‘Game of Thrones’ actor Kit Harington knows his bastards

Takes one to know one.


Imad Khan


Published May 3, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 10:26 pm CDT

How well does actor Kit Harington, known for playing Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, know his bastards throughout history?

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During the IGN UK podcast, they found out just that. They asked the actor, who also plays a bastard, whether famous historical figures like Confucius or Leonardo da Vinci were bastards.

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He did a lot better than we would have done.

H/T IGN | Photo via Heather Paul/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: May 3, 2015, 4:55 pm CDT