Born in London, Kit Harington studied drama and theatre at the Central School of Speech & Drama, a constituent of the University of London. Before graduating in 2008, he won the lead role of Albert in the Royal National Theatre’s London production of the smash hit War Horse. The production transferred to London’s West End at the New London Theatre, and he stayed with the role until 2009, after which he appeared in Posh, by Laura Wade, at the Royal Court Theatre in London.
Harington made his much-anticipated West End return in Sam Shepard’s modern classic, True West.
Harington had starred as Jon Snow in the critically acclaimed and Emmy award-winning HBO drama series Game of Thrones. With 38 Emmy Awards, Game of Thrones is the most decorated show in the ceremony’s history. In 2016, he received his first Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Drama Series. In 2019, he received his second Emmy nomination for Lead Actor i