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Robert Queen is the late father of Oliver Queen. His son would return to Starling City as a vigilante after their boating accident.

While on a boating trip with his son and his son's girlfriend's sister, their boat was sabotaged and capsized by Robert's former business partner Malcolm Merlyn.

Though Sara was lost at sea, Robert, his son, and their bodyguard Dave Hackett escaped to a life boat. However, because all they had managed to scrounge from the boat was a gun and a single bottle of water, Robert shot his bodyguard and then himself so that his son could survive and right his wrongs.


  • Robert was born in 1958 and died in 2007.