Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
John Diggle/Spartan on “Arrow”
David Ramsey stars as Oliver Queen’s confidante and right-hand man John Diggle and Spartan for the past seven seasons on The CW’s hit series “Arrow.”
Concurrently, Ramsey also recurred on “Blue Bloods” as NYC Mayor Carter Poole opposite Tom Selleck. Prior to this, Ramsey was best known for his work in the hit “Dexter.” Also, Ramsey’s incomparable versatility was showcased in his starring role as Muhammad Ali in the television biopic “Ali: An American Hero,” where he received rave reviews for his portrayal of the self-proclaimed “greatest fighter of all time.”
Other television credits include “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “The Flash.”
On the feature side, credits include starring alongside Annette Benning, Naomi Watts and Kerry Washington in the Rodrigo Garcia directed “Mother and Child,” “Pay It Forward” opposite Helen Hunt, and the feature “Draft Day,” which was directed by Ivan Reitman and starred Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner.