From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stephen Amell (born May 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor known for his role on the television series Rent-a-Goalie, as well as his work co-starring opposite Shirley MacLaine and Mischa Barton in the feature length motion picture Closing the Ring. He also played Adam in the first season of the television series Dante's Cove; he was replaced in the second season by Jon Fleming. In 2007, Stephen won a Gemini Award for his guest-starring role on Regenesis. Stephen was also nominated for a Gemini Award in the Best Ensemble Cast Category for Rent-a-Goalie. Currently, he has recurring roles in the TV Series Da Kink In My Hair and Heartland. Stephen, credited as 'Steve Amell,' appeared in three episodes of the fourth season of Queer as Folk as the Liberty Ride spinning instructor. On December 3rd 2010 Stephen joined the cast of The Vampire Diaries for season 2. Description above from the Wikipedia article Stephen Amell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.