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Stephen Amell (born May 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor who portrays Oliver Queen in the lead role on Arrow, in a guest starring role in the first, second, third and fourth seasons of The Flash and the first, second and third seasons of DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and as a special guest star in Vixen. He also briefly portrayed Werner Zytle as he takes the form of Oliver in his very own Vertigo-induced hallucination. He portrayed Oliver (Earth-X) in the Crisis on Earth-X crossover.

Credits

Arrow

Actor

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4
Season 5
Season 6


The Flash

Actor

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3
Season 4


Vixen

Voice actor

Season 1
Season 2

Superhero Fight Club shorts

Actor

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

Actor

Season 1
Season 2
Season 3


Supergirl

Actor

Season 1

Trivia

  • Stephen's cousin, Robbie Amell, appears in a guest starring role as Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm in the first season of The Flash. The two appeared on-screen together later that season in the episode, "Rogue Air".
  • Stephen has been the subject of a number of articles on the internet highlighting his extreme physical exercise regimen, describing him as a performer who trains like a real-life superhero.
  • Stephen Amell was cast as Casey Jones, another vigilante character from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, the second film in the rebooted live-action Ninja Turtles film series. Stephen Amell compared the roles, stating Casey Jones is "almost like the Oliver Queen people know from the older comic books".[1]
  • Stephen once auditioned for the role of Spartacus in the Starz original series Spartacus: Vengeance. The role was won by Liam McIntyre who portrays Mark Mardon/Weather Wizard, on The Flash.
  • He is one of the 6 only actors and actresses to have been in all four CW's series (Arrow, The Flash, Vixen, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl), along with Grant Gustin, Carlos Valdes, Emily Bett Rickards, Victor Garber and Franz Drameh.
  • Stephen is a huge fan of WWE. During the summer of 2015, he made a few appearances on the program and even competed in a Tag Team Match against former enemy Cody Rhodes who later appears in season 5.
  • Stephen is also a fan of American Ninja Warrior. On May 25, he compete on a special Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day.

External links

References

  1. Stephen Amell Comments On Casey Jones In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 - Comicbook.com