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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 Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name Harington prefers. Harington's uncle is Sir Nicholas John Harington, the 14th Baronet ... See full bio »

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Politics is a game and a profession. It doesn't really serve the people the politicians are supposed to serve. See more »


Landed the role of Albert Narracott in the play War Horse while still at drama school. See more »


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