Stephen Amell at the WonderCon in March 2013.
May 8, 1981 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Cassandra Jean (2012-present)|
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 TV series Hung premiered with Amell starring as busboy-turned-prostitute 'Jason', a younger rival "ho" to Thomas Jane's 'Ray Drecker'. And in 90210 Season 4 Episodes 4 & 5 as Jim.
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.
Amell married actress/model Cassandra Jean first on December 25, 2012 in a private ceremony in the Caribbean and for a second time in New Orleans on May 26, 2013. On June 6, 2013, Amell announced that his wife is pregnant, expecting their first child.
|2007||The Tracey Fragments||Detective|
|Closing The Ring||Teddy Gordon|
|2009||Screamers: The Hunting||Guy|
|2011||Stay With Me||Travis||Short Film|
|2004||Queer As Folk||Spinning Instructor||2 Episodes|
|Degrassi: The Next Generation||Doorman||Episode: Ghost in the Machine: Part 2|
|2005||1-800-Missing||Ian Harrington||Episode: Paper Anniversary|
|Beautiful People||Jason||5 Episodes|
|Dante's Cove||Adam||2 Episodes|
|2006||The House Next Door||Buddy Harrelson||TV Movie|
|2007||ReGenesis||Craig Riddlemeyer||2 Episodes|
|2007-2009||'Da Kink In My Hair||Matthew||4 Episodes|
|2007-2012||Heartland||Nick Harwell||6 Episodes|
|2009||Flashpoint||Peter Henderson||Episode: Exit Wounds|
|2010||The Cutting Edge: Fire & Ice||Philip Seaver||TV Movie|
|Blue Mountain State||Travis||2 Episodes|
|CSI: Miami||Peter Truitt||Episode: Sleepless in Miami|
|NCIS: Los Angeles||Sgt. Andrew Weaver||Episode: Bounty|
|2011||The Vampire Diaries||Brady||2 Episodes|
|Justice For Natalee Holloway||Joran Van Der Sloot||TV Movie|
|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||Lead Role|
|2013||When Calls The Heart||Wynn Delaney||TV Movie; Post-Production|
|2013||Injustice: Gods Among Us||Oliver Queen/Green Arrow||Voice only|
|Year||Award||Category||Title of work||Result|
|2007||Gemini Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role Dramatic Series||ReGenesis||Won|
|Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series||Rent-A-Goalie||Nominated|
|2012||IGN Awards||Best TV Hero||Arrow||Nominated|
|2013||Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi||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.
- "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.