Arrow – Oliver Queen was left for dead after a boat accident on an abondened island for 5 years. Presumed dead, his family moved on but in that time, Oliver experienced things people back home could not even imagine. After years of turmoil, he returns home a new man, one who wants to right the wrongs of his father and the other member of high society Starling City. Oliver becomes the Arrow.
Portrayed by Stephen Amell.
Stephen Amell played the role of Joran Van Der Sloot in Lifetime’s Justice for Natalee Holloway, which told the true story of Beth Holloway’s quest to bring Joran, the presumed killer of her daughter, to justice. Amell received praise for his chameleon-like role as the Dutch sociopath.
On the small screen, Amell has recently been seen opposite Zooey Deschanel on New Girl, and had a recurring arc as EMT Scotty on the series Private Practice. In the most recent season of the series Hung, Amell joined the cast as Jason, a young gigolo who becomes the competitor of Thomas Jane’s character Ray.
Other notable guest star appearances include CSI: Miami, NCIS: LA, The Vampire Diaries and 90210. In the fall of 2007, Amell won a Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Guest-Starring Role for his work in Regenesis, a dramatic series on Canada’s The Movie Network.