Christopher Catesby Harington (born 26 December 1986), known professionally as Kit Harington, is an English actor and producer. Born in Acton, Greater London. Harington studied at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. While still at drama school, he made his professional acting debut with the lead role of Albert Narracott in the critically acclaimed West End play War Horse at the National Theatre.
Landed the role of Albert Narracott in the play War Horse while still at drama school.
Wanted to be a cameraman, a war correspondent and a journalist when he was young.
His mother, Deborah Jane (Catesby), is a playwright and artist, and his father, David Richard Harington, is a retired businessman.
He wore a wig for filming the Taht Oyunları (2011) pilot but grew his hair out for the rest of the first season.
Sees himself first and foremost as a theatre trained actor.
Is a huge David Lynch fan.
Did not know his real name was Christopher until he was 11.
Has a fear of spiders, needles, and flying. He gets around by car or train.
He began his acting career with TV Serial “Game of Thrones” (2011) as the role of Jon Snow.
Kit Harington is single and has been in intermittent relationship with Rose Leslie since 2012.
He has been nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actor in the TV Serial GOT category.
Kit won the actor of the year at the Young Hollywood Awards.
Height : 5′ 8″ ft 1.73 cm
Weight : 170 lbs 77kg