Amell at the WonderCon in March 2013
May 8, 1981 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Cassandra Jean (m. 2012)|
|Relatives||Robbie Amell (cousin)|
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.
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 premiered on the Hallmark Channel on October 19, 2013.
Amell was born in Toronto, Ontario. His cousin is actor Robbie Amell. Amell married actress and model Cassandra Jean on December 25, 2012 in a private ceremony in the Caribbean and for a second time in New Orleans on May 26, 2013. Their daughter, Mavi Alexandra Jean Amell, was born October 15, 2013.
|2006||House Next Door, TheThe House Next Door||Buddy Harrelson||Television film|
|2007||Tracey Fragments, TheThe Tracey Fragments||Detective|
|2007||Closing the Ring||Teddy Gordon|
|2009||Screamers: The Hunting||Guy||Direct-to-video|
|2010||Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice, TheThe Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice||Philip Seaver||Television film|
|2011||Justice for Natalee Holloway||Joran van der Sloot||Television film|
|2011||Stay with Me||Travis||Short film|
|2013||When Calls the Heart||Wynn Delaney||Television film|
|2004||Queer as Folk||Spinning instructor||2 episodes|
|2004||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Doorman||Episode: "Ghost in the Machine: Part 2"|
|2005||Missing||Ian Harrington||Episode: "Paper Anniversary"|
|2005||Beautiful People||Jason||5 episodes|
|2005||Dante's Cove||Adam||2 episodes|
|2006–2008||Rent-a-Goalie||Billy||Main cast; 18 episodes|
|2007||ReGenesis||Craig Riddlemeyer||2 episodes|
|2007–2012||Heartland||Nick Harwell||6 episodes|
|2007–2009||'Da Kink in My Hair||Matthew||4 episodes|
|2009||Flashpoint||Peter Henderson||Episode: "Exit Wounds"|
|2010||Blue Mountain State||Travis||2 episodes|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Peter Truitt||Episode: "Sleepless in Miami"|
|2010||NCIS: Los Angeles||Marine Gunnery Sergeant Andrew Weaver||Episode: "Bounty"|
|2011||Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries||Brady||2 episodes|
|2011||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||A.J. Gust||Episode: "73 Seconds"|
|2011–2012||New Girl||Kyle||2 episodes|
|2012||Private Practice||Scott Becker||7 episodes|
|2012–present||Arrow||Oliver Queen/Green Arrow||Main cast|
|2013||Injustice: Gods Among Us||Green Arrow||Voice|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Gemini Award||Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role Dramatic Series||ReGenesis||Won|
|2007||Gemini Award||Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Rent-a-Goalie||Nominated|
|2008||Gemini Award||Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Rent-a-Goalie||Nominated|
|2012||IGN Awards||Best TV Hero||Arrow||Nominated|
|2013||NewNowNext Award||Cause You're Hot||Arrow||Nominated|
|2013||Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi||Arrow||Nominated|
|2013||Teen Choice Award||Choice TV Breakout Star||Arrow||Nominated|
|2014||People's Choice Awards||Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor||Arrow||Pending|
- Bill Harris (September 29, 2011). "Amell has big role on 'Hung'". London Free Press. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- nurun.com (October 25, 2007). "Winning ensemble; Rent-a-Goalie star vows to le... | Entertainment | Welland Tribune". Wellandtribune.ca. Retrieved October 18, 2012.
- Kristin Dos Santos and Jennifer Arrow (December 3, 2010). "Casting Scoop: Meet the Newest Vampire Diaries Hottie!". E! Online. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- Sean O'Neal (January 31, 2012). "Here is the guy who will play Green Arrow for The CW". AV Club. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- Americ Ngwije (October 28, 2011). "Exclusive Interview: HUNG's Stephen Amell Opens Up About Jason's Trouble With Women, Fun Sex Scenes & Larry David". Daemon's TV. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- Lesley Goldberg (November 9, 2011). "'Private Practice' Taps 'Hung' Star for Recurring Role". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
- "Official Facebook For When Calls The Heart". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- "Believe Pictures Official Website". Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- Bierly, Mandi (September 16, 2013). "Invasion of the Amells: A Q&A with The CW's best bloodline". Entertainment Weekly. Time. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- "Stephen Amell Marries Cassandra Jean In The Caribbean". Huffington Post. January 12, 2013. Retrieved January 13, 2013.
- "Arrow's Stephen Amell Marries for a Second Time". People.com. May 27, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
- "Stephen Amell Adds "Arrow" To "Injustice" Roster". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
- "The 40th People's Choice Awards". Retrieved November 12, 2013.