Alex visited the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney in 1999. Additionally, he climbed to fame through his starring roles in Oyster Farmer and The Back-up Plan.
He followed his Oyster Farmer role with a part in the Australian made-for-television crime movie, Blackjack: Sweet Science, followed by the horror film, Man-Thing (2005).Back on television, O’Loughlin starred in Moonlight (CBS, 2007- ), playing a tortured private detective who happens to be a vampire wrestling with his immortality while trying to reconcile with his love for a mortal woman (Sophia Myles). But it’s really important for me to remain separated from my characters as well. Catherine (Michelle Borth) and Mc Garrett (Alex O Loughlin) reflect and get dressed after participating in traditional Hawaiian paddle-out following a shocking death, on HAWAII FIVE-0, Monday, Oct. Photo: Norman Shapiro/CBS ©2012 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. HONOLULU When TV viewers last visited the tropical shores of “Hawaii Five-0,” a shocked Steve Mc Garrett was coming face-to-face with his mother, a woman presumed dead for 20 years. On the other hand, O’Loughlin’s personal life appears to be substantially brighter.While not quite the big screen debut that 007 would have afforded him, having auditioned unsuccessfully that same year for the latest Bond vehicle, for O’Loughlin, the role of Detective Kevin Hiatt promised to not exactly go unnoticed, with the gritty cop show’s popularity at an all-time high.Born in 1977 in Sydney, O’Loughlin, was later thought to be the son of AC/DC frontman Bon Scott from a rumor spread on the Internet that devastated both his parents.