He followed his Oyster Farmer role with a part in the Australian made-for-television crime movie, Blackjack: Sweet Science, followed by the horror film, Man-Thing (2005).
Based on the lower-rung Marvel comic book character, he played Deputy Fraser in the film which, not surprisingly, was broadcast on the Sci-Fi Network before its release on DVD.
"And he's funny — he makes me laugh all night long.
With our schedule, 16 hours a day, six days a week, I couldn't have hoped for anyone more wonderful to work with." The intense routine means that the actor doesn't get to see his girlfriend, Australian actress/singer Holly Valance, as much as he'd like, although she recently guest-starred as Lola, the gorgeous vamp Mick fought to the death.
Born in 1976 in Sydney, O’Loughlin, was later thought to be the son of AC/DC frontman Bon Scott from a rumor spread on the Internet that devastated both his parents.