- Birthplace: Starling City, U.S.A
- Gender: Male
- Allies: Green Arrow, Red Arrow, A.R.G.U.S,
Before he was hired to protect Oliver Queen (Green Arrow), he was in the army. While with his unit in Afghanistan, the group ended up in a trap. The men of the unit were all killed, but John killed the entire group of assailants.. After one of his times back home Diggle saw the "ghost" of a fellow soldier who had died, a symptom of survivor's guilt, and only made it go away once he figured out what the ghost was trying to tell him. While in Afghanistan, he married fellow soldier Lyla Michaels. Their marriage fell apart sometime after they returned to the States, and John went back to Afghanistan for his third tour of duty. During his time in Afghanistan Diggle also met Ted Gaynor, a fellow soldier who saved his life from the enemy. He was hired by Moira Queen to protect Oliver. However the very first time Diggle drove Oliver somewhere he vanished from the car much to Diggle's annoyance. Later Diggle went with Oliver again to his coming home party and guarded him. However when Oliver tried to leave Diggle tried to stop him but was knocked out, unknown to him that Oliver was actually heading next door as the new hooded vigilante to stop Adam Hunt. Later on Oliver reveals his secret identity and Diggle helps him as being his bodyguard, chauffeur, partner and ocassionally he is Green Arrow when neccesary. Also his brother ,Andy Diggles, was in the bodyguard bussiness and was killed by Deadshot when Deadshot missed his target but later on its revealed that Andy was the target and Deadshot was hired by H.I.V.E to kill Andy. Later he was recruited by A.R.G.U.S to lead the Suicide Squad.
Abilities and EquipmentEdit
- Abilities:Peak of Human physical condition, extensive military training since he served in the special forces, hand to hand combat, firearms expert, bilingualism, expert military operator.
- Equipment: Firearms, flick knife and a telescopic baton
Comes out in the Green Arrow show ARROW, rumors that might come out in The Flash show