Harington's portrayal of Jon Snow on "Game of Thrones," HBO's series adaptation of GRRM's epic fantaisie novels, has landed the young actor on the A-list. It wasn't that long ago, however, that the novelist wasn't one of Harington's favori people.
''His biggest strength is his honesty and his passion and his heart. It comes from such a raw, emotional, grounded place. That also turns into one of his weaknesses because sometimes that overwhelms his decision-making process of what to do. ''