Aidan Turner

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  • Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Involved in ballroom and Latin American dancing for about 10 years, and represented Ireland in competitions.
  • Played a vampire on the BBC series Being Human, a dwarf in The Hobbit film franchise and a werewolf in the 2013 feature The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
  • While starring on Being Human, he once accidentally left two puncture wounds from his prosthetic fangs in the neck of an actress.
  • In 2009, he received the Hamilton Deane Award from the Dracula Society for best dramatic performance in a supernatural genre.
  • While filming The Hobbit in New Zealand, he and costar James Nesbitt jumped out of an airplane at 18,000 feet.


  • 2016, National Television Awards — TV Moment of the Year: Winner
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  • 2016, National Television Awards — Drama Performance: Nominee


  • Charlene McKenna — Ex-significant Other


  • Attended St. Mac Dara's Community College, Dublin, Ireland; Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland (2004)


  • Birth Place: Dublin, Ireland
  • Profession: Actor

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