Kit Harington biography
Date of Birth: December 26, 1986
Born in Worcester, England, Kit Harington studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London and earned his BA in Acting in 2008. Shortly after, at the age of 22, he landed the lead role of Albert in the play War Horse at the New London Stage Theatre in the original West End production.
Kit rose to fame when he was cast as Jon Snow in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. Moving to the big screen, Kit most recently starred in Pompeii (2014) and How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014).
A descendant of Britain's King Charles II (who had no official heirs but acknowledged 12 illegitimate children through various mistresses), Kit was named Actor of the Year at the 2013 Young Hollywood Awards. He lives in London.