Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Teddy Gordon in the 2007 feature film Closing the Ring; and for his television roles as Billy in Rent-a-Goalie (2006-2008) and as Jason in Hung, in 2011.
He currently stars as Oliver Queen, a billionaire playboy who moonlights as a crime-fighting vigilante looking to clean up the streets of Starling City, in the superhero action series Arrow, since 2012.
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. He received praise for his chameleon-like role as the Dutch sociopath.
On the small screen, Amell was seen opposite Zooey Deschanel on New Girl and had a recurring arc as EMT Scotty on the series Private Practice.
In the third season of 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: Los Angeles, 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.