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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)
Silent Hill: Revelation
(2012)

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 2017 Gunpowder (TV Mini-Series)
Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.3 ... Robert Catesby
- Episode #1.2 ... Robert Catesby
 2016 Brimstone
Samuel
 2015 7 Days in Hell (TV Movie)
Charles Poole
 2014/I Pompeii
Milo
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Other Works:

TV commercial for "Dolce & Gabbana" fragrance "The One" - Actor. Directed by Matteo Garrone See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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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:

Used to work in a book store where he often had to lift heavy copies of the ''A Song Of Ice and Fire'' series and grew to dislike George RR Martin as a result. See more »

Trademark:

Sullen looks. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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