john barrowman hand signed jack harness dr. The george digger harkness version of captain boomerang appears as a playable character from the squad dlc in lego batman 3. Captain jack harkness was the alias adopted by a time agent and con man from the 51st century who became an associate and occasional companion of the doctor.
Captain jack harkness was an american serving as an raf group captain, stationed in cardiff with the famous 3 squadron. Apr 30, 2020 actor, singer, lgbt rights activist and animal lover and supporter. While in the building, a temporal shift puts them in back in 1941 but they soon realize cant get back to their own time, at least not without tosh sending those in the present day the necessary. This usualisation on the programme was one of the first on uk tv, and in the fifteen years since, has become a standard requirement for all programmes. John scot barrowman mbe born 11 march 1967 is a britishamerican actor, singer, presenter, author, and comic book writer. Apr 07, 2020 jack harkness is a fictional character of the series doctor who, that is a more conventional action hero played by the actor john barrowman. While the doctor who spinoff went on indefinite hiatus in 2012, the shows main star, john barrowman aka captain jack harkness, is actively trying to get the series back on the air, whether on the bbc or a major channel in america. The last time we saw jack on doctor who, he was leaving the t. Apr 15, 2016 the adventures of captain jack harkness, the alienhunting hero of doctor who spinoff torchwood, are to be continued in comic form by the actor who played him, john barrowman cowritten with. John barrowmans captain jack harkness is back, having materialized in the final episode of doctor whos third series last of the time lords, and with him comes one of the shows most inventive characters. Fortunately for his fans, there is a possibility that he may come back for the next season. Captain jack harkness was the alias adopted by time agent and con man javic piotr thane audio. May 14, 20 love this scene from torchwood miracle day.
Big finishs mostrequested teamup is finally happening, as river song and captain jack harkness cross paths for the first time in their zigzagging. Torchwood children of earth dvd, 2009, 2disc set for. Surprised at all loving the return of captain jack lets hope theres more you never know, but i couldnt tell you because we wanted it to be a surprise. He first appears in the 2005 doctor who episode the empty child and reappears throughout the rest of the 2005 series as a companion of the ninth incarnation of the series protagonist the doctor. In fugitive of the judoon the dashing former time agent and torchwood operative gave team tardis a solemn warning for the 12th doctor about a mysterious lone. Captain jack harkness is a fictional character played by john barrowman in doctor who and its spinoff series, torchwood. Capn jack harkness, what a character, here is a short quiz about the character.
Doctor who star john barrowman overwhelmed by fan reaction. Welcome to your typical reader meets captain jack fic. John barrowman, emily atack, and sair khan in im a celebrity, john barrowman and emily atack in im a. He went on to star in miss saigon, matador, rope, and hair at londons west end. John barrowman returns as the irrepressible captain jack harkness, fresh from his latest surprise appearance in doctor who, in three new fullcast audio adventures from big finish. The character first appears in the 2005 doctor who episode the empty child and subsequently features in the remaining episodes of the first series 2005 as a companion to the series protagonist, the doctor. John scot barrowman mbe born 11 march 1967 is a scottishamerican actor, singer.
John barrowman is the voice of captain jack harkness in lego dimensions. As captain jack would say, i have a hot builder come in and he does. Alien beings the 456 loved earth kids and wanted more. Captain jack s past came back to bite him on the ass, and not in a good way. Captain jack harkness is back in doctor who now, john barrowman reveals how it felt to be brought back to the bbc scifi series in fugitive. John barrowman to host torchwood viewing party to get. Long time fans of doctor who had a major surprise on january 26 when fanfavorite captain jack harkness returned to issue a warning to the 12th doctor who about a lone cyberman. Captain jack harkness returned to help jodie whittakers doctor and in an exclusive interview, actor john barrowman reveals how he felt to bring the character back to life. Alice carter previously sangster, nee melissa moretti. With john barrowman, eve myles, burn gorman, naoko mori. The captain jack harkness bathrobe lets you borrow the famous look of the 51st century conman that was first introduced on doctor who, while still keeping.
In a shock to fans everywhere, john barrowman returned to the universe of doctor who in the latest episode as the heroically pansexual captain jack harkness. John barrowman makes surprise return to doctor who bt. Unable to control her powers, she accidentally turned him into an immortal being. Jan 26, 2020 he made a surprise return to the bbc programme during season 12s episode five fugative of the judoon when he reappeared and accidentally abducted the doctors tardis. John barrowman, mbe appeared as captain jack harkness, beginning in the television story the empty child in 2005, leaving the series after the series 1 finale, the parting of the ways. Ianto jones, office clerk whose character develops and. The britishamerican actor who played captain jack harkness in the doctor who spinoff took to instagram last night to make an announcement he hopes.
He was first in doctor who in the 2005 episode the empty child and is in the show throughout the rest of the 2005 series as a companion of the ninth doctor. Surprise doctor who guest star explains how he kept his. Captain jack harkness captain jack jack harkness jack 14 episodes, 20052020 arrow tv series 20122019 malcolm merlyn dark archer 68 episodes, 20122019 glamorous tv movie 2019 lawrence fireman sam. He added that captain jack harkness continues to be flirtatious, sassy and determined, telling radiotimes that he improvised a. These commercial pages from bbc worldwide help to fund new bbc programmes.
A former time agent born in the 51st century, jack had two years of his memories wiped by the time agency and subsequently became a con man operating in the 20th century, where he stole the name of captain jack harkness. We first meet american captain jack harkness in the 2005 revival of doctor who in the ninth episode of season one, the empty child, as an immortal time agent. The empty child, the doctor dances captain jack harkness took the name and identity of an american airman. Jack harkness is a fictional character of the series doctor who, that is a more conventional action hero played by the actor john barrowman. In 1977, lucia left torchwood and had melissa put into deep cover in order to distance her from the life of her father, and. Subsequent to this, jack became the central character in the. He added that captain jack harkness continues to be flirtatious, sassy and determined, telling radiotimes that he improvised a little. Exit wounds is the thirteenth and final episode of the second series of the british science fiction television series torchwood, and was broadcast on bbc two on 4 april 2008. Outside the tardis, the doctor confronts the dalek emperor, who seems to have developed a god complex. Captain jack harkness captain jack jack harkness jack 14 episodes, 20052020.
The actor starred as captain jack harkness the first openly nonheterosexual character in doctor who between 2005 and 2010, and also led its spinoff, torchwood, until 2011. He had a brief, intense affair with the extime agent captain jack harkness, a man who had appropriated his name. Captain jack could possibly return for doctor who season 9. Captain jack harkness was never fully alone in torchwood he had a best friend, and more, right by his side for years and years. Torchwood star john barrowman is up for returning as captain jack harkness, but sadly the actor says theres just too many obstacles to overcome at the moment. Jack is a reformed con man by the time we catch up with him at the torchwood institute, leading the group of alien hunters. Doctor who john barrowman on captain jack harkness shock. John barrowman in original autographed tv memorabilia for.
In the empty child, after encountering captain jack harkness john barrowman a con artist and former time agent from the 51st century in 1941, the doctor realises jack had caused a deadly nanotechnological plague to sweep through the human race, turning humans into gasmask zombies. Doctor who fans were thrilled when john barrowman made a surprise comeback as the omnisexual time traveller captain jack harkness. Doctor who season 11 spoilers john barrowman to return after. Doctor who introduces a new doctor and brings back a.
Doctor who star john barrowman teases captain jacks future. After he was shot and killed by a dalek, he was revived by rose tyler, who at the time was transformed into a nearly omnipotent being. Youre sad and lonely and a little tipsy, but surely a tall, dark, handsome stranger could soothe your soul. Captain jack harkness, who is played by scottish american actor john barrowman, finally returned, after a tenyear absence from the classic british series. Those are just some of the reasons hes the coolest guy around. Oct 22, 2018 doctor who fans were sent wild last night after episode three of season 11 seemed to reference captain jack harkness, previously played by john barrowman on the bbc scifi series. John barrowman makes surprise return to doctor who. John barrowman to write torchwood comic series books the. Born in glasgow, scotland, and raised in joliet, illinois. Barrowman, who played fan favorite captain jack harkness on doctor who and torchwood, updated fans on sunday, revealing that hed undergone an. Barrowman saluting in the style of captain jack harkness from a float at the 2007 london gay pride parade. Torchwood is a secret organization that deals with aliens. The britishamerican actor who played captain jack harkness in the doctor who spinoff took to instagram last night to make an announcement he hopes will help get people through.
Bbcgetty images we first meet american captain jack harkness in the 2005 revival of doctor who in the ninth episode of season one, the empty child, as an immortal time agent. Yes, captain jack harkness already has his own spinoff on television, specifically torchwood. Captain jack harkness is a fictional character in the british television series doctor who and torchwood. John scot barrowman mbe born 11 march 1967 is a scottishamerican actor, singer, presenter, author, and comic book writer. John barrowman captain jack actor signed 8x10 autographed photo coa e6. Doctor who actor john barrowman confirms hes recovering after. Jack harkness 10 episodes 20112011 desperate housewives patrick logan 5 episodes 20102010 torchwood captain jack harkness 35 episodes 20072009. He made a surprise return to the part in sunday nights instalment of the bbc scifi series.1128 1150 670 138 335 1442 1295 965 268 66 744 170 1508 1379 427 60 818 382 1016 146 891 1405 478 583 67 72 1390 830 629 1035 1230 1481 821 248 152 722 538 586 480 585