John Barrowman Quotes


Never apologize for being nerdy because un-nerdy people never apologize for being assholes.

Never apologize for being nerdy.

I did archery when I was in high school. In our gym class we had two weeks of archery and I remember taking the bow and arrow and firing it up and across the street into a car parking lot.

Fit men walking around and bathing it would be just like being in Ancient Rome [on a footballers dressing room

I do tend to eat healthily most of the time but I don't restrict myself. I believe in eating anything and everything in moderation and doing some exercise.

I'm an openly gay man playing an omnisexual hero who is loved on both sides of the Atlantic. How could I not be proud of that?

For some reason I seem to be a massive hit with middle-aged women. I seriously don't know what it is.

I would love to lecture to women on men. I'd tell them everything about men: gay straight bi how we're all the same how we're all bastards.

When I was younger I wanted to be an airline pilot but that lasted for about 30 seconds.

I don't think nudity is a bad thing I don't think people should be embarrassed about their bodies and I don't mind whipping it out.

I've always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments.

The one thing that makes 'Torchwood' work so brilliantly and makes it a little bit above the rest of all other sci-fi dramas out there is that we have a sense of humour.

I would wish that people would accept people for who they are not be judgemental allow people to live their lives and enjoy themselves and that would be my wish for people.

Desperate Housewives' was a good experience though as I got to play the bad guy for once. My only complaint was they had me in a lot of sweaters.

I'm a fan of comic books. I'm a nerd. I'm a geek. I'm all that stuff.

As an actor I only play what is in the moment rather than in the future but sometimes the past is more important than what is coming up in the future.

There's a lot of me in Captain Jack and there's a lot of Captain Jack in me. And there is no pun intended.

I have a real passion for driving. Earlier on in my life I wanted to be a race car driver. But I don't pay an extortionate amount of money for cars. I'm pretty frugal.

If you do something and it goes wrong you learn from it and you move on.

It wasn't until I got involved in 'Doctor Who' that I started doing dramas on television.

I live my life openly and freely every day anyway and do what I want to do but I don't take any great risks.

I'm lively when I perform and I always put everything into a show but when I get home I love lying down in front of the TV and relaxing.

When I was a kid growing up in the States in the late '70s and early '80s as soon as 'Dallas' came on on a Friday night on CBS at 9 P.M. we stopped everything from that moment on as a family.

Honestly the world can be a dark enough place. Light it up.

My humour and my work ethic definitely come from my Scottish side and I have to say the sense of humour doesn't really translate when I'm in America.

Wherever I am I will embrace the life and the lifestyle. I've lived in Hollywood before and we've moved into the old neighbourhood in West Hollywood. I love California.

I don't call myself an actor I call myself an entertainer because I don't just do one thing.

Love is love no matter who you fall in love with love is love it can be painful it can be wonderful.

I would wish that people would accept people for who they are not be judgmental allow people to live their lives and enjoy themselves and that would be my wish for people.

My first professional job was actually at a place called Opryland U.S.A. which no longer exists but I've been performing since I was a kid.

In everything I do I find some of myself or a lot of myself and put it into the role.

Some people are gay. Get over it!

Whenever I'm in Glasgow I go and stand outside the front of the house I grew up in which is in Mount Vernon.

I was the one who taught my sister and my niece how to walk in high heels.

Have I ever been the shy retiring type? Never. Not since the day I was born.

I don't feel sorry for myself because I'm living my dream. Even when I was a little boy I used to stand in the playground and pretend I was on 'Opportunity Knocks.'

If you put a label on yourself people will pigeonhole you.

I'm one who will always speak my mind and say what I feel!

I trust the [series] writers when I'm filming because it's interesting for me to go in every week and see what's going to happen and the challenge for me as the actor is to make it work.

You can be in the public eye all the time and still have a private life but the important thing is to keep in touch with the people who put you there.

You have to do bad things in order to become a hero. You have to make sacrifices.