Aidan Turner was born in Clondalkin, South Dublin on June 19th, 1983. He graduated from The Gaiety School of Acting in 2004.
He began his film career with two short films called The Sound of People and Matterhorn in 2007. He also played the role as Mal in the thriller Alarm (2008). Aidan is currently filming the two part fantasy film The Hobbit in New Zealand. Expected release of part one, An Unexpected Journey, is December 14th, 2012.
The start of his television career was a guest appearance on The Tudors in 2007 and continuing his presence as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Desperate Romantics. In 2008-2009 he played the role of Ruairi McGowan in The Clinic, a medical drama. Aidan is more famously known for his role as John Mitchell on the television supernatural drama Being Human (2009-2011). He is also playing a role as TT in the upcoming show called Resonance.