Fast Facts

  • Descended from a viscount who served as Britain's Secretary of War at the turn of the 19th century, and is a nephew of a baronet; the family is listed in Burke's Peerage.
  • Originally planned to be a journalist before deciding on acting.
  • Starred in the World War I stage drama War Horse in London immediately after graduating from drama school.
  • Made his TV debut in Game of Thrones.
  • Named the new face of Jimmy Choo in 2015.
  • Played the title role in Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York Theatre in the West End in 2016.

Awards

  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Rose Leslie — Significant Other
  • Deborah Jane Catesby — Mother
  • John Catesby Harington — Brother
  • David Richard Harington — Father

College

  • Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, London, England (BA in Acting, 2008)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Christopher Catesby Harington
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Birthday: December 26, 1986, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor

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