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Kit Harington


Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and David Richard Harington, a businessman. His mother named him after 16th century British playwright and poet Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name Harington prefers. Harington's uncle is Sir ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Jon Snow
(2011-2017)
Pompeii
Pompeii Milo
(2014)
Silent Hill: Revelation
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Gunpowder (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Robert Catesby
 2011-2017 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Jon Snow
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... Jon Snow
- Beyond the Wall (2017) ... Jon Snow
- Eastwatch (2017) ... Jon Snow
- The Spoils of War (2017) ... Jon Snow
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... Jon Snow
 2016 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Video Game)
Admiral Salen Kotch (voice)
 2016 Brimstone
Samuel
 2015 MI-5
Will Holloway
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Charles Poole
 2014/I Seventh Son
Mr. Bradley
 2014 Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (Video Game)
Jon Snow (voice)
 2014 Testament of Youth
Roland Leighton
 2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2
Eret (voice)
 2014/I Pompeii
Milo
 2012 Silent Hill: Revelation
Vincent
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Other Works:

Theatre. Appeared in the title role in Christopher Marlowe's play 'Dr Faustus' at the Duke of York's theatre in London's West End. See more »

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3 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on how he got his six-pack for the movie Pomeii] I've never had a lot of body fat on me, and that's all a six-pack is. Everyone's got a six-pack underneath, the difference is whether you have fat that covers it or not. I've always had low body fat but for this movie, I had to train a hell of a lot to get my six-pack to a place where it looked great on the screen so it was a big training regime. ... See more »

Trivia:

He broke his ankle in 2012 when he was locked out of his apartment building in London and fell while trying to climb to his flat. During Season 3 of Game of Thrones (2011) the film crew had to figure out how to shoot around the injury, including the use of stand-ins in "Jon Snow wigs". Harington felt so guilty that he bought the production manager a bottle of whiskey. See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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