Happy Birthday Kit Harington: Interesting Lesser-Known Facts Of “Game Of Thrones” Star

Ankita Chetana |Dec 27, 2019

Kit Harington reached out the fame from the role of Jon Snow in the famous TV series “Game of Thrones” but you may not know some facts about him. Read the below!

Appearing on the decade-long TV series Game of Thrones, Kit Harington has impressed the audiences with his character Jon Snow. Since then, he has become more well-known when ruling the headlines around his treatment at a rehab center. But we bet you still don’t know the other exciting real-life facts about the star, so let’s scroll down to satisfy your curiosity.

Kit 1

All the people call him as Kit Harington or Jon Snow – his character in Game of Thrones, but his real full name is Christopher Catesby Harington. That name was established by his mother after Christopher Marlowe who is a poet, playwright, and translator. Before joining the GoT series, he made his acting debut with the 2009 War Horse in the National Theatre of London.

Kit 3

During his performance for the play, he was fallen into the GoT producers’ eyes that they invited him to cast for it. Later, the series became a history of TV shows that pulling Kit Harington’s stardom along with.

Kit 4

At the time of his audition for the show, he got a black eye but before it, the actor had a fight at a party that gave the injury to his own eye. It could be said that it scored him a historical role in his career.

Kit 2

On being asked what kind of job to do if not being an actor, he said that he would sign himself for a job related to journalism or photography. Actually, he goes under some phobias such as spiders, needles, and crowded areas.

kit harington and sean bean

Many of us don’t know his real name, and he also didn’t until he was at the age of 11 when he entered an exam at school. An interesting point is that Kit Harington’s northern accent in Game of Thrones is from his co-star Sean Bean.

As the English actor, screenwriter and producer turns to 33 today, we wish him a happy birthday and a golden era of acting ahead.


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