Jon Snow Will Win Your Heart Talking About How He Won Ygritte's Heart

Which, coincidentally, is the exact same way Kit Harington won Rose Leslie's, the actress who played her.

Kit Harington (Jon) & Rose Leslie (Ygritte) in scene from 'Game of Thrones'
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Kit Harington, the revived Jon Snow, took a break from lying about Jon to tell a beautiful Game of Thrones love story—his real-life one with on-screen-turned-off-screen love interest Rose Leslie (Ygritte, the Wildling). 

Kit's favorite memory from shooting the entire series was "the three weeks in Iceland when we were shooting the second season," he said in a recent interview. "Because the country is beautiful, because the Northern Lights are magical, and because it was there that I fell in love [with my girlfriend Rose]. If you're already attracted to someone, and then they play your love interest in the show, it becomes very easy to fall in love…" 


Rose Leslie (in gold dress) & Kit Harington (in black tux) at Olivier Awards

At the April 3 Olivier Awards, where they made their red carpet debut

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