Aiden Turner

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Not to be confused with Aidan Turner.
Aiden Turner
Aiden Turner Super soap weekend 2008 081.JPG
Born Aiden John Turner
(1977-04-02) April 2, 1977 (age 37)
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Megan Marshall (2006–2010 Separated; 1 child)

Aiden John Turner (born 2 April 1977) is a British actor and model, best known for his role as Aidan Devane on All My Children.

Early years[edit]

Aiden Turner was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, and attended local Catholic schools (St. Joseph's, St Hugh's and St Edmund's College, Ware).

Career[edit]

Turner is known for his role as Aidan Devane on All My Children, which he played from 6 June 2002 until he left AMC on 21 December 2009. He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2003 for Outstanding Younger Actor in All My Children. He also appeared in Geri Halliwell's Bag It Up music video. Turner left the role of Aidan Devane in May 2004 during which time the role was recast with actor Tom Archdeacon. Turner returned to the show a few months later and portrayed Devane until Turner left AMC on 21 December 2009. He has modeled for Avon and appears regularly in their print catalogs. He appeared in a CoverGirl commercial with Molly Sims.

On 1 March 2010, it was announced that Turner would be a celebrity contestant on Dancing with the Stars for the tenth season. He was partnered with Edyta Sliwinska who competed in her tenth season. The season premiered on 22 March 2010.[1] Aiden was eliminated in week 4 of Season 10.

After All My Children, Turner guest-starred on Single Ladies, NCIS: Los Angeles and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In 2014, he was cast in the Oprah Winfrey Network series If Loving You Is Wrong.[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

On 8 April 2006, Turner married Megan Marshall, whom he met in Europe on the Eurostar train en route to London from Paris. Their daughter Ciella Larryn Turner was born in August 2009. Her middle name comes from her maternal grandfather, Larry Marshall, who died from cancer in two weeks before Ciella's birth.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Crossroads Iris Jamieson Series regular
1999 Undressed
2008 Manhattanites Kyle Carpenter
2002-2009 All My Children Aidan Devane Series regular
Nominated - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (2003)
2011 Single Ladies Sebastian Caliente 2 episodes
2012 Scruples James TV pilot
2012 In the Dark Alex Smith Television film
2013 The Perfect Boyfriend Jacob Television film
2013 NCIS: Los Angeles Tom Norris Episode: "Omni"
2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Vanchat Episode: "The Magical Place"
2014 To Have and to Hold Miles Cambridge
2014–present If Loving You Is Wrong Brad Series regular

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press, New 'Dancing With the Stars' cast revealed, Yahoo! News, 1 March 2010
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (1970-01-01). "OWN Sets Cast For New Tyler Perry Drama Series 'If Loving You Is Wrong'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 
  3. ^ "OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series 'If Loving You is Wrong' From Tyler Perry|Shadow and Act". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 
  4. ^ Aiden Turner Welcomes Daughter Ciella Larryn – Moms & Babies – Moms & Babies – People.com. Celebritybabies.people.com (2009-03-23). Retrieved on 2012-06-17.

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