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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 & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Game of Thrones Jon Snow
(2011-2017)
Pompeii Milo
(2014)
Seventh Son Mr. Bradley
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 Zog (TV Movie) (announced)
Sir Gadabout (voice)
 2018 The Death and Life of John F. Donovan
John F. Donovan
 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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Personal Details

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 »

Publicity Listings:

4 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:

Kit's recent ancestry is English, as well as Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish, and Dutch. His distant roots include German, French, and Spanish, and, going back to the 1400s and 1500s, he also has remote Italian, Polish, Lithuanian, Austrian, and Danish ancestry. Kit's father is from a prominent family, and descends from many Earls, Baronets, Peers, Dukes, and Viscounts. Many of Kit's mother's ... See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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