Since beginning its run in 2010, Hawaii Five-0 has gained millions of fans both new, and of course, those who loved the original series. A huge draw for the show has been the stars, which includes Alex O’Loughlin as Steve McGarrett. The actor is handsome, charming and talented, but those are things his fans already know about him after watching him on their screen for years. Like many stars, O’Loughlin prefers to remain out of the spotlight despite his leading role on one of TV’s biggest series, so there is always more to learn about him! Here are 9 things you didn’t know about Hawaii Five-0‘s Alex O’Loughlin:
Before he was Steve McGarrett, Alex O’Loughlin was close to taking on another iconic role: James Bond. After Pierce Brosnan exited the role, it turns out O’Loughlin was one of the top candidates for being the next James Bond, but only until they found Daniel Craig for 2006’s Casino Royale.