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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 »

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Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Jon Snow
(2011-2017)
Pompeii
Pompeii Milo
(2014)

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2 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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I love going out. I love partying. See more »

Trivia:

Descended from a viscount who served as Britain's Secretary of War at the turn of the 19th century, and is a nephew of a baronet; the family is listed in Burke's Peerage. See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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