You may know Echo Kellum from his starring role as ‘Curtis Holt’ on The CW’s Arrow. He is a key member of Team Arrow as a hacker and coder with skills to rival that of friend Felicity Smoak and joins the Green Arrow’s gang of vigilantes as Mister Terrific. Kellum’s character is a pivotal diverse role, as he was one of the first openly gay characters in the comic book realm. Arrow returns for season 6 on October 12, 2017.
Kellum can also be currently seen appearing as Madsen in the Netflix feature film Girlfriend’s Day alongside Amber Tamblyn and Bob Odenkirk (of Better Call Saul fame). In addition, Kellum can be heard voicing the character ‘King Joaquin’ on the Disney Channel animated series Elena of Avalor.
Born in Chicago, Echo Kellum moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. A graduate of The Groundlings, I.O. West and the Upright Citizens Brigade, Kellum is widely recognized as ‘Tommy’ from the Fox comedy Ben and Kate and ‘Hunter’ from the NBC comedy Sean Saves The World.
When not working, Kellum enjoys spending time with his two dogs, Ripley and Spartan. Kellum has a strong love of music and is recording a hip-hop album. He also enjoys video games, writing and has a passion for directing.
As for his personal style:
Pants: My favorite pair I ever had were from Zara — they just had such a great fit and were a bit stretchy. I’m trying to find another pair that fits me as well as those did!
Suits: I like TopShop suits.
Shoes: I’m a fan of John Fluevog.
Outerwear: Canada Goose.
Favorite cologne: Versace “The Dreamer”.
Favorite app: Instagram.
Favorite piece of technology: iPhone.
Next style/gear purchase: Air Jordan 5 (University Red).