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Aidan Turner (born June 19th 1983) Aidan Turner is a TV and film star from Ireland best known for appearing in 'The Hobbit' and 'Being Human'.

Acting career: Aidan Turner's debut TV appearance was in an episode of 'The Tudors' in 2007. The following year he landed a recurring role in medical drama 'The Clinic' and starred in the mini series 'Desperate Romantics' with Rafe Spall in 2009. He also starred as vampire John Mitchell in 'Being Human'.

His first major film was 2008's 'Alarm', and in 2012 he signed on to play the dwarf Kíli in Peter Jacksons 'The Hobbit' trilogy for which he won an Empire Award for Best Male Newcomer. He also played Luke Garroway in 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'. 

In 2015, he starred in the re-boot series of 'Poldark' in the lead role.

As well as film and television, Turner has also made a variety of stage appearances - primarily in Ireland - in productions such as 'Drive-By', 'Romeo And Juliet' and 'The Crock of Gold'.

Personal life: Aidan Turner was born in Dublin and become an apprentice electrician with his father after high school. He later attended The Gaiety School of Acting.

He is currently dating Sarah Greene, having previously had relationships with Charlene McKenna and Lenora Crichlow.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September


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The new series of period drama ‘Poldark’, starring Aidan Turner, will be returning to screens on September 4th. This means that Sunday night TV viewers are facing the difficult decision of wether to watch Turner’s shirtless scything on BBC One or Simon Cowell and his musical hopefuls on ITV's ‘X Factor’.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner's ‘Poldark’ will be fighting the ‘X Factor’ for ratings in September.

According to The Mirror, ITV bosses are worried that viewers will chose ‘Poldark’ over the talent show. A source told the newspaper: “The Sunday night X Factor show could well come off worse. Poldark is hugely popular.”

Continue reading: 'Poldark' And 'X Factor' Set For TV Clash In September

James Norton Is The New Favourite To Be The Next James Bond


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‘War & Peace’ star James Norton has rapidly emerged as the red-hot favourite to land the vacant spot as the next James Bond, with the actor overtaking Tom Hiddleston, Tom Hardy and Aidan Turner in many bookies’ eyes.

The 30 year old actor is now considered as the overwhelming favourite to land the coveted licence to kill now that Daniel Craig has quit the role after four movies. ‘Poldark’ star Aidan Turner had recently risen to the top of many bookies’ lists, but the BBC announced on Wednesday (July 6th) that he was on board for a third series of the historical drama, effectively removing him from the running.

In the wake of this, many bookies reported an “unprecedented” number of bets being placed on Norton landing the part, to the extent that many suspended betting altogether.

Continue reading: James Norton Is The New Favourite To Be The Next James Bond

Aidan Turner Picks 'Poldark' Over Bond As BBC Confirms Third Series


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The BBC has confirmed that Aidan Turner will be returning for a third series of period drama ‘Poldark’. Turner had been rumoured to be about to ditch the show and sign on to play James Bond instead, but the Irish actor appears to have chosen to scythe over 007’s gadgets.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner has signed on for a third series of ‘Poldark’.

The show will also be returning to the BBC for its second series later this year. Executive producer Elizabeth Kilgarriff said: “Series two promises to take the audience on another fantastic rollercoaster ride and we’re thrilled to know that the story won’t end there.”

Continue reading: Aidan Turner Picks 'Poldark' Over Bond As BBC Confirms Third Series

Tom Hiddleston Distances Himself From James Bond Role


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Tom Hiddleston has tried to distance himself again from talk of him becoming the next James Bond, despite being one of the favourites to take the role. While ‘Poldark’s’ Aidan Turner took over as the bookie’s favourite over the weekend, Hiddleston has also had his fair share of money placed on his name, even though he has continually denied all rumours.

Tom HiddlestonTom Hiddleston has distanced himself from Bond rumours.

Appearing at the Wizard World event in Philadelphia over the weekend, Hiddleston was asked by a fan in the audience about the Bond rumours. “I’m sorry to disappoint you, everybody. I don’t think that announcement is coming,” he said.

Continue reading: Tom Hiddleston Distances Himself From James Bond Role

Aidan Turner Becomes New Hot Favourite To Take Over Bond Role


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‘Poldark’ star Aidan Turner has become the bookie’s new hot favourite to take over the role of James Bond after a big weekend of betting. With big money coming in on Turner, bookies are predicting that the new 007 will be announced soon, even though Daniel Craig hasn't confirmed he’s stepping down from the role.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner is tipped to be the next Bond.

Bookies Ladbrokes have reported that Turner is now the 1-2 favourite to be cast, taking over Tom Hiddleston who now has 2-1 odds, followed by Tom Hardy, Idris Elba, Henry Cavill and Damian Lewis.

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Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner , Heida Reed - 2016 BAFTA TV Awards - Press Room - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th May 2016

Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed
Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed
Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed
Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed
Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed
Eleanor Tomlinson, Aidan Turner and Heida Reed

Aidan Turner , Heida Reed - The British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs) 2016 held at the Royal Festival Hall - Arrivals at Royal Festival Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 8th May 2016

Aidan Turner and Heida Reed

Aidan Turner To Keep His Shirt On For 'Poldark' Series Two


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When BBC drama ‘Poldark’ returns to our screens later this year, don’t be expecting to see more sexy scenes featuring a shirtless Aidan Turner. The show’s writer Debbie Horsfield has sadly revealed that Turner will be scything with his shirt on for series two, thanks to Cornwall’s chilly autumn weather conditions.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner will be keeping his clothes on for Poldark series two.

“Unfortunately autumn is very chilly in Cornwall, so he won’t be doing any in that,” Horsfield said. The writer added that last year’s filming took place during Cornwall’s “best summer in living memory”, while series two began filming last autumn and has only just wrapped.

Continue reading: Aidan Turner To Keep His Shirt On For 'Poldark' Series Two

Is Aidan Turner The Next James Bond?


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There’s a new name to add to the list of potential replacements for Daniel Craig as James Bond. Step forward 'Poldark' star Aidan Turner, who has made quite the impression on BBC viewers in recent months and is now said to be in the running to play 007.

Aidan TurnerWill Aidan Turner be the next Bond?

According to The Sun Aidan flew to LA last week after filming on the second series of ‘Poldark’ wrapped. While in LA, Turner reportedly held talks with producers about taking over the role from Daniel Craig.

Continue reading: Is Aidan Turner The Next James Bond?

Aidan Turner Accidentally Reveals Third Series Of 'Poldark' Is Happening


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‘Poldark’ star Aidan Turner seems to have let slip plans for a third series of the popular BBC period drama, even though the second season hasn’t yet been broadcast.

Speaking at the National Television Awards on Wednesday night (January 21st), where he received the Impact Award for the ‘TV moment of the year’ on the first occasion it’s ever been awarded, the 32 year old Irish actor was asked about forthcoming plans for the series when he said a little more than he probably should have.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner with his Impact Award at the 2016 National Television Awards

Continue reading: Aidan Turner Accidentally Reveals Third Series Of 'Poldark' Is Happening

Aidan Turner - The National Television Awards 2016 (NTA's) held at the O2 Arena - Arrivals at The National Television Awards - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 20th January 2016

Aidan Turner

Aidan Turner - 2016 National Television Awards (NTA) held at the O2 Arena - Winners at National Television Awards - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 20th January 2016

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'Poldark' Star Aidan Turner Leads Cast Of Christmas Murder Mystery 'And Then There Were None'


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'Poldark' star Aidan Turner plays Philip Lombard in the upcoming 3-part BBC mini-series 'And Then There Were None', of which the first episode is set to air on Boxing Day. It's a gritty murder mystery with an impressive cast, rounding off a day of comfort and joy with tension and thrills.

Aidan Turner in 'And Then There Were None'Aidan Turner stars in 'And Then There Were None'

Based on the 1939 novel of the same name by Agatha Christie, the series follows a group of ten people - none of whom know each other - who get invited to a mysterious island anonymously, but find themselves under attack from a vicious murderer who plans to kill them all of one by one. It's not clear who the killer is, and all they know for sure is that they can't trust anyone.

Continue reading: 'Poldark' Star Aidan Turner Leads Cast Of Christmas Murder Mystery 'And Then There Were None'

'Poldark' Star Aidan Turner Can't Understand His Sex Symbol Status


Aidan Turner

Aidan Turner may now be one of TV’s hottest pin-ups, thanks to his role as Captain Ross Poldark in the hit BBC drama, but the Irish actor is still struggling to understand his sex symbol status. Despite making viewers swoon with his shirtless antics, Turner says he finds the hysteria surrounding his sexy character all ‘very strange’.

Aidan TurnerAidan Turner stars as Captain Ross Poldark in the BBC period drama.

“Well, I still don't see myself as a sex symbol. Nothing has changed for me in that regard,” Turner told the Daily Mail's Weekend magazine. "There were parts of the show where people could relate to that idea I suppose, but I never felt like a sex symbol.”

Continue reading: 'Poldark' Star Aidan Turner Can't Understand His Sex Symbol Status

Aidan Turner - Celebrities at Chiltern Firehouse at Marylebone - London, United Kingdom - Friday 9th October 2015

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Aidan Turner

Date of birth

19th June, 1983

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.82




Aidan Turner Movies

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