Although Axle and his soon-to-be wife are now living in Australia, he spent many years trying to score his big break in Hollywood. Unfortunately, his dream didn't translate into reality and after failing to land several roles, he was forced to seek work elsewhere.
"I was back working for eight bucks an hour and tips. it had been a long time since I'd worked for eight bucks.
"If any actor thinks they are going to arrive in LA and just make it happen they will be sorely mistaken," he told The Daily Telegraph.
Thankfully, Axle was later financially rescued by a role in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D and scored a gig as the host of Channel Seven's 2017 game show, The Wall.
But would he return to Home and Away?
"Never say never," he told TV WEEK in 2017. "I haven't had the offer yet, but we'll wait and see."
"It's such a successful show because it feels like a family," he continued. "The crew is unlike any I've worked with − it's such a family and they're all bloody hard workers.