Grant Gustin — who plays the titular role on the popular CW show “The Flash” — discusses becoming ‘The Flash’ character, the evolution of “The Flash” from “Arrow” into its own show and the bonds of friendship he has formed with his fellow castmates with a packed room of fans at the 2017 Vancouver Fan Expo.
Thomas Grant Gustin (born January 14, 1990) is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his role as Barry Allen, The Flash (based on the DC Comics character of the same name) on the CW series “The Flash” and “Arrow,” both in the Arrowverse television franchise, and his role as ‘Sebastian Smythe’ on the Fox series “Glee.”
“The Flash” is an American television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, airing on The CW. It is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen, Flash, a costumed superhero crime-fighter with the power to move at superhuman speeds. It is a spin-off from “:Arrow,” existing in the same fictional universe. The series follows Allen, portrayed by Grant Gustin, a crime scene investigator who gains super-human speed, which he uses to fight criminals, including others who have also gained superhuman abilities.