Tommy Merlyn
Thomas "Tommy" Merlyn
Birthdate February 1, 1985
Family *Malcolm Merlyn (father)
  • Rebecca Merlyn (mother, deceased)
  • Thea Queen (paternal half-sister)
Species Human

Status Alive (resurrected)
Cause of death Impalement
Killed by Malcolm Merlyn (indirectly)
Played by Colin Donnell
First seen Pilot (Arrow)
Last seen Cry For Justice

Tommy Merlyn (February 1, 1985-May 13, 2013, resurrected 2015) is the son of terrorist Malcolm Merlyn and the best friend of Oliver Queen and Laurel Lance. He was killed during The Undertaking and is currently a member of H.I.V.E. (organization).

Early LifeEdit

Arrow Season 4Edit

In Big Game, Ray Palmer hears his voice during a recorded conversation between him (Tommy) and Andrea Beaumont, who had recently acquired Palmer Technologies via a merger with her company.

In Generosity Overreach,

In An Extra Incentive,

In Laurel's Sin,

In Lover's Quarrel,

In Our Truth,

In The Phantasm,

In My Demons,

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,

Arrow Season 5Edit

In The Storm (Arrow episode)

In There Is Healing,

In Rebirth,

In I Don't Belong,

In Follow You Down,

In The Prisoner,

In The Kindness of Strangers,

In See You Again,

In Green/Black/White/Red/Gold,

In Glorious,

In Anti-Life,

In Five Years,

Alternate RealitiesEdit

In Oliver's toxin-induced dream presented in What Might Have Been, he is married to Helena Bertinelli and they have a daughter together named Rebecca. He and the rest of the Queen-Lance family are hiding out at Queen Manor after the city has been destroyed by the Undertaking (here devised by Damien Darhk instead of his father.

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,

In Female Furies (episode),

In The Ruins,

In Phase One,

In Over It,

In Blood Eagle,

In The Ties That Bind,

Birds of Prey Season 2Edit

In The Things We Can't Outrun,

In Nevermore,

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 Secret Six,

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,

In Darkest Day,

In The Brides of Dracula,

In Dangerous Habits,

In Now and Then,

In Red Rain,

In Body & Soul,

In Trinity (episode),

In Enemy Mine,

In Cry For Justice,



  • 50/96 (Arrow)
  • 44/85 (Birds of Prey)
  • 94 (Total)

(AS4) (15/15)

(AS5) (12/12)

Crossover AppearancesEdit

(Birds of Prey S1) (17/17)

(Birds of Prey S2) (17/17)

(Birds of Prey S3) (10/17)

Episode AbsenceEdit

In Birds of Prey Season 3, Tommy does not appear in 2 episodes before his death:

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