Turner wins Best Newcomer at Empire Awards

DUBLIN actor Aidan Turner, known to TV viewers for playing a vampire in Being Human, collected Best Male Newcomer at last Sunday’s Empire Awards for his role in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Fellow Irishman Michael Fassbender won Best Supporting Actor at the event for his role in 12 Years a Slave.

The awards, sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey, took place at Grosvenor House in London’s Mayfair.

 

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