He also appeared in’August Rush (2007) a dramatic fairy tale starring Keri Russell, the late Robin Williams, and child star, Freddie Highmore.In 2009 he starred in Whiteout alongside Kate Beckinsale, playing “the bad guy”. Alex returned to our screens the same year as Steve Mc Garrett in the reboot of Hawaii Five-O.Alex O'Loughlin (born 24 August 1976) is an Australian actor, who plays Lieutenant Commander Steve Mc Garrett on CBS' remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0.He had starring roles in the films Oyster Farmer (2004) and The Back-up Plan (2010), as well as on such television series as Moonlight (2008) and Three Rivers (2009).In 2010 he starred alongside costar Jennifer Lopez in The Back-up Plan, playing Stan, a man who finds out the woman he is dating is pregnant by artificial insemination. That show is where he found his American success story as it is now in it’s seventh season...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 I’m not going to tell you that I love celebrity. I love my job but I still don’t think I’ll ever be comfortable with some of the things that come along with it. Let’s face it; California is a refreshing update to a Vampire’s address.
The vampires care about secrecy, and usually if someone is going to drink human blood, it is voluntary. You either need to chopping their head off or set them on fire. They prefer the shadows, but going out in the sunlight won’t kill them if they are careful.While neither film was a critical success, O’ Loughlin’s star continued its steady rise Down Under, after appearing in the Australian television movies, White Collar Blue (2002) and Love Bytes (2004).He next starred in the Showtime miniseries, The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005), another homeland hit, in which he played Will Bryant, the husband of the title character, a woman who was among the first of the British convicts sentenced to an experimental penal colony in Australia in the late 1700s.Every red carpet I have to do makes me want to puke. Friday nights have gotten a lot steamier thanks to the presence of the delectable Alex O’Loughlin, who stars in the new hit show, “Moonlight.”The Australian 30-something has been heating up the screen for about a month now as Mick St. Mick was brought into the vampire fold by Shannyn Sossaman’s “Coraline” — a woman who, on their wedding night, cursed him with immortal life.