Dinah ‘Laurel’ Lance is the daughter of Detective Quentin Lance and Dinah Lance. Her sister, Sara, was killed when while on the trip that left Oliver shipwrecked for five years.
Laurel is a former girlfriend of Oliver Queen and still has feelings for him. They have kissed since his return, but insists that they will never get back together. She had on-again, off-again relationship with his best friend Tommy Merlin until his death.
Laurel is a lawyer and worked for the legal aid office of the City Necessary Resources Initiative which helps people in need. The CNRI building was destroyed during The Undertaking earthquake and the group was shut down permanently.
Laurel currently works for the District Attorney’s office of Starling City. Her goal is to catch Arrow and bring him to justice.
Katie Cassidy plays Laurel Lance on Arrow. She has also appeared on the TV show New Girl and had recurring roles on Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, and Harper’s Island. Her career has not been limited to TV. Katie has appeared in the movies A Nightmare on Elm Street, Taken, Walk the Talk, Black Christmas, When a Stranger Calls, Click, and more.
Birthday: November 25, 1986