Kit Harington

Actor

Born: London, England, UK

BIOGRAPHY

Christopher Catesby Harington (born 26 December 1986) is an English actor, better known by the stage name Kit Harington. Born and raised in Acton, London. Harington studied acting at drama school, while starring in the National Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. His film debut was in Silent Hill: Revelation (2012). He has since appeared in films such as the romantic historical film Pompeii (2014), the computer-animated fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) and the British drama film Testament of Youth (2014). Since 2011, Harington rose to prominence playing the role of Jon Snow in the HBO television series Game of Thrones, which garnered him a nomination for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Award. In 2017, Harington became one of the highest paid actors on television and earned $1.1 million per episode of Game of Thrones.

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