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 also portrays Ross Poldark in the 2015 BBC adaptation of The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham.
After finishing secondary school, Turner briefly worked as an apprentice electrician, alongside his father. Turner graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting in 2004. After this, he appeared in several theatre plays, including 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. Between 2008 and 2009, he appeared in a recurring role as Ruairí McGowan on The Clinic. followed by playing the vampire John Mitchell on the supernatural drama programme Being Human during the first three series. His film career began with two short films, The Sound of People and Matterhorn, both in 2007.
He later played Mal in the thriller feature film Alarm (2008). His role on Being Human brought Turner to the attention of Peter Jackson, who cast him as the dwarf Kíli in The Hobbit trilogy trilogy (2012–2014). In 2013, he also played shadowhunter-turned-werewolf Luke Garroway in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. Turner portrays the titular character Ross Poldark in the 2015 revival of the BBC series Poldark.
Turner was born in Dublin, Ireland. He previously dated Charlene McKenna and Lenora Crichlow. Following a three-year relationship, Turner became engaged to actress and model Sarah Greene in early 2015.
Source, modified: http://wikipedia.org
Are You Aidan Turner's Biggest Fan ????
You can own and manage this profile for FREE.
Just contact us to send us an email and we will send you the log-in and password to this profile so you can own and manage it.
(Profile created by celebUrate.com)