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Aidan Turner
Born June 19, 1983 (1983-06-19) (age 26)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004[citation needed]–present

Aidan Turner(born 19 June 1983) is an Irish actor, most notable for playing the vampire Mitchell in BBC Three's television series Being Human.

Turner was born in Ireland, and grew up in Tallaght, Dublin [1]. He graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting in 2004.[2] He briefly appeared in the first episode of the Ireland-Canada production of The Tudors and was also in two series of Irish hospital drama The Clinic in 2008/09 appearing as Ruairí McGowan, who is The Clinic’s new receptionist and 'is a man in a rush to go places'[3]. He plays Dante Gabriel Rossetti in the BBC Two drama series Desperate Romantics.

From 2007 to 2009, he dated actress Charlene McKenna, whom he met on the set of (as yet unreleased) feature film Porcelain directed by Gavin Cleland.[4][5]

Aidan has also been nominated in the Best Actor category for his roles in Being Human and Desparate Romantics. The winner will be announced on the 26th of March.


List of credits



Year Film Role Network Notes
2007 The Tudors Bedoli Showtime Series 1 Episode 1 "In Cold Blood"
2008 The Clinic Ruairí McGowan RTÉ Series 6
2009-10 Being Human John Mitchell BBC Series 1, 2
Desperate Romantics Dante Gabriel Rossetti BBC


Year Film Role Notes
2007 The Sound of People Father
Matterhorn Theodoro
2008 Alarm Mal


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