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Alex O'Loughlin Biography

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

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


  • 2005Australian Film Institute Awards-Best Lead Actor in Television: nominated