Template:Infobox actor Alex O'Loughlin (born August 24) is an Australian actor, currently best known for his roles in Oyster Farmer and The Shield. In 2005, he received a boost in celebrity as a candidate for the role of James Bond. On August 7 2005, he confirmed to The Daily Telegraph that he had tested for the role, but ultimately the part would go to Daniel Craig.
O'Loughlin was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. His father is a physics and astronomy teacher in Sydney, Australia. It was rumored that Bon Scott was O'Loughlin's biological father, however this is false.
O'Loughlin's film career started off in 2004 when he landed his first lead role in the film Oyster Farmer. Continuing his career O'Loughlin appeared in Man-Thing, Feed, and the Australian mini-series The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant for which he received two acting nominations. O'Loughlin joined the cast of The Shield in 2007 as Detective Kevin Hiatt, the newest member of the strike team.
|2003||White Collar Blue||Ian Mack (Ep. 2.1)|
|2004||Oyster Farmer||Jack Flange|
|BlackJack:Sweet Science||Luke Anderson|
|2005||Man-Thing||Deputy Eric Fraser|
|Mary Bryant||Will Bryant|
|2006||The Holiday||Kissing Couple|
|2007||The Invisible||Marcus Bohem|
|The Shield||Detective Kevin Hiatt|
|Moonlight||Mick St. John|
|2009||Criminal Minds||Vincent (The Big Wheel)|
|2009/10||Three Rivers||Dr. Andy Yablonski|
|2010||The Back-Up Plan||Stan|
|2010/11||Hawaii Five-0||Steve McGarrett|
In 2005 O'Loughlin was nominated Best Lead Actor in Television for his work in The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant at the Australian Film Institute Awards. At the Logie Awards of 2006 he was nominated Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for the same film.
<ref>tags exist, but no
<references/>tag was found