Joe Dinicol


Joe Dinicol (born December 22, 1983) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his portrayal of Rory Regan / Ragman in a recurring role in the fifth season of Arrow.[1]

Joe Dinicol
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Dinicol in September 2008
Born (1983-12-22) December 22, 1983 (age 38)
Years active1997–present
Parent(s)Emma Dinicol
Keith Dinicol
FamilyJohn Neville (grandfather)

Life and careerEdit

Dinicol was born in Stratford, Ontario, the son of Emma (née Neville) and acting coach and actor Keith Dinicol.[2] His maternal grandfather was English-born actor John Neville.[3][4] He started his career as a child actor at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, and has since appeared on the Canadian television series Train 48 and Rideau Hall.[5]

On stage, Dinicol has appeared in Antony and Cleopatra, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Waiting for Godot, and Richard III at the Stratford Festival, and The Needfire at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. He also performed in the 1996 recording of Waiting for Godot for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. His most recent performance was as the second male lead in Paul Gross's Passchendaele released in 2008. Dinicol was the lead of the Amazon-produced series Betas.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Elvis Meets Nixon Ten-year-old boy Television film
1999 The Virgin Suicides Dominic Palazzolo
1999 Water Damage Unknown
1999 Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang O'Toole/Noah
2000 The Loretta Claiborne Story Russell Television film
2000 Mail to the Chief Kyle Television film
2001 The Facts of Life Reunion Sam Television film
2003 Fast Food High Scott
2003 Kart Racer Rodney Wells
2003 Friday Night Danny Short film
2004 She's Too Young Tommy Television film
2006 The Marsh Brendan Manville
2007 Weirdsville Jeremy Taylor
2007 Bottom Feeder Callum
2007 Diary of the Dead Eliot Stone
2008 Spotliation Socrates Short film
2008 Passchendaele David Mann
2009 Puck Hogs Terry Bender
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Elevator hipster
2010 My Babysitter's a Vampire Jesse Television film
2010 Reviving Ophelia Cody Television film
2011 Servitude Josh Stein
2011 Bad Meat Billy
2013 Cubicle Warriors Isaac


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension Ollie Roberts Episode: "The Phantom"
1998–1999 Anatole Paul (voice) 26 episodes
2000 Real Kids, Real Adventures John Episode: "Sucked Underground: The John Collmer Story"
2000 The Famous Jett Jackson Byron Episode: "Step Up"
2002 Rideau Hall Jason Gallant Main cast
2003–2005 Train 48 Zach Eisler Main cast
2003 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Nathan Wyatt Episode: "Homeland Security"
2008–2009 Life with Derek Truman French 7 episodes
2009 Murdoch Mysteries Harry Houdini Episode: "Houdini Whodunit"
2011–2012 My Babysitter's a Vampire Jesse 3 episodes
2011 Haven Peter Novelli Episode: "Roots"
2011 Flashpoint Tyler Davis Episode: "The War Within"
2012 The L.A. Complex Nick Wagner Main cast
2013–2014 Betas Trey Barnett Main cast
2015–2016 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Mitchell Spencer 6 episodes
2015–2016; 2018 Blindspot David Wagner 6 episodes
2016 Halt and Catch Fire Craig Bosch 3 episodes
2016–2017; 2019; 2020 Arrow Rory Regan / Ragman Recurring role (season 5), guest role (seasons 7 & 8)
2017 Saving Hope Thomas Leffering 4 episodes
2021 Nash Bridges Steven Colton TV Movie


  1. ^ The New York Times
  2. ^ Shypula, Brian (16 October 2008), "Joe Dinicol - Role takes Stratford actor to next level", The Beacon Herald, p. 1
  3. ^ Archived 2013-01-15 at
  4. ^ Kelly, Anne (4 February 1998), "Young actor's resume impressive: Joe Dinicol's credentials include the Stratford Festival, TV and commercial work", The Kitchener Waterloo Record, p. B6
  5. ^ "Joe Dinicol acting credits". Stratford Festival Archives. Retrieved 2019-06-22.

External linksEdit

  • Joe Dinicol at IMDb
  • Joe Dinicol biography at Film Reference