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Kit Harington

English Actor, Known as Jon Snow on "Game of Thrones"

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Kit Harington Biography

Kit Haringtonis an English actor who rose to fame playing the role of Jon Snow, one of the main characters in the series Game of Thrones. He starred as Albert Narracott in the original West End production of War Horse. Harington also played the lead role of Milo in the 2014 film Pompeii and Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Harington was born in London. He is the son of David Richard Harington and Deborah Jane (née Catesby), who was a playwright and taught creative writing for Birmingham University. He was named after Christopher Marlowe. He lived in London until he was eleven, then moved to Worcester, remaining there until he was eighteen, when he moved back to London.

Harington attended Southfield Primary School from 1992 to 1998. He then went on to attend Chantry High School till 2003. He attended Worcester Sixth Form College, where he studied Drama and Theatre Studies, between 2003 and 2005. He graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2008.

His uncle is Sir Nicholas John Harington, the 14th Baronet Harington, and his paternal great-grandfather was Sir Richard Harington, the 12th Baronet Harington. Kit is a descendant of Charles II of England, by his paternal grandmother Lavender Cecilia Denny. Also through his father, Harington descends from politician Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, bacon merchant T. A. Denny, clergyman Baptist Wriothesley Noel, merchant and politician Peter Baillie, peer William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth, and MP Sir William Molesworth, 6th Baronet. Harington stated in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel that he is a descendant of writer John Harington, inventor of the flush toilet. Harington's ancestry is predominantly English, as well as Welsh and Scottish.

Before acting, Harington originally wanted to become a journalist, a cameraman or a war correspondent. While still in school, Harington landed the role of Albert in the National Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. The play won two Olivier Awards, which saw Harington receive a great deal of recognition. He was later cast in his second play Posh, a dark ensemble comedy about upper-class men attending Oxford University. Harington landed his first television role as Jon Snow in the hit series Game of Thrones. The show debuted in 2011 to great critical acclaim. Harington's role is largely filmed in Iceland and Northern Ireland.

Harington made his cinematic debut in 2012 as Vincent in Silent Hill: Revelation 3D. He was honored with Actor of the Year at the Young Hollywood Awards 2013, which celebrates the best emerging young talent in film, music and television. In 2014, he played Milo in Pompeii and voiced Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2.

In 2015, he appeared alongside Jeff Bridges in the film Seventh Son. Harington played Roland Leighton, the main character's love interest, in Testament of Youth, which was released in October 2014. In December 2014, it was announced that he will be featured in Xavier Dolan's upcoming movie The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, alongside Jessica Chastain.

He will star in the 2015 HBO comedy, short film 7 Days In Hell, a film about a 7-day tennis match.

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    Speaking fees for Kit Harington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Kit Harington are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Kit Harington, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Kit Harington speak about?

    Kit Harington is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Actors, Television Personalities, Television Stars, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Kit Harington travel from?

    Kit Harington generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Kit Harington’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Kit Harington for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kit Harington for your next private or corporate function.
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    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Kit Harington or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

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English Actor, Known as Jon Snow on "Game of Thrones"

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Kit Harington Biography

Kit Haringtonis an English actor who rose to fame playing the role of Jon Snow, one of the main characters in the series Game of Thrones. He starred as Albert Narracott in the original West End production of War Horse. Harington also played the lead role of Milo in the 2014 film Pompeii and Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Harington was born in London. He is the son of David Richard Harington and Deborah Jane (née Catesby), who was a playwright and taught creative writing for Birmingham University. He was named after Christopher Marlowe. He lived in London until he was eleven, then moved to Worcester, remaining there until he was eighteen, when he moved back to London.

Harington attended Southfield Primary School from 1992 to 1998. He then went on to attend Chantry High School till 2003. He attended Worcester Sixth Form College, where he studied Drama and Theatre Studies, between 2003 and 2005. He graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 2008.

His uncle is Sir Nicholas John Harington, the 14th Baronet Harington, and his paternal great-grandfather was Sir Richard Harington, the 12th Baronet Harington. Kit is a descendant of Charles II of England, by his paternal grandmother Lavender Cecilia Denny. Also through his father, Harington descends from politician Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, bacon merchant T. A. Denny, clergyman Baptist Wriothesley Noel, merchant and politician Peter Baillie, peer William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth, and MP Sir William Molesworth, 6th Baronet. Harington stated in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel that he is a descendant of writer John Harington, inventor of the flush toilet. Harington's ancestry is predominantly English, as well as Welsh and Scottish.

Before acting, Harington originally wanted to become a journalist, a cameraman or a war correspondent. While still in school, Harington landed the role of Albert in the National Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. The play won two Olivier Awards, which saw Harington receive a great deal of recognition. He was later cast in his second play Posh, a dark ensemble comedy about upper-class men attending Oxford University. Harington landed his first television role as Jon Snow in the hit series Game of Thrones. The show debuted in 2011 to great critical acclaim. Harington's role is largely filmed in Iceland and Northern Ireland.

Harington made his cinematic debut in 2012 as Vincent in Silent Hill: Revelation 3D. He was honored with Actor of the Year at the Young Hollywood Awards 2013, which celebrates the best emerging young talent in film, music and television. In 2014, he played Milo in Pompeii and voiced Eret in How to Train Your Dragon 2.

In 2015, he appeared alongside Jeff Bridges in the film Seventh Son. Harington played Roland Leighton, the main character's love interest, in Testament of Youth, which was released in October 2014. In December 2014, it was announced that he will be featured in Xavier Dolan's upcoming movie The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, alongside Jessica Chastain.

He will star in the 2015 HBO comedy, short film 7 Days In Hell, a film about a 7-day tennis match.

Kit Harington Videos

  • Kit Harington reflects on his journey as Jon Snow - YouTube
    Kit Harington reflects on his journey as Game of Thrones starts its seventh season. Still haven't subscribed to Golden Globes on YouTube?
  • Kit Harington and Matt Smith Comic Con 2013 - Full Panel - YouTube
  • Comic-Con Video: 'Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Interview - THR ...

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  • How do I book Kit Harington to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Kit Harington for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Kit Harington, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Kit Harington or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Kit Harington

    Speaking fees for Kit Harington, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Kit Harington are available upon request for live events and available upon request for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Kit Harington, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Kit Harington speak about?

    Kit Harington is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Actors, Television Personalities, Television Stars, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Kit Harington travel from?

    Kit Harington generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Kit Harington’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Kit Harington for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kit Harington for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Kit Harington or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Kit Harington is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kit Harington for your event is available upon request. Kit Harington generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Richard Madden, Peter Dinklage, Natalie Dormer, Gwendoline Christie and Jason Momoa. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kit Harington for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Kit Harington Speaker Videos

  • Kit Harington reflects on his journey as Jon Snow - YouTube
    Kit Harington reflects on his journey as Game of Thrones starts its seventh season. Still haven't subscribed to Golden Globes on YouTube?
    Kit Harington and Matt Smith Comic Con 2013 - Full Panel - YouTube
  • Comic-Con Video: 'Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Interview - THR ...
    GAME OF THRONES: Kit Harington interview - YouTube
  • Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Reveals His Man Crush and Talks ...

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