Kit Harington


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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 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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Game of Thrones Jon Snow
(2011-2019)
Pompeii Milo
(2014)
(2012)
Eternals Dane Whitman
(2021)

Filmography

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 2022 Extrapolations (TV Series)
Nick Bilton
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Nick Bilton
 2021 Eternals
Dane Whitman
 2021 Modern Love (TV Series)
Michael
- Strangers on a (Dublin) Train (2021) ... Michael
 2020 Criminal: UK (TV Series)
Alex
- Alex (2020) ... Alex
 2011-2019 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Jon Snow
- The Iron Throne (2019) ... Jon Snow
- The Bells (2019) ... Jon Snow
- The Last of the Starks (2019) ... Jon Snow
- The Long Night (2019) ... Jon Snow
- A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (2019) ... Jon Snow
 2018 Zog (TV Movie)
Gadabout (voice)
 2018 The Death & 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
 2016 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Video Game)
Admiral Salen Kotch (voice)
 2016 Brimstone
Samuel
 2016 Tyger (Video short)
 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:

Stage play True West by Sam Shepard at The Vaudeville Theatre at 404 Strand, London WC2R 0NH; playing Austin. Johnny Flynn costars as Austin's brother, Lee. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 8 Articles | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Rose Leslie  (1 child)

Children:

None

Parents:

Harington, Deborah Jane | Harington, David Richard

Relatives:

Harington, John Catesby (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

Working with animals is always going to be tough because the animal doesn't know it's an actor. See more »

Trivia:

On Pompeii (2014), Kit Harington undertook a heavy 'bulking' regime and a diet of 3000 calories a day to put on 2 stone of weight in 5 weeks. He then went on a very severe diet and 'cutting' regime for 4 weeks to cut back from 12 stone to 10 stone acquiring intense muscle definition in the process. See more »

Trademark:

Sullen looks. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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