John Barrowman

1967 - Today

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John Scot Barrowman (born 11 March 1967) is a Scottish-American actor, author, presenter, singer and comic book writer. He is known for his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who (2005–10; 2020–21) and spin-off Torchwood, (2006–11) and as Malcolm Merlyn in the Arrowverse (2012–19). Born in Glasgow, Barrowman moved to the US state of Illinois with his family at the age of eight. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Barrowman has received more than 7,341,274 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). John Barrowman is the 6,671st most popular actor (down from 5,810th in 2019), the 4,882nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,353rd in 2019) and the 751st most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 7.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of John Barrowmen by language

Over the past year John Barrowman has had the most page views in the with 541,072 views, followed by French (26,907), and German (24,586). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (73.33%), Mingrelian (46.71%), and Korean (37.94%)


Among actors, John Barrowman ranks 6,671 out of 13,578Before him are Van Williams, Sharat Saxena, Diana Wynyard, Thomas Middleditch, Glenda Farrell, and Betsy Russell. After him are Dmitry Nagiyev, Jonathan Gilbert, Eric Christian Olsen, Kim Sa-rang, Boris Markov, and Ken Kirzinger.

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Among people born in 1967, John Barrowman ranks 325Before him are Salman Raduyev, Primož Gliha, Jonas Berggren, Dragan Đilas, Geraldine Somerville, and Sherry Stringfield. After him are Dmitry Nagiyev, Jonathan Gilbert, Carlos Alberto Dias, Tim "Ripper" Owens, Cristi Puiu, and Eriq Ebouaney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Barrowman ranks 4,882 out of 8,785Before him are Chris Dreja (1945), Richard K. Guy (1916), James Oglethorpe (1696), Malcolm Sargent (1895), Colin Greenwood (1969), and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875). After him are Herbert Austin, 1st Baron Austin (1866), Luke Fildes (1843), Andy Fraser (1952), Ranulph Fiennes (1944), Charles Hefferon (1878), and Robin Sachs (1951).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, John Barrowman ranks 751Before him are Anna Friel (1976), Peter Sallis (1921), Dawn French (1957), Shirley Stelfox (1941), Gia Scala (1934), and Diana Wynyard (1906). After him are Robin Sachs (1951), Judy Parfitt (1935), Ralph Ineson (1969), Hannah Waddingham (1974), Sheila Hancock (1933), and Craig Ferguson (1962).

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