Kit was born on 26th December 1986 in London and grew up in Worcestershire. His original name is Christopher Marlowe, but he prefers to be called Kit, the short name for his original one. His Parents were Deborah Jane and David Richard Harington. Kit has a family background of merchants, politicians and royalty. He developed an interest in acting at the age of 14 after watching the movie Waiting for Gordot. In high school, he went on to study drama and then moved to London to pursue his dream.
Before getting into television or movies, Kit also worked in theater. While he was still learning, he got a role in an adaptation of
. The play got great recognition. He also was a part of the play Posh, The vote and Doctor Faustus. He had by then auditioned for the part of John Snow in Game of Thrones. The series was a hit, and he continued in all its seasons. This role gained him fame and acclaim from all over the world. He still continues to rule the hearts of the people like John Snow. As a result of this, he also gave his voice for the video game based on Game Of Thrones.
He was also seen in a TV comedy series 7 Days in Hell. His debut movie was Silent Hill; Revelation 3D. He has also done supporting roles in flicks such as Pompeii,
and Testament of Youth. Harrison has also given a voice over for Eret in How to Train You Dragon 2. Shortly as well, he has been signing a few films. Let's just hope we get more information to put in here as he keeps working as well as he has been. Awards: Nearly all the awards he has been nominated for are for Game of Thrones. These categories include; Best Ensemble, Best TV Hero, Best Supporting Actor, Outstanding Actor in Drama Series, Actor of the Year, Empire Hero Award and much more. Out of all the nominations, he has won 2 awards.