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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 & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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

Filmography

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 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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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:

I wear quite fitted clothing. I don't like wearing baggy stuff. 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 »

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Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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