Kit Harington

1986 - Today

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Christopher Catesby Harington (born 26 December 1986), known professionally as Kit Harington, is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Jon Snow in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011–2019), for which he received nominations for a Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards. A graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Harington made his professional acting debut in 2009 with the lead role of Albert Narracott in the West End play War Horse. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kit Harington has received more than 26,551,275 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Kit Harington is the 3,104th most popular actor (down from 2,195th in 2019), the 2,619th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,088th in 2019) and the 371st most popular British Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 27M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.14

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.22

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Kit Harington ranks 3,104 out of 13,578Before him are Irm Hermann, Angelo Beolco, Taika Waititi, Dominic West, Vija Artmane, and Sanford Meisner. After him are Peggy Ashcroft, Adam Driver, Maite Perroni, Barry Corbin, Erika Blanc, and Anupam Kher.

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Among people born in 1986, Kit Harington ranks 41Before him are Fahriye Evcen, Inna, Andrew Tate, Leighton Meester, Emmy Rossum, and Marta. After him are Vincent Kompany, Oscar Pistorius, Sebastian Kurz, Claudio Marchisio, BoA, and Ibrahim Afellay.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kit Harington ranks 2,619 out of 8,785Before him are Austin Osman Spare (1886), Dominic West (1969), Thomas Arnold (1795), C. P. Snow (1905), Bill Ivy (1942), and Quentin Blake (1932). After him are Peggy Ashcroft (1907), Billy Meredith (1874), William Robertson Smith (1846), Steve Perryman (1951), Patrick Manson (1844), and Thomas Telford (1757).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Kit Harington ranks 371Before him are Jon Finch (1942), Bob Anderson (1922), Flora Robson (1902), Vanessa Kirby (1988), Ronald Pickup (1940), and Dominic West (1969). After him are Peggy Ashcroft (1907), Cedric Hardwicke (1893), Richard Armitage (1971), Kelly Reilly (1977), Lesley-Anne Down (1954), and Dave Legeno (1963).

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