Amell in 2010
|Born||Robert Patrick Amell
April 21, 1988
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Partner(s)||Italia Ricci (2008–present; engaged)|
|Relatives||Stephen Amell (cousin)|
Robert Patrick "Robbie" Amell (born April 21, 1988) is a Canadian actor and model. He is best known for playing Stephen Jameson on The CW's series The Tomorrow People, Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm on The CW's series The Flash, Fred Jones in the films Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins and Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, Paxton Flynn in the film The Hunters, and Wesley Rush as the lead role in the film The Duff, as well as recurring roles on such television shows as Life with Derek, True Jackson, VP, Unnatural History, and Revenge.
Amell was born in Toronto, Ontario. He is the cousin of Arrow actor Stephen Amell. Along with his sister, he started modelling and acting in small roles in commercials when he was six years old. At age sixteen, he began landing roles in high school plays such as Louis and Dave and Fionia, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. His love for acting made him go to Canadian Studios Acting Academy. He graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 2006. He later pursued his career in acting.
Amell's first role was Daniel Murtaugh in Cheaper by the Dozen 2, which filmed in the Muskoka Region of Ontario. Originally meant to be a non-speaking role, he ended up getting a couple of lines. He also appeared in the 2007 horror film Left for Dead.
Amell had a role in the Canadian Family Channel series Life with Derek, playing lead character Casey McDonald's boyfriend, Max. Life with Derek was distributed worldwide, including US Disney Channel and its international affiliates. He has also appeared in the ABC Family film Picture This.
He played the role of Noel Kahn's brother Eric on the ABC Family television series Pretty Little Liars during the show's third season. Amell has played hockey since he was a child and considered making a career of it until discovering his love of acting. He also takes break dancing lessons. He had a recurring role on MTV's Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.
He was cast as Fred Jones in the 2009 TV movie Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins, which became the most watched telecast ever on Cartoon Network. He reprised the role in the 2010 sequel Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster.
In May 2014, Amell joined The Duff as Wesley, the potential love interest for co-star Mae Witman as "The Duff". On July 9, 2014, Amell was cast as a major recurring character on the CW series The Flash as Ronnie Raymond/Firestorm, based on the DC Comics character.
On April 9, 2015, Amell was cast alongside Jennifer Garner and Kevin Spacey for the comedy film Nine Lives, set to be released on April 29, 2016. In July, Amell was added to the The X-Files cast as an FBI Agent. In October, Amell joined as the lead for McG's horror film The Babysitter.
Amell was a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs ice hockey team growing up, though since his move to Los Angeles, Amell has begun cheering for the Los Angeles Kings, but still calls Toronto his "second team". Amell is also in support of a second NHL team in Toronto via league expansion.
|2005||Cheaper by the Dozen 2||Daniel Murtaugh|
|2007||Left for Dead||Blair|
|2007||American Pie Presents: Beta House||Nick Anderson|
|2008||Picture this||Drew Pattrinson|
|2009||Alyson Stoner Project, TheThe Alyson Stoner Project||VIP Guest|
|2013||The Hunters||Paxton Flynn|
|2013||Struck by Lightning||Justin Walker|
|2015||Duff, TheThe Duff||Wesley Rush||Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Liplock (shared w/ Mae Whitman)
|2015||Anatomy of the Tide||Brad McManus|
|2006||Runaway||Stephen||Episode: "Identity Crisis"|
|2006–08||Life with Derek||Max Miller||17 episodes|
|2008||Murdoch Mysteries||Wallace Driscoll||Episode: "Still Waters"|
|2008||Picture This||Drew Patterson||Television film|
|2008–11||True Jackson, VP||Jimmy Madigan||Main Cast; 41 episodes|
|2009||Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins||Fred Jones||Television film|
|2010||Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster||Fred Jones||Television film|
|2010||Unnatural History||Michael O'Malley||2 episodes|
|2010||Destroy Build Destroy||Himself||Episode: "Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster vs. Dude, What Would Happen"|
Episode: "Mother Knows Best"
|2011||How I Met Your Mother||Scooby||2 episodes|
|2011||Brothers & Sisters||Young William Walker||Episode: "For Better or for Worse"|
|2011||CSI: NY||Riley Frazier||Episode: "Air Apparent"|
|2012||Alcatraz||Young Ray Archer||3 episodes|
|2012||Pretty Little Liars||Eric Kahn||Episode: "The Kahn Game"|
|2012||Hawaii Five-0||Billy Keats||Episode: "Popilikia"|
|2012||Hornet's Nest||Andy Brazil||Television film|
|2013||Hot in Cleveland||Lloyd||Episode: "The Conversation"|
|2013||1600 Penn||D.B.||7 episodes|
|2013||Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous||Nick||8 episodes|
|2013–14||Tomorrow People, TheThe Tomorrow People||Stephen Jameson||Lead role, 22 episodes|
|2013||Hunters, TheThe Hunters||Paxton Flynn||Television film|
|2014||Whose Line Is It Anyway?||Himself||Episode: "Robbie Amell"|
|2014–16||The Flash, The Flash||Ronnie Raymond / Firestorm / Deathstorm||9 episodes|
|2015||Modern Family||Chase||Episode: "Closet? You'll Love It!"|
|2015||Chasing Life||Ecstasy Guy||Uncredited
Episode: "Wild Thing"
|2016||The X-Files||Agent Miller||Guest Role|
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- "'The Flash': Robbie Amell, Firestorm/Ronnie Raymond, Joins 'Arrow' Spinoff". The Hollywood Reporter. July 9, 2014.
- "Robbie Amell and Jennifer Garner Find Nine Lives Opposite Kevin Spacey as a Cat". ComingSoon.net.
- "'The Flash' Star Robbie Amell in Negotiations to Join Kevin Spacey in 'Nine Lives' (Exclusive)". TheWrap.
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- "Robbie Amell discusses his disappointment in the MLSE and the Toronto Maple Leafs". SceneCreek.com. Youtube.
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