Fast Facts

  • Began his career in the theater in Sydney, appearing in plays by Chekhov and Tolstoy.
  • Screen tested for the role of James Bond in Casino Royale, which eventually went to actor Daniel Craig.
  • Left his recurring role on The Shield when he landed his own series, Moonlight.
  • Named Person of the Year in 2010 for the charity Donate Life.


  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actor in Television: Nominee


  • Lion — Son
  • Malia Jones — Wife
  • Holly Valance — Ex-significant Other
  • Spike — Stepson
  • Saxon — Son


  • National Institute of Dramatic Art, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia (BA in Acting, 2002)

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  • Birth Name: Alexander O'Lachlan
  • Birth Place: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
  • Profession: Actor

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