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Paul Blackthorne

Paul Blackthorne is an English actor for film, television, and radio. Although born in Shropshire, England, he spent his early childhood on British Military bases in both England and Germany. Blackthorne broke into acting via television commercials in England. His breakthrough commercial in the UK came in the Grim Reaper commercial for Virgin Atlantic, which was hugely successful. Numerous radio commercials followed.

Blackthorne's first film role was in the highly successful 2001 Bollywood film Lagaan. Since then, he has mostly appeared in American films and television shows. He had recurring roles in the American series ER and 24, both in 2004, and has been a regular cast member in the series The Dresden Files (2007), in which he played the title character, as well as Lipstick Jungle (2008–2009) and Arrow (2012–2018).

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Cast Credits

The Company You Keep (2023)
Guest starring as John Baylor
Home Invasion (2021)
Guest starring as Stan Hecht (6 episodes)
The InBetween (2019)
Starring as Detective Tom Hackett (10 episodes)
Magnum P.I. (2018)
Guest starring as Xavier
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Guest starring as Quentin Lance (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x16: Legendary (May 19, 2016) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 1x12: Last Refuge (Apr 21, 2016) [Special Guest Star]
The Flash (2014)
Guest starring as Captain Quentin Lance
Guest starring as Sturmbannfuehrer Quentin Lance
Arrow (2012)
Starring as Detective Quentin Lance (113 episodes)
Guest starring as Detective Quentin Lance (3 episodes)
  • Episode 8x10: Fadeout (Jan 28, 2020) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 8x06: Reset (Nov 26, 2019) [Special Guest Star]
  • Episode 7x12: Emerald Archer (Feb 4, 2019) [Special Guest Star]
The River (2012)
Starring as Clark Quietly (8 episodes)
The Gates (2010)
Guest starring as Christian Harper (6 episodes)
White Collar (2009)
Guest starring as Julian Larssen (2 episodes)
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Guest starring as Larry Newley
Leverage (2008)
Guest starring as Tony Kadjic (2 episodes)
Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Starring as Shane Healy (20 episodes)
Big Shots (2007)
Guest starring as Terrence Hill (9 episodes)
Burn Notice (2007)
Guest starring as Thomas O'Neill
The Dresden Files (2007)
Starring as Harry Dresden (13 episodes)
Presidio Med (2002)
Starring as Dr. Matt Slingerland
CSI: Miami (2002)
Guest starring as Tony Enright
  • Episode 8x16: L.A. (Mar 1, 2010)
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as Dr. Aaron Polanski
24 (2001)
Guest starring as Stephen Saunders (10 episodes)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Tom Harvey
Holby City (1999)
Guest starring as Guy Morton (11 episodes)
Jonathan Creek (1997)
Guest starring as Gino
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