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Who Is The Most Famous Aidan In The World?

Updated December 20, 2020 194 votes 42 voters 13.3k views20 items

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How many celebrities named Aidan can you think of? The famous Aidans below have many different professions, including notable actors named Aidan, famous writers named Aidan, and even musicians named Aidan.

Aidan Quinn is certainly one of the most famous Aidans on this list. One of the famous actors named Aidan, he made his film debut in 1984's Reckless. Desperately Seeking Susan, Legends of the Fall, and Elementary are among his notable projects.

Another of the famous people with the first name Aidan is Aidan Turner. He is an actor best known for playing the title character in Poldark. He also appeared in Being Human and The Hobbit series.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Aidan? Just add them to the list!

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    BirthplaceClondalkin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

    Aidan Turner (born 19 June 1983) is an Irish actor. He played the roles of Kíli in the three-part fantasy film The Hobbit and Ross Poldark in the 2015–2019 BBC adaptation of The Poldark Novels by...  more

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    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959) is an Irish-American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 80 feature films, including Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), The...  more

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    BirthplaceRepublic of Ireland

    Aidan Gillen (; born Aidan Murphy; 24 April 1968) is an Irish actor. He is known for his portrayal of Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–2017), Dr. J. Allen Hynek in...  more

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    BirthplaceBirmingham, United Kingdom

    Aidan Davis (born 23 March 1997) is an English street dancer, rapper, and television host. In 2009, he and reached the final of the third series of the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent. He...  more
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    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Aidan Baker (born 1974/75) is a musician from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who has released numerous records both as a solo artist and as part of various side projects, including Nadja, ARC, Caudal and...  more
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    BirthplaceDublin, Ireland

    Aidan McArdle (born 1970) is an Irish actor. ...  more
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    BirthplaceDorset, United Kingdom

    Aidan Alexander (born December 23, 1997) is an English actor. He plays Gioffre Borgia, a younger illegitimate son of Rodrigo Borgia, later Pope Alexander VI, in Showtime's The Borgias. The historical...  more
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    BirthplaceCounty Durham, United Kingdom

    Aidan Chambers (born 27 December 1934) is a British author of children's and young-adult novels. He won both the British Carnegie Medal and the American Printz Award for Postcards from No Man's Land...  more
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    Aidan Girt is a Canadian drummer for the Montreal-based post-rock collectives Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Exhaust. He is also a solo electronic artist under the moniker 1-Speed Bike and...  more
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    BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand

    Aidan Burley (born 22 January 1979) is a British politician. He was Conservative Member of Parliament for Cannock Chase, elected in 2010 on a large vote swing away from the Labour Party candidate....  more
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    BirthplaceGosford, Australia

    Aidan Kirk (born 16 March 1986) is a professional rugby league footballer who last played in the National Rugby League for the New Zealand Warriors....  more
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    Aidan McAnespie (1965 – 21 February 1988) was a republican and Sinn Fein activist who was shot at the Aughnacloy, County Tyrone border checkpoint in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. ...  more
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    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts, USA

    Aidan Daley Mitchell (born October 4, 1993) is an American film and TV actor. Mitchell spent his first few years in Massachusetts, but when he was 3½ years his family relocated to his father's...  more
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    John Christopher "Aidan" Nichols (born 17 September 1948) is an English academic and Catholic priest. In 2019, Nichols was the most prominent of 19 Catholic academics and priests who urged bishops...  more
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    BirthplaceCounty Wexford, Republic of Ireland

    Aidan Patrick O'Brien (born 16 October 1969 in County Wexford, Ireland) is an Irish horse racing trainer. Since 1996, he has been the private trainer at Ballydoyle Stables near Cashel in County...  more
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    Aidan of Lindisfarne Irish: Naomh Aodhán (died 31 August 651) was an Irish monk and missionary credited with restoring Christianity to Northumbria. He founded a monastic cathedral on the island of...  more
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    BirthplaceCounty Kerry, Republic of Ireland

    Aidan O'Mahony (born 8 June 1980 in Tralee) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who plays for the Kerry senior football team. He has 5 All-Irelands, 3 NFLs, 10 Munster Championships, 1 County Senior...  more
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    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Aidan Price (born 8 December 1981) is an Irish former football player and currently head coach of Shamrock Rovers U13's. Price played for Kilkenny City until the start of 2006 when he switched to...  more
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    BirthplaceDarwin, Australia

    Aidan Patrick McLindon (born 26 February 1980) is an Australian politician. He was first elected for the seat of Beaudesert to the Queensland State Parliament for the Liberal National Party at the...  more
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    BirthplaceSliema, Malta

    Aidan Zammit is a musician from Sliema, Malta. He has lived in Italy since 1985....  more
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