Turner in July 2009
19 June 1983 |
Aidan Turner (born 19 June 1983) is an Irish actor. He is best known for his roles as Kíli in the three-part fantasy film The Hobbit and John Mitchell in the supernatural drama series Being Human. Notable television roles include playing Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Desperate Romantics, and Ruairí McGowan in The Clinic. He also portrayed Luke Garroway in the film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones in 2013. Turner has been cast as Ross Poldark in the new BBC adaptation of The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham. The new series is expected to air early 2015 according to the new fan page "The Power of Poldark".
Aidan Turner was born in Dublin. He graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting in 2004. After this, Turner appeared in several theatre plays such as: The Plough and the Stars, Romeo and Juliet, and A Cry from Heaven.
Turner's television acting career began in 2007 with a guest appearance on The Tudors. He continued his television career on Desperate Romantics, playing Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From 2008 to 2009, he appeared in a recurring role as Ruairí McGowan on The Clinic. followed by the vampire John Mitchell on the supernatural drama series Being Human (2009–2013).
Turner will be portraying Ross Poldark in the revival of the old BBC series "Poldark" as of 2015. The series are being filmed as of April 2014.
|2007||The Sound of People||Father||Short film|
|2012||The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Kíli|
|2013||The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones||Luke Garroway|
|2013||The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Kíli|
|2014||The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies|
|2007||The Tudors||Bedoli||Episode: "In Cold Blood"|
|2008–2009||The Clinic||Ruairí McGowan||18 episodes|
|2009||Desperate Romantics||Dante Gabriel Rossetti||6 episodes|
|2009–2011||Being Human||John Mitchell||22 episodes|
|2011||Hattie||John Schofield||TV movie|
|2015||Poldark||Ross Poldark||TV series|
|2005||The Plough and the Stars||Corp. Stoddard||Barbican Theatre||London, United Kingdom|
|2005||Suddenly Last Summer||Focus Theatre||Dublin, Ireland|
|2005||A Cry from Heaven||Ardan||Abbey Theatre||Dublin, Ireland|
|2005||Yokohama Delegation||Hercules||Kilkenny Arts Ferstival||Kilkenny, Ireland|
|2005||Titus Andronicus||Demetrius||Project Arts Theatre||Dublin, Ireland|
|2006||The Crock of Gold||Pan||Olympia Theatre
|2006-2007||Drive-by||Cork Mid-Summer Festival
Dublin Fringe Festival 2006
Cantebury Arts Festival 2007
Cantebury, United Kingdom
|2007||La Marea||Bedrock Theatre Co/DTF||Dublin, Ireland|
|2007||Cyrano||Christian||Project Arts Centre||Dublin, Ireland|
|2008||Romeo And Juliet||Paris||Abbey Theatre||Dublin, Ireland|
Awards and nominations
|2011||SFX Awards||Best Sci-Fi Actor||Being Human||Nominated|
|2011||SFX Awards||Sexiest Male||Being Human||Nominated|
|2012||SFX Awards||Best Sci-Fi Actor||Being Human||Nominated|
|2012||SFX Awards||Sexiest Male||Being Human||Nominated|
|2013||SFX Awards||Sexiest Male||The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Nominated|
|2014||Empire Awards||Best Male Newcomer||The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Won|
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