Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Claim to Fame
Best known for portraying Oliver Queen / The Arrow in the CW series Arrow
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Stephen Adam Amell (born May 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for portraying Oliver Queen in the television series Arrow (based on the comic character Green Arrow) and will portray Casey Jones in the sequel to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
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Stephen Amell (born May 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor. He stars as the vigilante Oliver Queen on The CW series Arrow.
Amell played Adam in the first season of the television series Dante's Cove; he was replaced in the second season by Jon Fleming. Amell, credited as Steve Amell, appeared in three episodes of the fourth season of Queer as Folk as the Liberty Ride spinning instructor in 2004.
In 2007, Amell won a Gemini Award for his guest-starring role on ReGenesis. The same year he was also nominated for a Gemini Award in the Best Ensemble Cast Category for Rent-a-Goalie.
He had recurring roles in the TV series Da Kink in My Hair and Heartland. On December 3, 2010 Amell joined the cast of The Vampire Diaries as werewolf 'Brady' for season 2.
Amell starred as Joran van der Sloot in the Lifetime film Justice for Natalee Holloway which originally aired in May 2011.
On October 2, 2011, season 3 of HBO's series Hung premiered with Amell starring as busboy-turned-prostitute Jason, a younger rival "ho" to Thomas Jane's Ray Drecker. He also appeared as Jim in the fourth season of 90210.
Amell announced on October 28, 2011 that he had just finished filming the Christmas episode of New Girl with Zooey Deschanel and Max Greenfield. He touches on the experience of filming his first "network half hour comedy" in an interview with Daemon's TV. On November 9, 2011 that Amell was announced for the recurring role of Scottie, a paramedic on ABC's primetime medical drama Private Practice.
In January 2012, Amell was cast as the titular character in the The CW series Arrow, a re-imagining of the comic-book character Green Arrow. In June 2012, Amell was cast to play as Wynn Delaney in Believe Pictures' film adaptation of Janette Oke's beloved Canadian West series of novels When Calls the Heart, which is due to be premiered on the Hallmark Channel in 2013.
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Robbie Amell (cousin)
Full Name at Birth
St. Andrew's College
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Gary Goddard Agency Ltd.