Canadian actor known for starring as the titular character in the CW television series Arrow.
He had his first minor television role on Queer as Folk in 2004.
He has also had recurring television roles in the shows Heartland, Private Practice and Hung.
His cousin is actor Robbie Amell. He married Cassandra Jean in 2012. The following year, they welcomed a daughter named Mavi.
He had a supporting role opposite Ellen Page in the 2007 independent film The Tracey Fragments.