Born November 17, 1971 in Detroit, Michigan, USA
David Ramsey stars as former United States Army Special Forces soldier, John Diggle, on the CW's People's Choice Award winning show "Arrow," based on the DC Comics superhero. Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, "Arrow" follows presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who returns home to Starling City after five years stranded on a remote island in the Pacific, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. Unable to help people like he did as a soldier, Diggle becomes Oliver's confidant and field partner in his mission - to right societal wrongs and transform the city to its former glory. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, David gained many fans from his work on the popular Showtime drama series "Dexter" as Anton Briggs, a confidential informant who had a love affair with the character played by Debra Morgan. He portrayed the title character of Muhammad Ali in the Fox television movie Ali: An American Hero, and has starred in recurring roles on television shows including: "All of Us," "The West Wing," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Ghost Whisperer," "Wildfire," "Hollywood Residential" and "Grey's Anatomy." David recently starred as "Rep. Harshtone" in Millenium Entertainment's political romantic comedy Accidental Love, opposite an all-star cast including Jessica Biel, Jake Gyllenhaal, Catherine Keener, James Marsden, Tracy Morgan and James Brolin. Directed by David O. Russell, the film featured Biel as Sammy Joyce, a socially awkward small-town receptionist who has a nail accidentally shot into her head by a clumsy workman, eliciting wild sexual urges. David is an accomplished martial artist, and holds a black belt in jeet kune do. He has also studied boxing, tae kwon do, and trained in kickboxing under Benny "Jet" Uruidez.