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Torchwood star John Barrowman marries longtime partner Scott Gill in California

Couple has been together for 20 years and had civil partnership in 2006
Scott_Gill and John Barrowman
Photo courtesy of John Barrowman

John Barrowman is now officially a married man.

Torchwood's Capt. Jack Harkness, currently starring in the US series Arrow, broke the news Tuesday evening via Twitter that he and Scott Gill had tied the knot.

Barrowman tweeted out a photo of the couple holding their marriage license with this message: 'We are now Legally Married. Thanks for all your great wishes. Jb and Scott.'

Barrowman and Gill have been together since 1993 after Gill saw the actor in a play called The Rope.

They entered into a civil partnership on December 27, 2006 in Cardiff but they declined to call their relationship a marriage.

Barrowman and Gill were in California where same-sex marriages resumed last Friday (28 June), two days after the US Supreme Court upheld a ruling that struck down Proposition 8 which had banned the marriages since 2008.

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