Aidan Turner, (Born 19 June 1983) is an Irish actor. He is best known for his television roles as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Desperate Romantics, Ruairí McGowan in The Clinic, and John Mitchell in the supernatural drama series Being Human. He also plays Kíli in the three-part fantasy film The Hobbit. In addition, he is portraying Luke Garroway in the upcoming film adaptation of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.
His television career began in 2007 with a guest appearance on The Tudors. He continued his television career on Desperate Romantics, playing Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From 2008 to 2009, he appeared in a recurring role as Ruairí McGowan on The Clinic. followed by the character of John Mitchell on the supernatural drama series Being Human (2009–2011). His film career began with two short films The Sound of People (2007) and Matterhorn (2007). He later played Mal in the thriller feature film Alarm (2008). Turner portrays Kíli in the fantasy film trilogy The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and The Hobbit: There and Back Again. He will be playing “Luke Garroway” in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, due to be released in 2013. After portraying vampire Mitchell in Being Human and dwarf Kili in The Hobbit, he will come up as a Shadowhunter-turned-werewolf, thus enhancing his career in supernatural characters.