Kit Harington, born December 26, 1986, in Worcester, England, is an English actor.

Harington attended Southfield Primary School. He then attended Worcester Sixth Form College, where he studied Drama & Theatre Studies.

In 2011, Harington became known to TV audience playing the character of Jon Snow in the HBO television series “Game of Thrones”.

His next appearance will be in the upcoming horror film “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)” as Vincent; and in “Arthur & Lancelot (2013)” in the lead role as Arthur, opposite Joel Kinnaman as Lancelot.