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Alex O'Loughlin
Born August 24
Canberra, Australia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present
.Alexander "Alex" O'Loughlin (born August 24) is an Australian actor.^ According to wikipedia, Alex O'Loughlin was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia -- on an August 24th, too -- same month/day as Kyle Schmid.
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^ Recent Role: Vincent on Criminal Minds Gender: Male Birthday: 8-24-1976 Birthplace: Canberra, Australia Birth Name: Alexander O'Lachlan AKA: Alex O'Lachlan Alex O'Loughlin was born and raised in Australia and has been acting professionally there for years.
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^ Alex O'Loughlin was born and raised in Australia and has been acting professionally there for years.
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He is best known for his roles as Kevin Hiatt in The Shield and as Mick St. John in Moonlight.

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Biography

Early life

.O'Loughlin was born in Canberra, but raised in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.^ Snart påbörjades en omfattande transport av fångar till kolonin New South Wales, grundad 1788.

^ Alex O'Loughlin was born and raised in Australia and has been acting professionally there for years.
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^ Australia was claimed by the British in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation to the colony of New South Wales, founded on 26 January 1788.

His year of birth has been given, variously, as 1975,[1][2] 1976,[3][4] 1977,[5] and 1978.[6] His father is a physics and astronomy teacher in Sydney, Australia.[7][8] .He graduated in 2002 from the National Institute of Dramatic Art.^ He attended the National Institute of Dramatic art and received in BA in Acting in 2002.
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[9][10] .It was rumored that Bon Scott was O'Loughlin's biological father; this is untrue, however.^ In 2007, Alex's personal life became the center of attention when a rumor started stating he was the son of Bon Scott.
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Career

.O'Loughlin's film career started off in 2004 when he landed his first lead film role in Oyster Farmer.^ His first movie role was as Jack Flange in the movie Oyster Farm .
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[12] .Continuing his career O'Loughlin appeared in Man-Thing, Feed, and in the Australian mini-series The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant for which he received a nomination as the Best Lead Actor in Television from the Australian Film Institute Awards in 2005 and as Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series from the Logie Awards in 2006.[13][14] O'Loughlin joined the cast of The Shield in 2007 as Detective Kevin Hiatt, the newest member of the strike team.^ He won the role of the newest member of the Strike Team on FX's hit The Shield in 2007.
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^ Blood Ties Blood Price Pt 1 Drama series about a female private eye who teams up with a vampire to solve supernatural mysteries.
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^ The series has received steady ratings on Lifetime, the leading woman’s cable channel, averaging a 1.1 household rating in its first season, according to Nielsen Media Research.
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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 went to Daniel Craig.[15] Director Martin Campbell stated that only Henry Cavill of Showtime's The Tudors and Sam Worthington were in serious contention along with eventual winner Craig.
He left The Shield after he won the lead role on the CBS series Moonlight, where he played private investigator and vampire Mick St. John.[9][16] The filming of Moonlight was interrupted by the Hollywood writers strike. There was speculation that the series would be dropped but fan pressure prevailed and the show was given four additional episodes to try to regain its audience share. .Despite being the highest rated show in its Friday evening slot (consistently achieving over 7 million viewers), CBS did not commission a second season.^ USA), but one of the first episodes *rated* on the Tv scale for Lifetime had somewhere between 1.6 million and 1.3 million average viewers.
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^ Blood Ties) forum/blog sites -- *believing* that the ratings and fight over putting Army Wives back into the # 1 viewing slot is being fixed...
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^ The majority of BT fans aren't buying that second half of the 22 ep package as being Season 2 psychology.
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.After its cancellation, a fan-based charity campaign to win a second-season renewal for Moonlight by holding blood drives proved unsuccessful.^ The majority of BT fans aren't buying that second half of the 22 ep package as being Season 2 psychology.
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^ Unfortunately Lifetime decided not to renew their broadcast license for Blood Ties and we have not been able to find another network to broadcast the show so we will not be producing another season.
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^ Lots of folks actually *like* both shows and want to see both Moonlight and Blood Ties continue for many more seasons (hint, hint!
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.In August 2008, it was announced that CBS had signed a talent development deal with O'Loughlin as the star of a TV series to be developed by writer Mark Gordon, but it never materialized.^ The Blood Ties episode "The Devil You Know" was written and packaged long before Moonlight was even announced as an available series Tv viewing....
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^ LIFETIME had the announcements made for this series long before the CBS Moonlight story ever showed up in the local Tv Guides.
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^ Hunky vampire from canceled cult hit signs talent deal with CBS; Criminal Minds , Grey's producer developing series for him.
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[18] .However, he was subsequently cast in the lead role of the new CBS hospital drama Three Rivers, developed by producer Carol Barbee, which airs Sunday evenings in the 2009-10 season.^ I was very disappointed that the show was not given a fair chance, but I am happy to hear that Alex will be back on the small screen ever week in his new project, Three River.
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^ CBS asks for four more scripts of its supernatural crime drama; full season order coming next?
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^ Moonlight 's lead finally finds role on new show; hunk will play an organ transplant doctor in Three Rivers .
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[19] .In April 2009 he guest-starred in an episode of Criminal Minds as a serial killer who asks the BAU for help.^ Steve Bacic only guest starred in one episode, 1x13, D.O.A. BTW-- what about the previews for NEXT WEEK????
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^ CYQ's book, when Saint-Germain couldn't help "save" someone he cared about, who had a killer disease in their body's blood / immune system.
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^ EST. I think the episode might be doing some recaps from the first episode, to refresh the memories and help new viewers who are coming in late to watch it...
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.On November 30, 2009, it was announced that CBS had pulled Three Rivers from the schedule, with no plans to return it.^ In 2009, CBS found a new show for Alex, Three Rivers and he plays Dr. Andy Yablonski, a lead surgeon at a prestigious transplant hospital.
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Personal life

He resides in West Hollywood, California. He split from long term girlfriend Holly Valance in February 2009.[9][11][20]

Filmography

Filmography
Year Film Role Notes
2004 Oyster Farmer Jack Flange
2005 Man-Thing Eric Fraser
Feed Michael Carter
2007 The Invisible Marcus Bohem
August Rush Marshall
2009 Whiteout Russell Haden
2010 The Back-Up Plan Stan
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Mary Bryant Will Bryant Nominated - Australian Film Institute Award for Best Lead Actor in Television
Nominated - Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
2007 The Shield Kevin Hiatt 7 episodes
Moonlight Mick St. John 2007-2008 (16 episodes)
2009 Criminal Minds Vincent Episode: "The Big Wheel"
Three Rivers Andy Yablonski 2009

References

  1. ^ Sams, Christine (September 28, 2009). "Aussie actor part of J-Lo's Back-Up Plan". The Age. http://www.theage.com.au/news/entertainment/film/aussie-actor-part-of-jlos-backup-plan/2009/09/26/1253989865479.html. Retrieved 2010-01-08.  
  2. ^ Devlyn, Darren (December 11, 2007). "Out of the darkness". The Courier-Mail. http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,22907020-5003422,00.html. Retrieved 2010-01-0.  8
  3. ^ IMDb
  4. ^ Moonlight Archive - Cast List
  5. ^ "Sexy New Stars of Fall TV 2007". iVillage. 2007. http://slideshow.ivillage.com/entertainment/sexy_stars_of_fall_tv/alex_oloughlin.html. Retrieved 2010-01-08.  
  6. ^ "Bon Scott, I am your son". News.com.au. April 7, 2007. http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/story/0,26278,21517131-10388,00.html. Retrieved 2008-12-02.  
  7. ^ Cooper, Gael (19 July 2007), New Show: The Vampire from 'Moonlight' is not Bon Scott's son, MSNBC's Test Pattern, http://testpattern.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2007/07/19/277338.aspx, retrieved 2007-11-03  
  8. ^ O'Hare, Kate (23 September 2007), Alex O'Loughlin, Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/chi-mxa0923tvclosesep23,1,3538159.story, retrieved 2007-10-26  
  9. ^ a b c "Moonlight Cast Bio - Alex O'Loughlin". CBS. http://alpha.cbs.com/primetime/moonlight/bio/alex_oloughlin.shtml. Retrieved 2007-10-26.  
  10. ^ Hahn, Kate (14 December 2007). "Alex O'Loughlin Shares His Spot in the Moonlight". SeattlePi.com. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/tvguide/343585_tvgif14.html. Retrieved 2007-12-30.  
  11. ^ a b Barker, Lynne (19 July 2007), Alex O'Loughlin: "Moonlight"'s Hot Vampire, Teen Television, http://www.teentelevision.com/d.asp?r=154409&c=1002&p=1, retrieved 2007-10-26  
  12. ^ Mitovich, Matt (28 September 2007), Interview with a Vampire: Inside CBS' Bloody-fun Moonlight, TV Guide, http://www.tvguide.com/news/moonlight-oloughlin-vampire/070928-02, retrieved 2007-10-26  
  13. ^ "AFI nominees". The Age. 21 October 2005. http://www.theage.com.au/news/film/afi-nominees/2005/10/21/1129775948488.html?page=3. Retrieved 2009-10-18.  
  14. ^ "Australian Television: 2006 Logie Awards". Australian Television.net. http://www.australiantelevision.net/awards/logie2006.html. Retrieved 2009-10-18.  
  15. ^ "Rising Star: Alex O'Loughlin Of 'Moonlight'". Access Hollywood. 2007. http://www.accesshollywood.com/article/7197/Rising-Star:-Alex-Oand. Retrieved 2007-10-26.  
  16. ^ Fickett, Travis. "Moonlighting with Alex O'Loughlin: The IGN TV Interview". IGN. http://tv.ign.com/articles/816/816941p1.html. Retrieved 2007-10-26.  
  17. ^ Hidek, Jeff (June 5, 2008). "Rest in peace, canceled shows we loved". MSNBC. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24780304/wid/17621070. Retrieved 2009-06-24.  
  18. ^ "Untitled Alex O;Loughlin Project". The Futon Critic. http://www.thefutoncritic.com/devwatch.aspx?id=untitled_alex_oloughlin_project. Retrieved 2009-10-10.  
  19. ^ "Three Rivers Cast and Crew". TV.com. 2009-07-20. http://www.tv.com/three-rivers/show/76759/cast.html?tag=page_nav;subtabs;cast. Retrieved 2009-07-20.  
  20. ^ Carne, Lucy (3 September 2006), In The Flesh, The Courier-Mail, http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,20324638-5003420,00.html, retrieved 2007-10-26  

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