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Kit Harington is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his role as Jon Snow on the popular HBO TV series, Game of Thrones.

Kit Harington was born Christopher Catesby Harington on December 26, 1986, in London, UK. His mom, Deborah Jane, was a playwright. His father, Sir David Harington was involved in business.

Kit is a relative of the British regal family. Lord Charles II was one of his notable grandfathers. A portion of Kit's fa,o;y were engaged with the well known 'Gunpowder Plot.' According to him, a portion of his family from his mom's side had arranged the death of James I, the ruler of Ireland, England, and Scotland. Kit is identified with James I, from his father's side.

Kit went to the 'Southfield Primary School.' After going through the initial 11 years of his life in London, he moved to Worcester with his family. Until the age of 11, Kit was ignorant of the fact that his genuine name was Christopher.

Career as Actor

Kit started acting in expert dramatic productions when he graduated from acting school. One of his most notable plays was 'Rich,' presented by the 'Illustrious Court Theater.' Prior to that, while still in acting school, he had assumed a primary role in the play 'War Horse.' His performance in the play earned him two 'Olivier Awards.'

Still, a fresher face when it came to screen acting, he tried out for a role in the 'HBO' drama 'Game of Thrones.' Hundreds of different actors from everywhere throughout the nation tried out for the role, however, Kit earned it eventually.

The series debuted on 'HBO' in 2011 and featured Kit as 'Jon Snow,' the ill-conceived child of the show's lead character, 'Ned Stark.' Kit's character experienced a few changes through the span of the series. While 'Jon' was depicted as a gullible however fearless young man at first, he eventually transformed into a strong fight authority.

When the third season debuted, 'Jon' had turned into a fan top choice. Kit's predictable great performance in the series made him a global star. Kit has additionally prevailed upon a few honors the years for his depiction of 'Jon Snow.'

Relationships & Dating

Kit Harington was unmarried and a bachelor for a long time. He is as of now in a relationship with Game of Thrones co-star Rose Leslie. The couple started dating each other in 2012. They have been as one for a long time now and their relationship is going great. Previously, he dated the celebrated Canadian actress Anna Cyzon in 2011.

Date modified: Feb 11, 2020
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