Kit Harington

Kit Harington

Highest Rated: 91% How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

Lowest Rated: 10% Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)

Birthday: Dec 26, 1986

Birthplace: Acton, London, England, UK

Known to fans the world over for his iconic role as reluctant hero Jon Snow on the smash hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones" (HBO, 2011-19), Kit Harington was born in London in 1986. He took an interest in acting as a teenager after watching a production of the Samuel Beckett play "Waiting for Godot." The experience inspired him to begin acting regularly in school plays, later studying drama at Worcester Sixth Form College and eventually enrolling in drama school at Central School of Speech and Drama. Harington was still months away from graduating when in 2007, he was cast as Albert in the National Theatre's production of the acclaimed play "War Horse." The production earned considerable praise and raised the young actor's visibility considerably. He went on to co-star in "Posh" at London's Royal Court Theatre. Shortly thereafter, Harington auditioned for and won the role of Jon Snow. After a lengthy period of shooting and reshooting the pilot, "Game of Thrones" eventually debuted in 2011 and began its steady upward climb as a pop culture phenomenon. Harington would become more and more of a media icon for his association with the character, particularly when he and on-screen love interest Rose Leslie began an off-screen romance, eventually marrying in 2018. However, even as the show's intense shooting schedule demanded much of his time and its continuity required that he keep his trademark curly hair at a particular length, Harington continued to appear in other projects during his limited time off, starring in the ancient disaster movie "Pompeii" (2014), providing the voice of Eret in the animated sequel "How to Train Your Dragon 2" (2014), and starring alongside Alicia Vikander in the period romance "Testament of Youth" (2014). He also appeared in the Western thriller "Brimstone" (2016) with Dakota Fanning and starred as his own ancestor, historical revolutionary Robert Catesby, in the historical mini-series recounting Britain's infamous Gunpowder Plot, "Gunpowder" (BBC, 2017-2017). Harington also reprised the voice acting role of Eret for "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019). After "Game of Thrones" came to its monumental conclusion in 2019, Harington signed onto another epic franchise when he was cast in the role of Dane Whitman in the Marvel movie "The Eternals" (2020). He also returned to the stage, appearing in Sam Shepard's "True West" on London's West End.

Highest rated movies

7 Days in Hell
Testament of Youth
MI-5
Eternals Brimstone
Pompeii
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan Seventh Son

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
48% 78% Eternals Dane Whitman (Character) $156.7M 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zog Sir Gadabout (Voice) - 2019
90% 86% How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Eret (Voice) $160.8M 2019
19% 54% The Death and Life of John F. Donovan John F. Donovan (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet 78% Zog Unknown (Character) - 2018
43% 53% Brimstone Samuel (Character) - 2016
86% 69% 7 Days in Hell Charles Poole (Character) - 2015
63% 49% MI-5 Will Holloway (Character) - 2015
84% 78% Testament of Youth Roland Leighton (Character) $1.8M 2014
12% 34% Seventh Son Mr. Bradley (Character) $17.2M 2014
91% 89% How to Train Your Dragon 2 Eret, Son of Eret (Voice) $177.0M 2014
27% 34% Pompeii Milo (Character) $23.2M 2014
10% 35% Silent Hill: Revelation Vincent (Character) $17.5M 2012

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2015 2021
66% 61% Modern Love Unknown (Character) 2021
No Score Yet 54% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2016 2019 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Extra Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Guest 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet ET Canada Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2019
89% 85% Game of Thrones Jon Snow (Character) 2011-2017 2019
No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2019
No Score Yet 39% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015 2019
No Score Yet 44% Saturday Night Live Host 2019
No Score Yet 41% The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today 3rd Hour Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunpowder Robert Catesby (Character),
Executive Producer
2017
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2014-2015 2017
No Score Yet 28% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet 100% The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2012