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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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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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.

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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:

Good friends with Game of Thrones (2011) co-stars Richard Madden, Alfie Allen, John Bradley Rose Leslie and Emilia Clarke. See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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