Dinah Laurel Lance Katie Cassidy-39
Dinah Laurel Lance
Birthdate 1985 (age 31)
Family * Quentin Lance (father)
Occupation Lawyer
Species Human

Status Alive

Played by Katie Cassidy
First seen Pilot (Arrow)
Last seen The Ruining, Part 3: Vitae
Dinah Laurel Lance is a lawyer from Star City, and former lover of its city's vigilante Oliver Queen/The Arrow, currently the legal guardian of Sara's friend Cindy (better known as Sin) following her sister's murder. She is also the vigilante known as Black Canary.


Early LifeEdit

Canary Season 1Edit

In Big Game, she has been working to protect the innocent for six months as the new head of Team Arrow. She feels tremendous guilt for Felicity's murder by Blake Reed and attempts to stop him herself to no avail. Reed ends up killing Amanda Waller before he himself is killed in a duel by a vengeful Oliver. She and Oliver have "grief sex". Afterward, he passes out due to being shot by a neurotoxin-filled bullet and Laurel transports him to the hospital.

In the neurotoxin-induced dream during What Might Have Been, she and Oliver are married and expecting their first child. Dream!Laurel eventually dies in childbirth. In the real world, she is by Oliver's bedside when he wakes up. She is accepting as they discuss his need to be a better man but cuts their conversation short to tend to Quentin.

In What Might Have Been,

In Generosity Overreach,

In An Extra Incentive,

In Laurel's Sin,

In Lover's Quarrel,

In Our Truth,

In The Phantasm,

In My Demons,

Canary Season 2Edit

In H.I.V.E.,

In Ab Initio,

In A League Of Their Own,

In The Longbow Hunters,

In Adam Raised A Cain,

In You Have Failed This City,


Canary Season 3Edit

In The Storm,

In There Is Healing,

In Rebirth,

In I Don't Belong,

In Follow You Down,

In The Prisoner,

In The Kindness of Strangers,

Canary Season 4Edit

In See You Again,

In Green/Black/White/Red/Gold,

In Glorious,

In Anti-Life,

In Apokaliptic Designs,

Canary Season 5Edit

Canary Season 6Edit

Birds of Prey Season 1Edit

In Nothing To Fear,

In No Hero,

In Broken Arrows,

In The Knights of Midway City,

In Dark Angel (episode),

In Anarky,

In Changes,

In Lay Down This Armor,

In Divine Justice,

In Family, Part 2

In Family, Part 2,

In The Ruins,

In Phase One,

In Over It,

In Blood Eagle,

In The Ties That Bind, Part 1,

In The Ties That Bind, Part 2,

Birds of Prey Season 2Edit

In The Things We Can't Outrun, Part 1,

In The Things We Can't Outrun, Part 2,

In Don't Fight It,

In Angel With A Shotgun,

In Shadows of the Past,

In The Price,

In Something Wicked,

In Bury My Love,

In Blue Roses,

In Can You Feel My Heart,

In No Rest For The Wicked,

In Eyes Shut,

In Fearless,

In Green Arrow & Black Canary,

In Tower of Babel, Part 1,

In Tower of Babel, Part 2,

Birds of Prey Season 3Edit

In Don't Fear The Reaper, Part 1,

In Don't Fear The Reaper, Part 2,

In Don't Fear The Reaper, Part 3,

In Dangerous Habits,

In Original Sins,

In Cheryl (episode),

In Now and Then,

In Red Rain,

In Body & Soul,

In Trinity (episode),

In Enemy Mine,

In Cry For Justice,

In Rise & Fall,

In 30 Days Of Night,

In Devils & Dust,

In Sisters,

In Save My City,

Birds of Prey Season 4Edit

In Black Arrow,

In Song For The Broken,

In Like You,

In Please Don't Go,

In My Last Breath,

In Laurel's Sacrifice,

In Superhero Club,

In The Prometheus Project, Part 1,

In The Prometheus Project, Part 2,

In Not Easy,

In Shiva,

In Devil's Eyes, Part 1,

In Devil's Eyes, Part 2,

In Root Cause,

In Whispers,

In Control, Part 1,

In Control, Part 2,

Batman Season 1Edit

In The Sting,

In Beware The Batman,

In A Death in the Family,

Supergirl Season 3Edit

In Supergirl, Batwoman, and the Birds of Prey,

Batman Season 2Edit

In The Iceman Cometh,

In Oaths,

In Trump Card,

In Joke's On You,

In Two-Face,

In The Will To Act,

In Lazara,

In The Demon,

In Bones,

In Bloodstorm,

Supergirl Season 5Edit

In Supercousins,

In You're A God,

In Long Time Traveler,

In War Sweater,

In Everyman,

In Promises,

Batman Season 3Edit

In Beautiful Lie,

In The Man Who Broke The Bat,

In Knightfall,

In Bulletproof,

In Two of a Kind,

In Red Hood,

In Under The Hood,

In Legacy,

In Contagion,

In No Man's Land,

In No Man's Land: The Court of Owls,

In No Man's Land: Gotham's Bane,

In No Man's Land: Gotham's Reckoning,

In No Man's Land: Death Of The Family,

Birds of Prey Season 5Edit

In Fire Escape,

In Old Friends, New Enemies,

In Decode,

In The Battle Within,

In Blood and Circuits,

In Sportsmaster,

In Tough Love,

In You Are My Sunshine,

In Revolution,

In God Mode,

In Shout,

In Faint,

In But Fear Itself,

In Dying Is An Art,

In Pound of Flesh,

In The Black Damn Canary, Part 1,

In The Black Damn Canary, Part 2,

Birds of Prey Season 6Edit

In Longbow, Part 1,

In Longbow, Part 2,

In Longbow, Part 3,

In Axes,

In Hellbent, Part 1: Huntress,

In Hellbent, Part 2: Heaven-Sent,

In Hellbent, Part 3: Public Enemies,

In Out of the Woods,

In Breaking Point,

In So Was I,

In Fractures,

In By Whatever Means Necessary,

In Vengeance is Justice,

In Always Trying to Save the World,

In Monster,


  • With 310 appearances, Laurel is the most-appearing character on this wiki.

Episode AbsenceEdit

In Canary Season 3, Laurel is absent in 1 episode:

In Canary Season 4, Laurel is absent in 2 episodes:


  • 150/150 (Birds of Prey)
  • 65/69 (Arrow)
  • 47/50 (Canary)
  • 28/36 (Batman)
  • 21/180 (Supergirl)
  • 3/3 (The Ruining)
  • 310 (total)

(Canary Season 1) (10/10)

(Canary S2) (10/10)

Convergence AppearancesEdit

(Canary Season 3) (9/10)

(Canary S4) (8/10)

(Canary S5) (10/10)

(Birds of Prey S1) (17/17)

(Birds of Prey S2) (17/17)

(Birds of Prey S3) (17/17)

(Birds of Prey S4) (17/17)

(Batman S1) (3/11)

(Supergirl S3) (1/22)

(Batman S2) (10/10)

(Supergirl Season 5) (5/18)

(Batman S3) (15/15)

(Birds of Prey S5) (17/17)

(Supergirl S6) (3/20)

(Supergirl S7) (4/20)

(Supergirl S8) (4/20)

(Supergirl S9) (4/20)

(Birds of Prey S6) (22/22)

(Birds of Prey S7) (21/21)

(BOP S8) (22/22)

(The Ruining) (3/3)

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