Dec. 26th, 1987
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Kit Harington is a British film, television and theater actor.
Harington attended Southfield Primary School between 1992 and 1998. He attended Worcester Sixth Form College, where he studied Drama & Theatre Studies, between 2003 and 2005.
He graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama, a constituent school of the University of London, in London, England, in 2008.
Before acting, Harington originally wanted to become a journalist, a cameraman or a war correspondent. But later, while still in school, Harington, landed the role of Albert in the Olivier Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. The play won two Oliver Awards, which got Harington a great deal of recognition. He was later cast in his second play - Posh - a dark ensemble comedy about upper-class men attending Oxford University. In the meantime, Harington landed his first television role as Jon Snow, in the hit novel series Game of Thrones. The show debuted in 2011, to great critical acclaim. Harington's role is largely filmed in Iceland and Northern Ireland and required Harington to constantly improve his sword fighting skills to contend with the environmental adversities. Harington's made his cinematic debut in 2012 as Vincent in Silent Hill: Revelation 3D. He will appear alongside 'Jeff Bridges' in the upcoming release of Seventh Son currently set for a February 2015 release. He will also voice the villain - Eret - for the sequel of How to Train Your Dragon.
Kit was honored with Actor of the Year at the Young Hollywood Awards 2013, which celebrates the best emerging young talent in film, music and television.
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