Michael Rowe

Michael Rowe

Author: Michael Rowe

Profile: Michael Rowe is a Canadian actor, producer and musician. He is born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Michael came from a family of musicians.

He is popularly known for his portrayal of Floyd Lawton / Deadshot in ‘Arrow’ the television series. After being influenced by his father who performed in a band, Machael too took up drumming at the tender age of six years. He started his career as part of ‘Bucket Truck’ a punk/metal band from the year 1996 to the next ten years. Michael broke up with Andrew his brother and made a decision to enter filmmaking though initially he experienced a tough time in getting his name signed as it sounding similar to Mike Rowe, the host of Dirty Jobs. Though he acted for just around 5 years, he was cast in the television series, Arrow, as the DC comics Character, Deadshot, right away. For four years Michael played Deadshot after which he discontinued the series, thought he did express his desire of coming back to Arrow. Later Michael Rowe was cast as the character Ninjak in the Valiant Comics. He has also starred in a movie co-written by him and Andrew, ‘Crown and Anchor’.

Writing style: Michael Rowe is a storyteller by nature who builds intrigue and suspense all the way and brings narratives to life. While using descriptive and vivid prose he transports the audience on a captivating journey from start to the huge ultimate reveal at the end, through his stories.

Published Texts:


2009 – Soapstone Hippo

2011 – Lies, Boltcutter

2012 – Sleepy Stories, The Business of Acting

2012-2016 – Arrow

2014 – Godzilla

2015 – Tomorrowland, Vehicular Romanticide

2016 – The Flash

2017 – Suck It Up

2018 – Ninjak vs. the Valiant Universe, Crown and Author


Awards and Acknowledgements:

2019 – Nominated for the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film Crown and Anchor


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