Justin Hartlet
Character Will Collins
Season(s) Season 1
Date of Birth January 29, 1977
Birthplace Knoxville, Illinois, USA
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Justin Scott Hartley (born January 29, 1977) is an American actor, writer and director. He is best known for his roles of Fox Crane on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions, and as Oliver Queen on the CW's Smallville.

Personal lifeEdit

Hartley was born in Knoxville, IL, and was raised in Orland Park, IL with his brother Nathan, and sisters Megan and Gabriela. After graduating from Carl Sandburg High School, he attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and University of Illinois at Chicago where he majored in history and theater. In 2003, Hartley began dating his Passions co-star Lindsay Korman (who played Theresa Lopez-Fitzgerald). After six months, the two became engaged on November 13, 2003. They married in a small ceremony on May 1, 2004. They had a daughter, Isabella Justice, on July 3, 2004. On May 6, 2012, it was announced that Justin and Lindsay were divorcing after 8 years of marriage.


Hartley portrayed character Fox Crane on the daytime drama Passions, from December 17, 2002 to February 10, 2006. In 2006, Hartley played the starring role as Aquaman, of comic book fame, in a television pilot for the CW titled Aquaman (or Mercy Reef), which was to have been a spin off of the television show Smallville. Though it never aired, the pilot later became available online. Hartley did a seven-episode run as billionaire Oliver Queen on the CW series Smallville later that year. In 2008, he returned to Smallville as a regular cast member.

In 2008, he starred as Tom in the controversial film, Red Canyon, filmed in the badlands of Utah.

Filmography Edit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Race You to the Bottom Joe
2008 Red Canyon (2008 film) Tom
2009 Spring Breakdown Todd
2009 A Way with Murder Ted Rawlings
2010 Scorpio Men on Prozac Bill King
2012 The Challenger James Post-production
Year Title Role Notes
2002-2006 Passions Nicholas Foxworth Crane TV series
2006 Aquaman Arthur Curry TV pilot
2006-2011 Smallville Oliver Queen / Green Arrow Series Regular
2007 Spellbound Danny TV movie
2007 CSI: NY Elliott Bevins Episode: "Heart of Glass"
2007 Cold Case (TV series) Mike Delaney (1982) Episode: "Justice"
2008 Austin Golden Hour Rhett Clark TV movie
2008 Gemini Division Nick Korda 12 episodes
2009 MegaFault Dan Lane TV movie
2011 Chuck (TV series) Wesley Sneijder Episode: "Chuck Versus the Bearded Bandit"
2012 Castle (TV series) Reggie Starr Episode: "An Embarassment of Bitches"
2012 Hart of Dixie Jesse Kinsella Episode: "Bachelorettes & Bullets"
2012 Emily Owens, M.D. Will Collins TV series, main role