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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 »

Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Jon Snow
(2011-2017)
Pompeii
Pompeii Milo
(2014)
Silent Hill: Revelation
(2012)

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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.

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

You find with the really great actors, the ones you really admire and look up to, very often they're very giving, generous, warm people. See more »

Trivia:

He wore a wig for filming the Game of Thrones (2011) pilot but grew his hair out for the rest of the first season. See more »

Trademark:

Curly black hair See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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