Aidan Turner

Aidan Turner

Highest Rated: 84% Loving Vincent (2017)

Lowest Rated: 13% The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013)

Birthday: Jun 19, 1983

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Born and raised in the small Irish suburb of Clondalkin, curly-headed Aidan Turner is best known for portraying tortured vampire Mitchell on the smash BBC series "Being Human." After graduating from the Gaiety School of Acting in 2004--fellow alumni include American starlet Olivia Wilde--Turner performed in many plays throughout England and Ireland, including Tennessee Williams' one-act drama "Suddenly, Last Summer" and Shakespeare's tragedy "Titus Andronicus." He appeared on television for the first time in "In Cold Blood," a 2007 episode of Showtime's historical drama series "The Tudors," starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Henry Cavill. After popping up in a few short films and the panned paranoia thriller "Alarm," he portrayed receptionist and DJ Ruairí McGowan in the hit medical drama "The Clinic," a character that lasted two seasons. The year 2009 saw Turner appear in nearly every living room in Britain with his roles as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in the 19th century drama series "Desperate Romantics" and Mitchell in "Being Human." A mixture of witty humor and supernatural horror centering around a trio of spooky roommates--a vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost--"Being Human" gained a massive audience upon its BBC America debut and inspired an American version of the show in 2011.

Highest rated movies

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Secret Scripture Look Away
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
33% 47% Look Away Russell (Character) - 2019
74% 51% The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot Young Calvin Barr (Character) - 2018
84% 86% Loving Vincent Boatman (Voice) $6.5M 2017
36% 70% The Secret Scripture Jack McNulty (Character) - 2016
13% 58% The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Luke Garroway (Character) $31.2M 2013
74% 85% The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Kili (Character) $258.4M 2013
64% 83% The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Kili (Character) $303M 2012
No Score Yet 56% Hattie John Schofield (Character) - 2011
No Score Yet 47% Alarm Mal (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Matterhorn Unknown (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sound of People Father (Character) - 2007

TV

Credit
89% 83% Poldark Ross Poldark (Character) 2015-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sister Circle Guest 2019
No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2015
100% 84% Being Human John Mitchell (Character) 2009-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Desperate Romantics Unknown (Character) 2009

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