Ted Kord is a wealthy businessman and the CEO of Kord Industries. Ted is known to be just as charismatic if not more than Ray Palmer.


In 2007, Ted held a fundraiser which Robert and Moira Queen attended.[1]



Season 1

Behind the scenes

  • In the DC multiverse Ted Kord is the second person to take up the superhero mantle of Blue Beetle, with the first being Dan Garret.The third being Jaime Reyes.
  • Brandon Routh was originally supposed to play Ted Kord in the third season of Arrow, but his character was soon changed to Ray Palmer when copyright issues prevented the writers from using the character.[2]


  1. "The Undertaking"
  2. SDCC 2014: Arrow Panel Teases Oracle & What's to Come in Season 3 - IGN