Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett is a member of the USNR (United States Navy Reserves). In addition, he is also the leader of the Hawaii Five-0 Task Force and partner to Detective Danny Williams with the H50 team. As a leader and man with military background he is seen as reserved, keeping his emotions under wraps. McGarret is a fearless leader and loyal to his team and his morals. Steve is not the most social person, being described as awkward towards new people however he is willing to do whatever it takes to protect the people he loves.
Portrayed by Alex O’Loughlin.
O’Loughlin was born in Canberra, Australia and currently resides in Hawaii.
His birth date is Aug 24.
Prior to Hawaii Five-0, Alex O’Loughlin starred in the CBS dramas “Moonlight” and “Three Rivers” as well as CBS Films’ “The Back-Up Plan” opposite Jennifer Lopez.
O’Loughlin’s other film credits include Joel Silver’s “White Out” with Kate Beckinsale, “August Rush”, “The Invisible”, “The Holiday” and “Oyster Farmer”. On television, his other credits include “The Shield” and the Australian miniseries “Mary Bryant”.
O’Loughlin studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney. He is actively involved in the charity Donate Life, whose mission is to educate
the public on the importance of organ donation.