Over the past few years, Aidan Turner has become a household name.
The Irish actor has come a long way since his first TV appearance in 2007, and won the hearts of the nation with his brooding performance as Ross Poldark.
He is currently appearing on ITV’s The Suspect and fans are currently trying to decide what to do with his character in the thriller series.
But who is behind the characters, who is his wife, and when will The Suspect be available to watch?
Here’s everything you need to know.
Who is Aidan Turner?
Aidan Turner is a 39 year old Irish actor.
Before becoming an actor, Turner was a successful ballroom dancer and once placed third in the adult section of the Irish National Championships.
After graduating from high school, he briefly worked as an apprentice electrician alongside his father.
He became interested in acting while working in cinema and decided to apply to Dublin’s Gaiety School of Acting.
He graduated from high school in 2004 and has appeared in several theater productions including The Plow and the Stars, Romeo and Juliet and A Cry from Heaven.
Turner’s television career began in 2007 with an uncredited appearance in the first episode of the historical fantasy series The Tudors which aired in the UK on the BBC.
What is Aidan Turner in?
Turner has appeared in various television shows and films.
He is best known for his role as Ross Poldark in the BBC adaptation of Winston Graham’s Poldark novels (from 2015 to 2019).
He also starred as Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Desperate Romantics (2009), Ruairi McGowan in The Clinic (2003–2007), and John Mitchell in the supernatural drama series Being Human (2009–2013). .
He also played Kili in The Hobbit (2012–2014).
He is currently starring in the ITV drama The Suspect as psychologist Dr. Joe O’Laughlin, who soon becomes quirky when called in to help solve a murder case by tapping into the killer’s mind.
Who is Aidan Turner’s wife?
Aidan Turner’s wife – Caitlin Fitzgerald; 39-year-old American actress and director.
She is best known for her role as Libby Masters on the Showtime television drama Masters of Sex and as the elusive Simone on the Starz series Sweetbitter.
The couple met on the set of the sci-fi film The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then Bigfoot in 2018.
Their relationship was only confirmed in 2019 and after two years of relationship, the couple traveled to Italy for a secret wedding ceremony in August 2020.
The couple has mostly kept their relationship under wraps, but it was reported that their first child was born in January 2022, although neither has confirmed it.
When is ‘The Suspect’ on ITV?
‘The Suspect’ began airing on ITV at 21:00 on Monday 29 August. If you missed the first episode or want to watch it again, you can watch it through ITV Hub currently.
There are a total of five hour-long episodes in the series. Each will air on consecutive Mondays from 21:00 to 22:00 on ITV, with the final episode airing on Monday 26 September.
All episodes will be available to watch on the ITV Hub shortly after they air.